Missouri women's basketball beats Texas-San Antonio 70-50 in opener

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | 10:24 p.m. CDT; updated 3:11 p.m. CST, Sunday, November 13, 2011

Missouri women's basketball opened its season with a 70-50 win over University of Texas-San Antonio on Friday. 

Junior Liene Priede shot 4-6 from beyond the 3-point line and led the Tigers with 18 points.

Christine Flores, a San Antonio, Texas, native, scored 17 points, collected nine rebounds and had four blocks and four steals.

Missouri entered the half with a 29-20 lead after going on a 9-0 scoring run with four minutes left to snap a tie.

The Tigers held the Roadrunners to 26.7 percent shooting, forced 18 turnovers and had 11 steals.

The Tigers travel to Texas A&M Corpus Christi for a game at 7 p.m. Saturday.


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