Bulldogs Get Win No. 20 on Season
March 2, 2013
By Jason Clay
By Jason Clay
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Seniors Rosie Moult and Jeanna Furst recorded the 100th victory in their careers as they led the Fresno State women's basketball team to an 80-55 win over Air Force on Saturday at Clune Arena.
"Not many student-athletes can claim they have won 100 games in four years," head coach Raegan Pebley said. "Being the type of teammates Rosie and Jeanna are they would want to acknowledge those that helped them along the way achieve something so special."
The win was Fresno State's sixth-straight on the road and 20th overall victory of the season. The Bulldogs sit at 20-8 on the year and 12-3 in the Mountain West with one regular season game remaining. The 25-point win is Fresno State's largest of the season in conference play.
Moult finished the game with a career-high seven steals to go along with 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Furst had five points, one rebound, one assist and a block.
"We loved our aggressiveness on defense and willingness to share the ball on offense," Pebley said. "Air Force is a team that will bring a lot of energy to each game and it is clear that their whole team is committed to that. We spoke as a team that we had to be ready to match that."
Fresno State forced the Falcons (4-23, 2-11 MW) into 28 turnovers and had 21 steals in the game, which ties for the fifth-most in Mountain West history. The 'Dogs were able to score 30 points off the Air Force turnovers.
The Bulldogs shot 47.0 percent in the game and had season-high 26 assists. Point guard Taylor Thompson set a new career-high with nine assists Saturday.
Junior guard Ki-Ki More had her ninth 20-point scoring game of the season, as she finished with 24 points Saturday on 11-of-15 shooting. Moore also matched her career-high with eight assists and had seven rebounds, coming close to a triple-double.
Air Force shot 36.1 percent in the game and had three players score 11 points.
Junior Bree Farley added 14 points and had three of Fresno State's nine 3-pointers in the game.
The Bulldogs now return home for senior day on Saturday in the regular season finale when Fresno State hosts UNLV at 2 p.m. in the Save Mart Center.
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