Shocker women win fifth straight

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WSU Athletics) -

Behind 22 points from Rangie Bessard and a career-high 19 from Cesaria Ambrosio, Wichita State recorded a road win at Memphis, 77-64, and moved its winning streak to five in a row.

Wichita State (10-12, 5-3) upped its season-high winning streak to five consecutive and moved evened the all-time series with Memphis to 2-2.

Rangie Bessard scored a game-high 22 points and added six rebounds, three assists, five blocks and two steals. She finished 11-of-16 from the field to help Wichita State shoot 53.3 percent overall.

Cesaria Ambrosio tallied a career-high 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting. Ambrosio also handed out a team-high tying six assists. Diamond Lockhart stuffed the stat sheet again, finishing with 17 points, six rebounds and six assists.

The Shockers finished the game with a season-best 25 assists on 32 made field goals and outrebounded the Tigers, 29-26. Memphis knocked down 10 triples in 21 tries and shot 48 percent overall. 

Brea Elmore led five Tigers in double-figures with 15 points, while Cheyenne Creighton (14), Taylor Barnes (13), Jada Stinson (12) and Alana Davis (10) rounded out the scoring.

Up Next

Wichita State wraps up its two-game road swing with a stop on the East Coast in Greenville, N.C. The Shockers will matchup with ECU on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. CT on the American Digital Network.