Toreros Tame Lions Behind Kame's 31
Amy Kame.

Feb. 19, 2014

Box Score

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Behind a career-high 31 points from senior guard Amy Kame, the University of San Diego women's basketball team picked up a 87-74 West Coast Conference win over Loyola Marymount University Thursday evening at the Gersten Pavilion.

With the win, the Toreros improve to 21-6 overall, move to 10-6 in the WCC and have completed a season sweep over the Lions. With the loss, LMU falls to 8-18 overall and 5-10 in the WCC.

Kame scored her career-high 31 points, 29 of which came in the second half, on 10-of-14 shooting from the field, while also pulling down six rebounds and dishing out six assists. Sophia Ederaine posted a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds, while Cori Woodward provided a spark off the bench and scored a career-high 12 points, all from beyond the arc. Brooke Jelniker was the final Torero in double figures, as she had 10. Kameron Knutson also had a great game, as she pulled down a team-high 12 rebounds. As a team, USD shot 48.5% from the field, and out rebounded the Lions 41-30.

In the first half, USD came out firing on all cylinders, as they opened the game on an 8-2 run over the first three minutes of action. The Lions would then respond with a 5-0 run of their own to pull back to within one at 8-7 with 16:13 to go.

However, an Ederaine lay-up then sparked a 6-0 Torero run to give USD its biggest lead of the half at 14-7 with 14:24 to go. LMU then responded with an 8-0 run to take a one-point lead at 15-14. The two teams then began to trade baskets, and LMU continued to dare USD to shoot the 3-pointer. So insert Woodward, and she produced nine first half points, all form beyond the arc, allowing USD to take back the lead and go into the break up four at 40-36.



In the second frame, USD and LMU were just about even in the early going, trading basket-for-back over the first eight minutes of action. Then a Malina Hood lay-up with 11:32 to go, gave USD its first double-digit lead of the game at 57-47. USD would see the Lions get back to within six a few times, but the Toreros continued to respond and quickly would retake a double-digit margin. USD never looked back, as they hit key free throws down the stretch to claim the win.

The Toreros will return to action on Saturday, as they travel to Malibu to take on the Pepperdine Waves in a 2 p.m. WCC game inside of the Firestone Fieldhouse.


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