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No. 21 Green Bay women beat Illinois-Chicago 67-36

  • Associated Press
  • March 2, 2013 - 9:09 PM

CHICAGO - Sarah Eichler scored 16 points, Lydia Bauer added 13 and No. 21 Green Bay steamrolled Illinois-Chicago 67-36 on Saturday night for its 19th consecutive victory.

Eichler was 6 of 8 from the floor, including three 3-pointers, for the Phoenix (24-2, 14-0), who had already wrapped up the Horizon League regular-season title. Adrian Ritchie chipped in 10 points and six assists.

Katie Hannemann and Megan Wallace scored eight points apiece for the Flames (9-18, 5-9), who shot just 25.5 percent from the floor, were outrebounded 42-33 and committed 18 turnovers.

The game was no contest from the start. Green Bay scored the first 15 points en route to a 42-16 halftime lead. The Phoenix stretched their lead to as many as 36 points late in the second half.

Green Bay improved to 59-6 in the all-time series with Illinois-Chicago.

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