SHERMAN, TX – The Johnson & Wales women's basketball team dropped the first game of its final road trip of the season on Friday, falling 65-33 at Austin College.
The visiting Wildcats (2-18, 1-13) could never find a rhythm offensively, shooting 22.2 percent (10-of-45) from the field. Brianna Bailey led JWU Denver with 14 points and seven rebounds for her seventh straight double-digit scoring effort.
Bryce Frank led the 'Roos (18-4, 11-2) with 16 points and 16 rebounds to help her team keep pace in the SCAC regular season conference title race.
Austin jumped out to an 18-8 lead after the first quarter and then stretched the advantage to 31-16 at the break. The 'Roos dominated the third quarter, outscoring the Wildcats 21-5 to blow it wide open.
JWU wraps up the road portion of its 2018-19 schedule Saturday at Centenary (3 p.m.).