Megan Still scores a career-high 27 points and the Titans pick up their second conference road win at SWOCC, 83-65.
How it happened: The Titans scored the first eight points of the game and led 16-2 with 6:38 remaining after four made threes. After a SWOCC three with 3:23 remaining the Titans lead was cut down to single digits, 18-11. Meagan Briggs made a jump shot with six seconds remaining to close out the 1st quarter with the Titans leading 26-16.
Megan Still made a pair of three to open the 2nd quarter and extend the Titans lead to 16. A few minutes later Still made two more threes and Megan Fossen made a three to extend the lead to 21 with 4:05 remaining in the half. SWOCC cut the lead under 20 but Emma Jones made a layup in the final 30 seconds and the Titans took a 49-29 lead to half.
Megan Still had 12 points on 4-5 from three; they shot 56.3 percent and made 5-8 threes but allowed SWOCC to shoot 44.4 percent.
Megan Still matched a SWOCC three in the first 90 seconds of the 3rd quarter and the Titans were plus/minus 0 at the 5:14 mark of the quarter. SWOCC ended the 3rd quarter on a 6-1 run in the final 56 seconds to close the gap to 16, 66-50.
Megan Still had nine more points on a perfect 3-3 from the field and three point line. The Titans managed only 17 points and shot a game-low 40 percent. The Lakers shot a game-high 56.3 percent, but were only plus four.
Amanda Tobey converted an and-one with 6:18 remaining in the 4th quarter and ended a 2:48 scoring drought and extend the lead to 18. Tobey's and-one sparked a 15-6 run that put away the Lakers.
The Titans held the Lakers to 36.4 percent shooting and 15 points; six of those points came in the last two minutes when the game was over.
What/who stood out: The Titans made a season-high 15 threes and have made double-digit threes in four straight games; they assisted on 75 percent of their baskets, 21 of 28; their 11 turnovers were the second fewest of the season, the fewest was eight against Centralia at the Titan Classic.
Megan Still had a career-high 27 points and a career-high nine made threes, the Titan record for threes in a game is 10, last done by MaKenzie Ficek during the 2010-11 season; Kylie Guelsdorf committed four fouls, again, but still managed two points, six rebounds, six assists, four steals and one block in only 20 minutes.
What it means: The Titans move to 3-0 in the south and 15-1 overall. The Titans are the lone team in the south with three wins and their 15 overall wins are the most in the NWAC. The win gives Head Coach Greg Sheley his 650th career win, 489 of those have come at Lane.
What's next: The Titans host Portland (1-12, 0-3) this Saturday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. For more info about Portland, check out the game week preview on the women's basketball page.