In what has become a back and forth tilt, the score is 33-31 in favor of UAA at the half here from the 2010 Disney West Coast Tip-Off Classic from the Anaheim Convention Center.
UAA has used a balanced scoring attack while GCU is riding the hot hands of two players.
Senior guard Nikki Aden leads the ‘Wolves with 8 points. Sophomore forward Alysa Horn has also chipped in with 5 points and 6 boards.
Once again, junior forward Kaylie Robison has led the way o the glass for UAA with a game-high eight boards.
For the Lopes, it’s been the Samantha Murphy show. She leads all scorers with 17 points and has gone 4-5 from behind the arc. The senior guard was last years Pac West Conference Player of the Year. UAA will need to find an answer to slow her down.
GCU freshman Maylinn Smith has put up 9 points.
UAA keeps showing their team ability to bring down boards. So far, they are outrebounding the Lopes 23-15.
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