Butler women’s basketball coasts to win at Creighton

Katherine Strong and Tori Schickel run back on defense. Strong scored a team-high 23 points in the win. Jimmy Lafakis/Collegian file photo. 

DREW FAVAKEH | STAFF REPORTER | dfavakeh@butler.edu

Katherine Strong led the way with a career-high 23 points as the Butler women’s basketball team defeated Creighton on the road 75-43 on Jan. 20. With the win, the Bulldogs moved to 16-2 (6-1 in conference play) and the Blue Jays fell to 10-9 (4-4).

Butler shot nearly 45 percent from the field, aided by Whitney Jennings’ 18 points on 7-of-13 shooting. Kristen Spolyar scored 11 points. Tori Schickel added her ninth double-double of the season by tallying 10 points and 12 rebounds. She also demonstrated vision out of double-teams, collecting four assists. Michelle Weaver led the team in assists, however, marking the 13th time this season she’s done so.

The Bulldogs return to Hinkle Fieldhouse on Friday, Jan. 25 to play the DePaul Blue Demons.

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