Cunningham, No. 22 Missouri women beat LSU 52-46
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Lindsey Cunningham hit three 3-pointers and finished with 16 points to lead the 22nd-ranked Missouri women past LSU 52-46 Thursday night.
Morgan Stock scored 12 - on 4-of-6 shooting from 3-point range - and Jordan Frericks added eight points, nine rebounds and three assists for Missouri.
Missouri (17-4, 4-4 Southeastern Conference) went into the half leading 33-16 but went scoreless for more than seven minutes to open the third. LSU outscored Missouri 19-4 in the quarter and trimmed its deficit to two by the start of the fourth.
Stock scored nine during an 11-2 run that extended the lead to 48-37 with 49 seconds to play and Missouri held on from there.
Alexis Hyder scored a season-high 23 points, on 8-of-11 shooting, and had five steals to lead LSU (8-13, 2-6). The rest of the team shot just 30 percent (10 of 33) from the field.