Appalachian State beats Campbell to Advance to the WBI Championship
With a 70-57 win over Campbell (23-13) in the second semifinal game of the Women's Basketball Invitational, Appalachian State (21-14) secured a spot in the championship round.
The teams scored 14 points each in the third period, but App State took over in the fourth quarter. Senior guard Madi Story put up 14 of her 19 points for the Mountaineers in the second half.
With a dominant performance on the boards and a great effort in the paint, App State pulled off the victory outrebounding Campbell 49-35. Junior forward/center Bayley Plummer pulled down 20 of those rebounds. In addition, the Mountaineers scored 44 points in the paint compared to 36 points by the Camels
North Texas travels to App State for a title game showdown on Wednesday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Madi Story 19 points, 6 rebounds
Pre Stanley 15 points, 6 rebounds
Bayley Plummer 14 points, 20 rebounds
Ashley Polacek 10 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
Lauren Carter 12 points, 6 rebounds, 6 steals
Hayley Barber 12 points, 6 rebounds
Taya Bolden 10 points, 7 rebounds