Harshbarger flirts with triple-double as Eagles top Cardinals


University of Southern Indiana Women’s Basketball senior point guard Randa Harshbarger (Philo, Illinois) flirted with a triple-double as the Screaming Eagles earned an 86-60 Midwest Region victory over visiting Saginaw Valley State University Sunday afternoon at the Physical Activities Center.

Harshbarger finished with nine points, eight assists and a career-high 11 steals as the Eagles outscored the Cardinals 40-15 throughout the final 17 minutes of the contest.

Senior guard/forward Kaydie Grooms (Marshall, Illinois) led all scorers with 23, while senior forward Morgan Dahlstrom (Grayslake, Illinois) had her second straight double-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds and four steals.

The Eagles (2-0), who shot 54.2 percent (32-59) from the field, had five players with at least nine points. Junior forward Kacy Eschweiler (St. Charles, Missouri) added 10 points and five rebounds, while junior guard Alex Davidson (Salem, Indiana) matched a career-high with nine points on 3-of-5 shooting from behind the arc.

USI returns to action Thursday at 6 p.m. when it hosts Midwest Region foe Ohio Dominican University at the PAC.


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