Oregon State Women’s Basketball Team Rolling
The Oregon State Women’s Basketball Team remained undefeated in Italy. They won their first two games of their four-game tour of the country. In fact, they easily won against their opponents.
The Beavers opened their exhibition game tour last Saturday with a 103-43 beating of Lazio Select. The spent Sunday and Monday in Florence. Then they stayed in Venice from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Last Tuesday night, they played against Ponzano Basket. The game was lopsided from the start. It ended with the score of 106-45, making it the second blowout game for the team in a row. The team hopes it continues the streak in its next two games.
Oregon State Women Gaining Experience
In their second game, senior Mikayla Pivec hit eight of her ten shots to get a total of 16 points. Also, she added 10 rebounds, four blocks, four steals, and five assists.
However, it is junior Destiny Slocum who led the team with 25 points. She scored seven of her ten attempts from the three-point range, according to reports from sports news sites.
Aleah Goodman added 21 points from 9 of 14 shooting. Freshman Taylor Jones had a double-double for the game with 16 points and eleven rebounds. The Oregon State Women’s Basketball Team had a shooting percentage of 56.8 against Ponzano Basket, which is a pro team playing in Serie A2 of Italy. However, bookie pay per head services providers were surprised how OSU bulldozed the pro team.
Although the games were lopsided, the scores didn’t matter to the team. The coaching staff is looking at the efforts of the players. Coach Scott Rueck said that his team has a great mindset going into their first two games in Italy. Teamwork is hard to develop. In fact, it is easier to learn how to be a bookie the fast and easy way than to develop team chemistry.
Per head sportsbook reporters expect the team’s starting five to be Destiny Slocum at the point, Mikayla Pivec at shooting guard, and Taya Corosdale at forward. However, some question if Kat Tudor will return next season. If she doesn’t, then the team will go to Aleah Goodman in the third guard position. The coach might tap Madison Washington to provide more defense into the lineup.