Big win for Wolverines over Chicago State

Backed by Robyn Fairbanks’ impressive 28 points and 14 rebounds performance, the Wolverines finished off Chicago State with a 79-50 win.

The Canadian duo of Fairbanks and Julie McMurray stepped up once again with big performances.

Fairbanks upped her scoring average to 25.3 as her numbers continue to climb each game as she finishes out her senior season with UVU.

As always, Fairbanks had the help of her Canadian teammate. McMurray put a big 20 points on the board for the Wolverines, nine of which were three-pointers and 17 of the 20 were scored during the second half.
McMurray also pulled down six rebounds.

The first half ended with only a four-point difference, 27-23, in favor of the Wolverines. UVU and Chicago State both started out strong after the half began, but the Wolverines proved stronger by scoring 52 of their total 79 game points during the second half while Chicago State scored only 27 points.

The Wolverines as a team hit 47 percent or their shots during the game.
Senior Hollie Beaman also had a solid night on the hardwood. Beaman dished out 11 assists coupled with her 11 points, in a total of 33 minutes.

Asumi Nakayama continued her consistent performance leading the Wolverines at the point, finishing the game with five assists and a total of six points in her 33 minutes.
UVU increased to a four-game winning streak UVU after the victory. The Wolverines will be on the road for the next few weeks and will return to defend their home court on Feb. 28 to take on New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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