Lenhardt leads Boise State in Loss at Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Boise State women's basketball fell at No. 30 Syracuse 87-48 Sunday afternoon in a non-conference game inside the Carrier Dome at Syracuse, N.Y. Lauren Lenhardt led Boise State with team highs for both points and rebounds with 11 and seven respectively. The Broncos fell to 6-6 overall, while Syracuse improved to 12-1 and extended its home win streak to 52 against non-conference opponents.

Matching Lenhardt's point total was Julia Marshall who scored 11, nine came in the second period on a trio of 3-pointers. Brandi Henton was next in scoring with eight points, all in the first half, to go with six rebounds. Redshirt freshman Lexie Der also recorded six points, five in the final four minutes.

Boise State finished the game shooting 34.6 percent (18-52) from the floor, 30 percent (6-20) from the 3-point arc and 60 percent (6-10) from the free-throw line. Meanwhile, Syracuse countered at 45.1 percent (32-71) shooting from the court, 30 percent (6-20) from beyond the arc and 85 percent (17-20) from the charity stripe.

Brittney Sykes led the Orange to the victory with a double-double on 20 points and 10 rebounds, Kayla Alexander followed with 13 points, while La'Shay Taft added 10.

Boise State opened the game strong jumping out to a 4-0 run in the first two minutes of the game. Moments later, Brandy Henton nailed a 3-pointer from the left wing with 17:28 on the clock to give the Broncos a 7-4 lead. That was the last time the Broncos would lead as Syracuse took control of the game with a quick 9-0 run and never looked back, eventually taking a 46-19 advantage into the half.   


Final Game Summary

Boise State vs Syracuse
12/30/12 1:00 p.m. at Syracuse, N.Y. (Carrier Dome)
 
SYRACUSE 87, BOISE STATE 48

BOISE STATE (6-6)

Lenhardt, Lauren 4-7 2-4 11; Marshall, Julia 4-10 0-0 11; Henton, Brandi 3-13 0-0 8; Askew, Miquelle 3-9 0-0 6; Der, Lexie 1-2 4-6 6; Pelse, Laura 2-2 0-0 4; Lee, Diana 1-2 0-0 2; Reinhart, Kayla 0-2 0-0 0; Martinez, Erica 0-3 0-0 0; Cutri, Rosalie 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 18-52 6-10 48.

SYRACUSE (12-1)
SYKES, Brittney 9-13 2-3 20; ALEXANDER, Kayla 5-6 3-4 13; TAFT, La'Shay 3-8 2-2 10; HALL, Elashier 3-8 2-2 9; TYSON-THOMAS, Carmen 4-10 0-0 9; FONDREN, Cornelia 2-4 3-4 7; FORD, Taylor 2-5 2-2 6; BUTLER, Brianna 2-7 0-0 6; COFFEY, Rachel 1-3 2-2 4; LEARY, Shakeya 1-6 1-1 3; BULLARD, Phylesha 0-1 0-0 0; BUTLER, Tiara 0-0 0-0 0; WILLIAMS, Shanee 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-71 17-20 87.

Boise State...................   19   29  -   48
Syracuse......................   46   41  -   87

3-point goals--Boise State 6-20 (Marshall, Julia 3-6; Henton, Brandi 2-9; Lenhardt, Lauren 1-1; Reinhart, Kayla 0-2; Martinez, Erica 0-2), Syracuse 6-20 (TAFT, La'Shay 2-6; BUTLER, Brianna 2-4; TYSON-THOMAS, Carmen 1-4; HALL, Elashier 1-2; COFFEY, Rachel 0-1; FONDREN, Cornelia 0-1; SYKES, Brittney 0-2). Fouled out--Boise State-None, Syracuse-None. Rebounds--Boise State 30 (Lenhardt, Lauren 7), Syracuse 47 (SYKES, Brittney 10). Assists--Boise State 15 (Lee, Diana 4), Syracuse 20 (COFFEY, Rachel 6). Total fouls--Boise State 14, Syracuse 14. Technical fouls--Boise State-None, Syracuse-None. A-776


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