Area roundup: No. 18 WVU women win 70-51 at Texas Tech
West Virginia's Asya Bussie scored 19 points to lead the Mountaineers to a 70-51 win over Texas Tech Wednesday night in Lubbock, Texas.
The No. 18 Mountaineers (17-2 overall, 6-1 Big 12) outrebounded the Lady Raiders 41-28, and shot 49 percent from the field. Bussie tallied nine rebounds and five blocked shots and seniors Taylor Palmer and Christal Caldwell scored 17 and 10 points, respectively.
Amber Battles led Texas Tech (6-12, 0-7) with 19 points.
TECH WOMEN WIN: WVU Tech's women's basketball team received career-high scoring efforts from Noelani Woodson and LaKisha Adkins as the Golden Bears took down Barber-Scotia College 88-34 Wednesday night at the Baisi Athletic Center in Montgomery.
Woodson nailed seven 3-pointers on her way to 27 points and Adkins shot 11 of 14 from the field to finish with 24 points for WVU Tech (5-10). Senior guard Tracee Mitchell chipped in with 10 points and 12 rebounds for Tech.
Darrian Bush led the Sabers (2-22) with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
MARSHALL BASEBALL: Marshall's baseball team will begin its winter hitting instructional league Monday in Marshall's hitting facility in Gullickson Hall. Sessions will also be held on Feb. 3, Feb. 10 and Feb. 17. The league will be divided into two brackets, ages 7-12 and ages 13-18, and the cost is $25 per session. To sign up, contact Director of Baseball Operations Billy Tecklenburg at 304-696-6454 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOOPS CLINIC: Sports City U and Jim Dabbelt will be hosting a showcase and evaluation for area girls basketball players March 8-9 at Sports City U in Hurricane. Basketball players in middle school and high school will have a chance to be evaluated in skill/drill assessments and game-type situations. The middle school girls session will be Saturday, March 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. High school girls will compete on Sunday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $100 per player. For more details, visit www.scuhoop.com
COACHING CLASS: ASEP coaching classes will be held on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1-2 at Huntington High School. To register, visit www.wvssac.org.