APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY: Women's Basketball Completes Comeback, Downs Texas State in OT


Appalachian State University issued the following announcement on Jan. 12.

After trailing by as much as 16 in the first half, App State women's basketball completed the comeback with a 73-65 overtime victory against Texas State on Saturday afternoon at the Holmes Center!

Pre Stanley fired in a season and game-high 25 points on 10-of-21 shooting with six rebounds and tied a personal high with five steals. Having the best game of her career in a Black and Gold uniform was Haile McDonald. After tying her career mark with 12 points on Thursday, the sophomore broke out for a personal-best 17 points (12 in the second half) and nine boards. McDonald shot 6-of-9 from the floor.

Ashley Polacek rounded the leading scorers with 11 points, four rebounds and two assists. Brooke Bigott led the way with six helpers on top of six points. Eight of the nine Mountaineers who played scored, while at some point, made big plays down the stretch.

The Mountaineers will look to build off the win on Thursday against Arkansas State at 8 p.m. (ET) in Jonesboro.

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Source: Appalachian State University

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