Sherbert leads No. 24 Gonzaga past Colgate 81-31

The Associated Press

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Lindsay Sherbert, a junior transfer from California, had a career-high 22 points in her fifth game at Gonzaga, an 81-31 rout of Colgate for the No. 24 Bulldogs.

It is the fewest points allowed in GU history. At one point early in the second half, Sherbert had 17 points and the Bulldogs (4-1) had a 44-16 lead.

After Colgate (1-5) scored the first basket the Bulldogs scored the next 10 points. When Sherbert and Danelle Walters hit back-to-back 3s it was 18-6. An Ellie Tinkle basket and another Sherbert 3 - she had four in all - and it was 23-8. The margin was 32-13 at the half and Sherbert had 11.

Sunny Greinacher had 13 points, hitting 6 of 9 shots for the Bulldogs, who shot 52 percent. Haiden Plamer had 11 points, 10 rebounds and five steals. GU had a 45-32 rebounding advantage.

Colgate shot 21 percent.

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