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February 27, 2014

Wayne State women earn first GLIAC regular-season basketball title since 1980-81

The Wayne State womenís basketball team won its first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title since the 1980-81 season Thursday night, defeating Lake Superior State, 80-74, at Matthaei Center. The victory, coupled with Northern Michiganís 67-59 victory over Michigan Tech, secured the conferenceís regular-season title for Wayne State (20-6, 17-5 GLIAC). Wayne State trailed 37-30 at halftime, but outscored Lake Superior (5-23, 5-17) 50-37 in the second half, including a 15-4 run that made it 66-59 with 6:01 left. Des Lavita-Stephens had a pair of 3-pointers during the stretch. Kayla Bridges came off the bench to lead Wayne State with 21 points on 8-for-9 shooting. Imari Redfield had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Shareta Brown added 10 points and 14 rebounds. Lavita-Stephens and Jackie Jones scored 13 apiece.

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