Senior Elle Ruffridge yells out to her teammates after a Lady Bears score during the game against Drake Friday, Jan. 22 at JQH Arena. The Bears beat the Bulldogs 73-72.Greta Cross/The Standard
The Missouri State Lady Bears defeated the Drake Bulldogs 73-72 in a thriller Friday evening, their first home game in more than a month.
MSU came out firing in the first quarter, outscoring Drake 25-18, behind nine first quarter points from senior Ellie Ruffridge. She finished with 16 points.
“I’m a shooter and I’m going to shoot,” Ruffridge said. “Props to my teammates.