Hutchinson CC Sports Information
TOPEKA – Sophomore forward Dejanae Roebuck led a 3-point barrage for the Hutchinson Community College women's basketball team on Wednesday at venerable Lee Arena in Topeka.
Roebuck hit a career-best five 3-pointers and led the No. 13 Blue Dragons to a season-high 14 treys in an 84-53 victory over the Washburn University Junior Varsity.
Hutchinson improves to 4-0 and will conclude its four-game road trip on Saturday in McPherson against the Central Christian College JV.
The Blue Dragons were 14 of 29 from 3-point range, tying for the second-most 3-pointers in single-game history. The Blue Dragons hit 14 3-pointers two seasons ago against Colby. The record for most 3-pointers in a game is 16 against Neosho County.
Roebuck was a perfect 5 of 5 from 3-point range. She matches the team season high for a player this season, tying Makayla Vannett, who had five against NEO on Saturday in Great Bend. Vannett had three 3-pointers of her own on Wednesday. Kelsey Brett was 3 of 3 from behind the arc. Milan Schimmel, Tia Bradshaw and Keeley Tini also had 3-pointers.
Roebuck just missed her second-straight double-double, finishing with a career-high 26 points and nine rebounds. Roebuck was 9 of 15 shooting overall. Roebuck's previous career high was 23 points, scored twice last season. Her previous season high was 22 points against Murray State last week in Great Bend.
Schimmel was the only other Blue Dragon to score in double figures with 13 points. Vannett and Brett had nine points each and Jada Mickens added seven.
Freshman Abby Ogle had six points, but had team highs of seven assists and six steals against the Ichabods.
The Blue Dragons were 32 of 69 shooting overall (46.4 percent) and only went to the free-throw line eight times, hitting six.
Hutchinson out-rebounded Washburn 35-23 and forced 29 Ichabod turnovers. The Blue Dragons amassed 23 assists and 17 steals, but still had 17 turnovers.
Hayley Thompson had 21 points to lead Washburn. Adyson Narber had 12 points.
Washburn hit 19 of 41 shots for the game (46.3 percent). The Ichabods were 7 of 11 shooting in the third quarter, a period Hutch outscored Washburn 21-18. Washburn was 4 of 9 from 3-point range and 11 of 15 from the foul line.
The Blue Dragons never trailed in the game, which was tied 5-all in the early going. The Dragons led 24-17 after one quarter, but extended the lead to 41-27 by halftime on 4 of 6 3-point shooting in the second quarter.