Reserve Jamie Ruden and Robbi Ryan led a balanced attack with 12 points apiece and No. 24 Arizona State broke a two-game losing streak by winning its final game at the Cancun Classic on Saturday 72-48 over Columbia.
Victoria Vivians scored 23 points while Teaira McCowan added 21 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 7 Mississippi State rout Columbia 90-54 on Friday at the Cancun Challenge.
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A prelim. study presented at the Amer. Acad. of Neurology annual mtg. found women athletes to be 50 % more likely than male athletes to have a sports-related concussion. Recovery time was comparable. From 2000-14, Columbia U. did pre/post-concussion cognitive tests & tracked symptoms of 822 men & 381 women from football, basketball, soccer, etc. Concussion-sufferers were 3 times more likely to have another one as others were to have a first.