LAS VEGAS — Led by Alexys Swedlund’s career performance, the Washington State women’s basketball team charged to an 85-59 victory over Wichita State in the Duel in the Desert tournament Thursday.

Swedlund connected on 7 of 12 tries from 3-point range and scored 27 points to pace the Cougars (5-6). WSU also got 27 points from Borislava Hristova and 19 points from Chanelle Molina.

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