Fayetteville, NC- The NC Wesleyan College women's basketball team cruised to their 4th straight win on Saturday defeating Methodist University 72-53 in Fayetteville.
Junior guard Cydney Nichols led the Bishops with 18 points and 7 rebounds on 8 of 14 shooting.
Juniors Kayla Johnson and Myrayna Watkins also scored in double figures with each posting 13 points apiece while Watkins added 7 rebounds , 3 steals and 2 assists.
Wesleyan led 32-24 at the half over the Monarchs before outscoring them 19-11 in the third quarter and would go on for the 19-point win. The Bishops shot 38 percent for the game while holding MU to just 34 percent from the floor and only 15 percent from 3-point range.
Wesleyan continues their best start to a season since 2002 by improving to 13-4 on the season and 8-1 in the conference.
They will next return home to host Meredith College on Wednesday evening at 7 PM.