Cornell claimed its third double-digit league win in eight days to improve to 7-0 overall, 3-0 in the MWC. The Rams have beaten their first seven opponents by an average margin of 22.6 points per game.
The Rams broke this one open with a 17-2 spurt early in the second half. Cornell got buckets from five different players during the flurry, turning an eight-point game into a 49-26 advantage with 11:50 left to play.
Dicus recorded her sixth career double-double in helping the Rams secure a 47-31 edge on the boards and a 30-10 advantage in points in the paint. The Mount Vernon High School graduate had another efficient shooting game, hitting 5-of-7 field goals while going 6-of-9 from the foul line.
Dicus entered the week as the NCAA Division III leader in field goal percentage, now hitting at a 78.8-percent clip (41-of-52). She grabbed five of the team's 19 offensive rebounds.
Kathryn Schilling and Chelsea Harris chipped in six points apiece for the Rams, who shot a modest 40.0 percent (26-of-65) from the floor. Freshman Kellie Kuzmanic distributed a team-best five assists, while Schilling dished out four. Harris notched four of the team's 11 steals.
Alex Deshler and Amber Lisowe had 21 and 18 points, respectively, for Lawrence (1-6, 0-5 MWC). The Vikings were held to 33.3 percent shooting (18-of-54) for the game.
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