The Western Kentucky women's basketball team (16-5, 9-3 Sun Belt Conference) set a season high for points Wednesday against Troy, racing to a 98-80 win at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Troy (3-17, 0-11) entered leading the league in scoring offense, but ranked last in Division I in scoring defense.

The Lady Tops took full advantage, shooting 60 percent from the field and scoring their most points since putting 101 on North Texas on Jan. 27, 2010.

Junior guard Bianca McGee scored a career-high 24 points for WKU, while sophomore guard Alexis Govan added 23.

Sophomore forward Chastity Gooch had 21 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high five blocks for her nation-leading 18th double-double in 21 games.

Sophomore guard Ileana Johnson chipped in 11 points, and junior guard Chaney Means recorded a career-high eight assists.

Five players scored in double figures for Troy, led by Jasmine Pitts, who had 19 points and eight assists. Joanna Harden and Sarah McAppion had 15 points apiece.

WKU returns to action at 5 p.m. Feb. 7 at North Texas.

See Thursday's Daily News for full coverage.

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