EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Junior Sara Dickey scored a team-best 24 points, but LeAsia Wright countered with 27 of her own to lead Murray State to a 73-54 victory over the University of Evansville women's basketball team in the home opener on Saturday at the Ford Center. Dickey hit 8 of her 19 attempts, including three triples to finish with 24 points. She also had five rebounds and three assists. Ashley Hawkins also had a good game, posting 8 points and a team-high 8 rebounds. With the loss, Evansville falls to 1-6 on the season. Murray State (3-5) was led by Wright's 27-point effort as she hit 8 triples. Ke'Shaun James finished the day with 17. In the first quarter, Evansville took a 9-8 advantage midway through the period on a Dickey jumper. The lead would extend to 15-11 as Dickey struck again with 2:18 left. The Racers scored the final three in the last minute to cut the gap to 15-14 after the first stanza. After Camary Williams hit a free throw to open up the second quarter, Wright nailed three treys in a row to put MSU on top 23-20. Their run would continue as the outscored UE by a 24-9 margin in the period to lead 38-24 at the half. Evansville cut the gap to ten one time in the third quarter and made it a 58-49 game on a Dickey triple in the fourth, but the Racers had the answer once again and hung on for the 73-54 triumph. Next up for the Aces is a trip to Nebraska where they will take on the Cornhuskers on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.