BURNABY, British Columbia — Central Washington’s women gave 11th-ranked Simon Fraser a run for its money Thursday night, but the Wildcats nonetheless suffered a 67-60 defeat at West Gym.

CWU, which has lost three straight and seven of eight, never trailed by more than 11 points to the Clan and was within 64-60 with 49 seconds left after a layup by Hannah Shine.

Following a free throw by Katie Lowen, the Wildcats Daisy Burke had a layup blocked by Erin Chambers, after which Burke missed a 3-pointer. Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe, Simon Fraser’s senior standout, rebounded and with four seconds left the hosts closed out their scoring from the foul line.

Raincock-Ekunwe, a 6-foot-2 center from Toronto, had 19 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for SFU (12-3 GNAC, 19-4 overall).

Ally Schmitt came off the bench for a team-high 15 points before fouling out for Central (4-11, 9-14) while Hannah Shine added 11 points and Jessica VanDyke 10.

The Wildcats, whistled for 16 personal fouls to the Clan’s nine, was 4 for 7 from the free throw line while SFU was 14 for 21.

Central visits conference-leading Western Washington on Saturday night before ending its season at home next Thursday against Seattle Pacific and on March 2 against Montana State Billings.

CENTRAL WASHINGTON — Hannah Shine 5-7 0-0 11, Jessica VanDyke 4-7 0-0 10, Parker 2-6 0-0 5, Stillar 2-5 0-0 4, Moser 1-4 0-0 2, Ally Schmitt 7-16 1-3 15, Fettig 2-4 3-4 7, Matheson 1-3 0-0 2, Burke 1-5 0-0 2, Johnson 1-2 0-0 2, Martinez 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-59 4-7 60.

SIMON FRASER — Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe 6-11 7-12 19, Krista Collins 7-14 0-1 16, Chelsea Reist 6-11 2-2 15, Chambers 1-7 2-2 5, Lowen 0-3 3-4 3, Wyman 3-5 0-0 7, Van Laare 1-8 0-0 2, Langmead 0-0 0-0 0, Petit 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-59 14-21 67.

Halftime — SFU 31-26. 3-point goals — CWU 4-13 (Shine 1-2, VanDyke 2-5, Parker 1-1, Stillar 0-2, Burke 0-2, Johnson 0-1); SFU 5-21 (Collins 2-8, Reist 1-1, Chambers 1-5, Lowen 0-1, Wyman 1-2, Van Laare 0-4). Fouled out — Schmitt. Rebounds — CWU 35 (Parker 7); SFU 31 (Raincock-Ekunwe 10). Assists — CWU 11 (Schmitt 6); SFU 20 (Raincock-Ekunwe 7). Turnovers — CWU 17, SFU 12. Total fouls — CWU 16, SFU 9.