Ladyjacks Go Cold In Huntsville
Feb. 20, 2013
HUNTSVILLE, Texas - The Sam Houston State Bearkats snapped a three-game losing streak by handing the Ladyjacks a 64-50 loss Wednesday evening at Johnson Coliseum.
SFA (11-14, 6-9) had three players score in double-figures, including a team-high 12 points from sophomore center Porsha Roberts, but the Ladyjacks were unable to slow down the combo of Britni Martin (20 points) and Sequeena Thomas (14 points).
The Ladyjacks managed to shoot just 31 percent from the field and hurt themselves with 18 turnovers. SFA connected on just 2-of-18 three-point attempts as well. SFA also scored just 12 points off the bench and came into play Wednesday averaging nearly 23 points per game in that area.
Sam Houston (14-12, 10-4) lived at the free throw line for much of the second half, making 12-of-19 attempts and 18-of-25 overall for the game.
In the first half the Bearkats closed the final two minutes on an 8-0 run, which included back-to-back made three-pointers from Martin to give Sam Houston a 30-18 advantage. SFA was led in scoring in the first half by Antionette Carter (7 points) and Daylyn Harris (4 points). As a team the Ladyjacks shot just 26 percent (7-of-27), which included a 0-for-8 performance from long range.
Martin led Sam Houston with 14 points, including the final eight of the half, on 4-of-12 shooting from the field and 4-of-4 at the free throw line. The Bearkats shot 42 percent from the field in the opening half and made all six free throw attempts. Sam Houston also outrebounded the Ladyjacks 23-15 in the first half.
The Ladyjacks will now have 10 days off before they return to action on Mar. 2 when they host Northwestern State at 4 p.m.