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    Ladyjacks Game Notes: Central Arkansas/Oral Roberts
    Senior guard Ashlee Mells and the Ladyjacks face the Sugar Bears Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
    Senior guard Ashlee Mells and the Ladyjacks face the Sugar Bears Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

    Jan. 8, 2013

    SFA (6-8, 1-2) at UCA (9-4, 2-0)/ORU (4-8, 1-1) Notes - Game 15/16 Notes

    SFA at Central Arkansas
    Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 • 5:30 p.m. (CST)
    Farris Center (5,000)
    Radio: Q107.7 FM; www.q1077.com
    TV: None
    Live Stats: www.ucasports.com
    Social Media: twitter.com/SFA_WBB 

    SFA at Oral Roberts
    Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 • 5:00 p.m. (CST)
    Mabee Center (10,525)
    Radio: Q107.7 FM; www.q1077.com
    TV: None
    Live Stats: www.orugoldeneagles.com
    Social Media: twitter.com/SFA_WBB 

    Ladyjacks
    Record: 6-8, 1-2
    Last 5/Streak: 2-3/W-1
    Coach: Brandon Schneider
    Career: 347-108 (15th season)
    At SFA: 41-36 (3rd season)
    SID: Kenny Bybee
    E-Mail: bybeeka@sfasu.edu
    Web: www.sfajacks.com

    Sugar Bears
    Record: 9-4, 2-0
    Last 5/Streak: 4-1/W-3
    Coach: Sandra Rushing
    Career: 403-255 (24th season)
    At UCA: 9-4 (1st season)
    SID: Josh Goff
    E-Mail: jgoff@uca.edu
    Web: www.ucasports.com

    Golden Eagles
    Record: 4-8
    Last 5/Streak: 1-4/L-1
    Coach: Misti Cussen
    Career: 4-8 (1st season)
    At McNeese St.: Same
    SID: Rob Walden
    E-Mail: rwalden@oru.edu
    Web: www.orugoldeneagles.com

    FOR STARTERS: The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks look to carry some momentum following a win over the Islanders on Monday with a pair of tough road contests at Central Arkansas on Thursday (5:30 p.m.) and Oral Roberts on Saturday (5 p.m.).

    LAST TIME OUT: Tierany Henderson and Porsha Roberts each scored a game-high 17 points and Antionette Carter added 12 points as well to help the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks earn their first Southland Conference victory of the season, defeating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 66-47 Monday evening at the American Bank Center. SFA shot a season-best 49 percent from the field, connecting on 24-of-49 attempts, which included 5-of-14 (36%) from three-point territory.

    COVERAGE: Thursday and Saturday's games will have live stats available on both www.ucasports.com and www.orugoldeneagles.com. As always, Twitter updates will be provided throughout at @SFA_WBB.

    The Last Meeting
    Central Arkansas45
    SFA54
    January 11, 2012
    Nacogdoches, Texas
    SFA Gets Best Of UCA In Conference Showdown, 54-45
    Behind a staggering defense, balanced scoring and their best start to a contest this season, the SFA Ladyjacks took down the Southland Conference powerhouse Central Arkansas Sugar Bears 54-45 Wednesday evening at William R. Johnson Coliseum.

    HISTORY VS. UCA: SFA holds a 7-2 all-time lead over the Sugar Bears, which includes a home victory over UCA in Nacogdoches last season. 

    HISTORY VS. ORU: The Ladyjacks and Golden Eagles have played just twice and split both games. This will mark the first meeting between the two schools with ORU as a member of the Southland Conference.

    PORSHA ON THE PROWL: Sophomore center Porsha Roberts has stayed away from the sophomore slump and is 9th in the conference in scoring (12.6 ppg), fifth in rebounding (7.6), fourth in FG% (.538), and second in blocks (1.4 bpg).

    A 1-2-3 PUNCH: SFA had three players score in double-figures Monday; Roberts (17), Henderson (17), Carter (12) and are now 4-2 this season when at least three players reach double-figures. 

    60 IS THE MAGIC NUMBER: The Ladyjacks ran their mark to 4-0 this season when holding their opponents below 60 points on the season in their 66-47 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

    BENCH PRODUCTION: SFA's bench has outscored its oppnents in 11 of 14 games this season and by an average of 22.1-13.8.

    NO REST FOR THE WEARY: The Ladyjacks are in the midst of playing five games in 10 days concluding with their game Saturday in Tulsa, OK against Oral Roberts.

    PRESEASON PICKS: SFA was picked to finish second in the Southland Conference Preseason Coaches Poll and fourth in the Sports Information Directors Poll.

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