Ladyjacks Game Notes: vs. Central Arkansas
Feb. 6, 2013
FOR STARTERS: SFA (9-12, 4-6) returns home following a three-game road trip in which they went 1-2 to face a Central Arkansas (13-8, 6-4) team that lost two consecutive home games. The Ladyjacks have a 5-3 record at William R. Johnson Coliseum this season and have won two straight games in Nacogdoches.
LAST TIME OUT: Last Saturday the Ladyjacks were unable to overcome a season-high 33 turnovers and the Lamar Lady Cardinals took advantage by forcing overtime and pulling out a 61-55 victory Saturday afternoon at the Montagne Center. SFA was led in scoring by sophomore center Porsha Roberts, who scored 16 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field and a perfect 6-of-6 at the free throw line.
COVERAGE: Thursday's game will be video streamed on www.sfajacks.com, as well as live stats. The game will also be broadcast on Q107.7 FM with James Dixon on the call, as well as q1077.com. As always, Twitter updates will be provided throughout at @SFA_WBB.
PINK OUT NIGHT: Thursday's game will be Pink Out Game in support of breast cancer awareness. T-shirts will be given out prior to the contest.
HISTORY VS. UCA: SFA is 7-2 all-time against UCA. The Sugar Bears defeated SFA earlier this season, 57-54 on Jan. 10 in Conway.
BENCH PRODUCTION: The Ladyjacks have now won the bench scoring comparison in 18 of 21 games after outscoring Lamar, 32-8. SFA is averaging 22.7 points per game off their bench, 11 points better than their opponents (11.7).
PORSHA CARRYING THE LOAD: Sophomore center Porsha Roberts has scored in double-figures in six consecutive games and is averaging 14.3 point per game in Southland Conference play. The reigning SLC Freshman of the Year has scored 10 or more points in every conference game except two.
WHERE THEY STAND: The Ladyjacks are currently the seventh seed in the Southland Conference. This season the top-8 teams in the conference make the league tournament in Katy, Texas.