Ladyjacks Game Notes: at Southeastern La.
Feb. 15, 2013
SFA at Southeastern Louisiana
FOR STARTERS: SFA (10-14, 5-8) closes their Louisiana swing with a trip to Hammond, Louisiana to take on the Lady Lions, who defeated Northwestern State on Thursday at home. The Ladyjacks hold a 30-5 all-time record against the Lady Lions.
LAST TIME OUT: The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks basketball team came within one shot of making a 15-point second half comeback on Thursday night at Nicholls State, but Annette Davis' layup attempt at the buzzer rimmed out in a 65-64 loss to the Colonels at Stopher Gym. SFA was led in scoring by sophomore center Porsha Roberts (17 points) and sophomore forward Tierany Henderson (15 points). Nicholls (15-8, 7-5) had double-digit scoring performances from Alisha Allen (14 points), KK Babin (12 points) and Jasmine Scott (11 points).
COVERAGE: Saturday's game will be video streamed and have live stats on lionsports.net. 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.
HISTORY VS. SLU: The Ladyjacks are 30-5 all-time against SLU, including an 80-38 win over the Lady Lions earlier this season in Nacogdoches.
BENCH PRODUCTION: The Ladyjacks lost the bench scoring battle on Thursday for the first time since the team’s 85-41 at Oklahoma State on Dec. 6, a span of 15 consecutive games. Regardless SFA is averaging 23 points per game off the pine compared to just 11 from their opponents.
PORSHA SEEING DOUBLE: Sophomore center Porsha Roberts has scored in double-figures in nine consecutive games and is averaging 14.4 point per game in Southland Conference play on 57 percent shooting from the field. Roberts has also moved into eighth place in school history in career blocks with 94.
WHERE THEY STAND: SFA is currently the seventh seed in the Southland Conference standings, tied with Northwestern State with a 5-8 record. The Ladyjacks own the tie-breaker though thanks to their 57-50 overtime victory over NSU on Jan. 26. This season the top-8 teams in the conference make the league tournament in Katy, Texas.