Ladyjack Game Notes: vs. UCA (SLC Tournament)
March 11, 2013
Stephen F. Austin vs. Central Arkansas
FOR STARTERS: The No. 7 seed Ladyjacks will be making their 26th consecutive postseason appearance when they face No. 6 seed Central Arkansas Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the firstround of the Southland Conference Tournament.
HISTORY VS. UCA: SFA went 1-1 against UCA in the regular season with both teams protecting their respective home courts.In the mostrecent matchup the Ladyjacks defeated the Sugar Bears, 53-45 back on Feb. 7 in Nacogdoches. SFA holds an 8-2 all-time advantage over UCA. Both teams have met once in the SLC Tourney with UCA beating SFA, 71-62 in the 2011 firstround.
THE IDES OF MARCH: SFA has a 40-10 (.800) all-time record in the SLC Tournament and has won 15 titles. The total wins, winning percentage and titles are the most in league history.
LAST TIME OUT: The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks basketball team closed the 2012-13 regular season in winning fashion on Saturday with a 58-52 victory over the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders on Senior Night at William R. Johnson Coliseum. Sophomore center Porsha Roberts led the Ladyjacks in scoring with 15 points, followed by 11 points from sophomore forward Tierany Henderson. As a team the Ladyjacks shot 49 percent from the field compared to just 31 percent from the Islanders.
COVERAGE: Wednesday's game will be video streamed and have live stats on www.southland.org. The game will also be on the radio 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.
ROBERTS NAMED ALL-SLC, ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM: Sophomore center PorshaRoberts capped off a stellar 2012-13 regular season by being named to the All-SLC Second Team on Monday. Roberts ended the regular season averaging 14.5 ppg on 57% shooting and 7.7 rpg. The Waco, Texas native was also chosen to the SLC All-Defensive Team after leading the conference in blocks (44) at 1.6 per game
HOLDING HERBERT DOWN: UCA seniorforward Megan Herbert, who just earned herthird consecutive SLC Player of the Year, has gone 3-4 all-time against SFA and in the last three years is shooting just .403 percent from the floor while averaging 16.8 ppg and 11.6 rpg.
BENCH PRODUCTION: SFA has done a tremendous job all season of getting production off their bench and are averaging 22.5 points per game compared to just 10.9 from their opponents.
KEEP 'EM UNDER 60: SFA held AMCC to just 52 points last Saturday, helping run the Ladyjacks overall record to 9-1 when their opponents score less than 60 points.