Porsha Roberts and the No. 7 seed Ladyjacks will play the No. 3 Lamar Lady Cardinals Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
March 14, 2013
No. 7 SFA (14-16, 8-10) vs. No. 3 LU (20-9, 12-6)- SLC Tourney Notes
Stephen F. Austin vs. Lamar
Thursday, Mar. 14, 2013 • 1:30 p.m. (CST)
Leonard E. Merrell Center (7,200)
Radio: Q107.7 FM; www.q1077.com
Live Stats/Video Stream: www.southland.org
Social Media: twitter.com/SFA_WBB
Record: 14-16, 8-10
Last 5/Streak: 3-2/W-2
Head Coach: Brandon Schneider
Career: 355-116 (15th season)
At SFA: 49-44 (3rd season)
SID: Kenny Bybee
Record: 20-9, 12-6
Last 5/Streak: 3-2/W-1
Head Coaches: Larry Tidwell
Career: 126-64 (6th season)
At LU: 126-64 (6th season)
SID: Pat Murray
FOR STARTERS: The No. 7 seed Ladyjacks, making their 26th consecutive postseason appearance, will face No. 3 seed Lamar on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals of the Southland Conference Tournament. SFA has a 41-10 (.803) 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.
HISTORY VS. LU: SFA went 0-2 against Lamarin the regular season, including a 61-55 loss back on Feb. 2 in Beaumont.In that contest the Ladyjacks had a season-high 33 turnovers. Thursday will mark the sixth meeting between the Ladyjacka and Lady Cardinals in the SLC Tournament with SFA having a 3-2 advantage. SFA defeated Lamar 76-64 in the firstround of last year’s SLC Tourney. SFA is 42-11 all-time overall against Lamar.
THE IDES OF MARCH: SFA has a 41-10 (.803) 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.
COVERAGE: Thursday'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
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 UCA to just 59 points on Wednesday, helping run the Ladyjacks overall record to 10-1 when their opponents score less than 60 points.