Ladyjacks Game Notes: Tulsa
Dec. 29, 2012
FOR STARTERS: The Ladyjacks return home following a season-long six game road trip in which they went 1-5 and will be playing in their first home contest since Nov. 20 against Northwood.
LAST TIME OUT: Despite a valiant effort on the road, the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks were unable to slow down SMU's Keena Mays and the Mustangs in a 71-62 loss at Moody Coliseum Wednesday evening. The Ladyjacks were playing in their sixth and final game of a six-game non-conference road trip and dropped their fourth straight contest despite four players scoring in double-figures.
ROBERTS LEADING THE WAY: Sophomore center Porsha Roberts is ninth in the Soutland Conference in scoring, averaging 12.8 PPG. The reigning SLC Freshman of the Year and is also fifth in rebounding (7.9 RPG).
CRASHING THE GLASS: SFA currently leads all Southland teams in offensive rebounding, pulling down a conference-best 18.6 boards per game. The Ladyjacks are coming off an outing in which they grabbed 19 offensive boards at SMU, led by Roberts' eight.
PRESEASON PICKS: SFA was picked to finish second in the Southland Conference Preseason Coaches Poll and fourth in the Sports Information Directors Poll.
UP NEXT: The Ladyjacks will open Southland Conference by hosting Lamar on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 5:30 p.m. followed by another home contest against McNeese State.