Mean Green Hits 11 Three-Pointers In Loss
DENTON (1/11/07) - The North Texas women's basketball team led by as many as 12 points, but Louisiana-Lafayette came from behind in the second half to defeat the Mean Green, 85-76, on Thursday night in the Super Pit.
The Ragin’ Cajuns outscored the Mean Green, 51-32, in the second half to take the lead in the series, 11-10. The Mean Green (4-11, 1-4) has now lost four straight, while UL-Lafayette (13-5, 5-2) has won its last five of six.
Sanetra Jackson came off the bench to score a career-high 27 points. Trisha Lee followed by tying a season high with 17 points. Erica Howard recorded her second straight game in double figures with 13 points.
Louisiana-Lafayette took its first lead since the opening minutes of the game midway through the second half, 58-57 with a Yolanda Jones layup. Jones led all scorers with 30 points, including 20 in the second half.
Sanetra Jackson cut the UL-Lafayette lead to one, 75-74, with 1:27 left in the game, but Jones responded with a layup to prevent the Mean Green from taking the lead.
After hitting only one three-pointer in a loss to
Hot shooting by the guards led the Mean Green to a 44-34 halftime lead against Louisiana-Lafayette.
Tricia Lee had a hot hand right from the start, scoring eight of NT’s first 16 points, including two three-pointers. Sanetra Jackson hit back-to-back three-pointers, leading
North Texas returns to action on Thursday, Jan. 18 when it travels to