Arkansas State Hands Mean Green Its First Loss In SBC Play
JONESBORO, Ark. (1-20-05) ? Junior guard Ali Carter scored a career-high 24 points to power Arkansas State past the North Texas women's basketball team 75-56 at the Convocation Center. The loss ends a three-game winning streak for North Texas (8-8, 3
“I thought that we came out strong in the first half and they went on that big run to end the first half and we had a hard time coming back from that,” said North Texas head coach Tina Slinker. “I thought that Erica Howard played really well tonight and that we just had a hard time overcoming there inside game tonight”.
The Mean Green jumped out to an early eight-point lead at 22-14 midway through the first half. The Indians (8-8, 2-2) responded with a 15-0 run that gave
The Indians began the second half with a 12-2 run and took a 41-26 lead with remaining.
Junior guard Erika Bobo converted on a rare four-point play that sliced the Arkansas State lead to eight points at 45-37 with 12:03 left, but the Indians again responded with a 17-9 run to lead 62-46 with under six minutes left. Bobo reached double figures for the sixth straight game as she scored 12 points on the night.