Second-Half Raider Rally Downs North Texas Women
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (1/26/08) ? North Texas couldn't withstand a Middle Tennessee second-half storm, falling to the Blue Raiders 89-50 at the Murphy Center on Saturday.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (1/26/08) North Texas couldn’t withstand a Middle Tennessee second-half storm, falling to the Blue Raiders 89-50 at the Murphy Center on Saturday.
MTSU (13-8, 8-2) opened the second half on an 18-2 run, triggering a 22 point lead that the Mean Green (9-11, 4-4) couldn’t overcome.
Seven Middle Tennessee players finished with at least eight points, including a game-high 24 points from 24 Chelsia Lymon.
Amber Jackson grabbed her first double-double of the season, and the third of her career. The junior racked up 16 points and 11 rebounds in the loss. Brittney James led the Mean Green with 17 points, just two under her season high.
Turnovers doomed NT, as the Blue Raiders cruised to 36 points off 28 Mean Green giveaways, a new season high for
Jackson and Sanders sparked an 11-0
The Mean Green outshot MTSU to 52.0 percent to 38.5, but still trailed 35-29 at the half.
North Texas heads back to the Super Pit to face