Mean Green's Rally Comes Up Short Against New Orleans
DENTON (2/7/07) -The North Texas women's basketball team cut a 17-point deficit to three in the last minutes of the game but came up short, 69-65, against New Orleans on Wednesday night in the Super Pit.
DENTON (2/7/07) The North Texas women’s basketball team cut a 17-point deficit to three in the last minutes of the game but came up short, 69-65, against
The Privateers (8-17, 2-12 Sun Belt) snapped an eight-game losing streak and won its first game against the Mean Green (6-16, 3-9) in the last seven meetings.
La’Della English scored four of the final seven points of the game to help UNO hold onto the victory. She led all scorers with 21 points, hitting 3-of-5 from behind the arc. The Privateers were 7-for-15 from the three-point range.
Erica Howard scored in double figures for the second game in a row with 12 points. She also pulled down a team-high seven rebounds for the Mean Green. Brittney James came off the bench to score 10 points, six of those came from the free throw line.
The Mean Green shot 88.2 percent (15-for-17) from the charity stripe. Howard and Sanetra Jackson both were a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line.
Talicia Sanders gave
With her three rebounds tonight, Sanders became the 11th player in
The Mean Green returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 10 when it plays Louisiana Monroe at noon on the road.