Mean Green Defeats Troy To Set Up SBC West Title Game At South Alabama
TROY, Ala. (2/23/06) ? The North Texas women's basketball team defeated Troy 73-66 on Thursday at Trojan Arena on Thursday to set up a show down with South Alabama on Saturday in a game that will decide the Sun Belt Conference West Division champion.
The Mean Green snapped a two-game skid and improved to 18-8 overall and 8-6 in league play. The Trojans dropped their second straight game and fell to 9-16 overall and 3-11 in Sun Belt action.
Senior guard Erika Bobo became the 10th player in school history to score 1,000 career points as she finished with 14 to give her 1,007. She scored seven points in the first half to help the Mean Green take a 39-30 advantage into the locker room.
The Mean Green quickly took a double-digit lead to start the second half and didn’t let
North Texas shot 43 percent from the field, including .714 from beyond the arc, while holding
The Mean Green had three players score in double figures, including Ajekwu with a career-tying 23 points. Bobo and Erica Howard followed with 14 and 11 points, respectively.
North Texas swept the season series and is now 4-0 all-time versus
NT’s game against South Alabama on Saturday is scheduled to tip at 6 p.m. and can be heard live on KNTU, 88.1 FM, in the