Mean Green Claims Sun Belt's West Division Crown With 60-39 Victory At South Alabama
MOBILE, Ala. (2/25/06) ? The North Texas women's basketball team (19-8, 9-6) defeated South Alabama (14-13, 8-7) 60-39 on Saturday at the Mitchell Center to claim the Sun Belt Conference West Division title.
Mia Ajekwu scored 18 of her career-high 24 points in the second half, which was dominated by the Mean Green.
“I was really proud of the way that we came out and responded in a pressure situation tonight,” said
The Mean Green hit 39 percent of its shots in the second half, while holding the Jaguars to a .172 percentage over the games final half. NT also finished with 10 more rebounds (44-34),10 more assists (17-7) and three more steals (7-4) than the Jaguars for the entire game.
Ajekwu narrowly missed a double-double, pulling down nine rebounds to go along with her game-high point total. Erika Bobo also finished with nine rebounds and added 13 points as the only other NT player to score in double digits.