Women's Basketball Defeats TWU In Exhibition Game
DENTON, Texas (11/11/08) - Senior Jo Hall posted a double-double to lead the North Texas women's basketball team to an 85-77 exhibition victory against TWU on Tuesday night at the Super Pit.
DENTON, Texas (11/11/08) Senior Jo Hall posted a double-double to lead the North Texas women’s basketball team to an 85-77 exhibition victory against TWU on Tuesday night at the Super Pit.
Mean Green head coach Shanice Stephens made her coaching debut and is now 1-0 in exhibition games at
TWU kept it close for most of the first half, but
Hall led four players in double figures with 18 points. She also pulled down a team-high 14 rebounds. Yari Escalera and Tricia Lee also scored in double figures with 13 and 10 points, respectively. Freshman Brittani Bailey led the newcomers with 12 points and six rebounds. The Mean Green shot 47.3 percent from the field in the game.
Mansa El also had a nice debut for
Jessica Durr of TWU led all scorers with 25 points. Renee Renz followed with 23 points and 12 rebounds.
The Mean Green forced 19 steals and held the edge in rebounds, 56 to 43.
North Texas opens its season on Monday, Nov. 17 when the Mean Green faces