Buzzer Beater Comes Up Short For North Texas
HAMPTON, Va. (11/17/06) ? Sanetra Jackson's jumper from 18-feet at the buzzer fell just short and the North Texas women's basketball fell to the Hampton Pirates 65-64 from the HU Convocation Center. In a game plagued by fouls and turnovers, the Mean
In a game plagued by fouls and turnovers, the Mean Green (0-2) rallied from a 14-point deficit with a chance to win at the end but came up short.
“This is a tough loss for us because we fought so hard to get back into the game,” said
The Pirates opened up another double-digit lead at 26-16 with 5:21 left in the first half.
The second half was a back and forth contest as
James ended the game with 12 points in 18 minutes of play off the bench.
“I was proud of the way that Brittney played tonight,” Slinker said. “She was a great spark off the bench when we needed it”.
Amber Jackson, who was held to just two points in the first half, scored 13 second half points and tied her career-high with 15 for the game. Talicia Sanders also tied her career-high with 13 points as three
The Mean Green returns to action on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. as they conclude their three-game road trip at William and Mary.