Mean Green Women Holds Off Prairie View A&M
DENTON (11/28/06) - The North Texas women's basketball team handed Prairie ViewA M its first loss of the season with a 77-74 hard-fought victory on Tuesday night in the Super Pit. The Mean Green (2-3) won its second straight game at home and now head
The Mean Green (2-3) won its second straight game at home and now heads off on a nine-game road trip. The Panthers fall to 2-1 on the young season.
The Mean Green held the edge in rebounds, 50 to 37, and scored 19 points off second-chance opportunities. The 50 points was a season high for the Mean Green. Talicia Sanders led the team in rebounds with a season-high 15 boards.
Four players led
Howard scored six points in a
Prairie View A&M tied the game twice at the start of the second half (35-35 & 37-37). Sanetra Jackson led
The Panthers took its first lead since the early minutes of the first half, 52-51, with a basket by Twila Stokes. Brittney James gave
The Panthers clawed back to tie the game again, 62-62, after two free throws by Shavonne Smith, who finished with a game-high 30 points. She went 5-for-10 from three-point range.
Prairie View A&M refused to go away, cutting a Mean Green lead to three points twice with under a minute to go in the game. The Mean Green hit two free throws to seal the win.