Mean Green Fall To Top Ranked LSU 77-51
BATON ROUGE, La. (11/30/04) ? Facing the top ranked team in the nation for the first time in school history the North Texas women's basketball team fell to the LSU Tigers 77-51 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The Tigers improved to 8-0 on the s
“I felt like we got better as the game went on and we didn’t back down from the runs they made on us,” said
Freshman Talicia Sanders scored in double figures for the first time of her career with a team-high 12 points for
LSU opened the game on with a 16-2 run in the first five minutes but the Mean Green were able to respond with a 8-0 run of their own to cut the Tiger lead to 16-10 with 13:11 in the first half.
The Mean Green were able to trim the Tigers lead down to 45-32 with 14:21 remaining until LSU went on a 13-3 run capped off by an Augustus basket to make it 58-35 with 8:53 left.
“We knew that they are a team that can get hot and make a lot of runs to hurt teams but I was really proud of the way our team was able to continue to battle and fight back after every run they made”, Slinker said.