Mean Green Defeats SMU, 84-69
DENTON (12/3/05) - Five Mean Green players scored in double figures to lead the North Texas women's basketball team to an 84-69 victory against SMU on Saturday night at the Super Pit. The Mean Green (5-1) defeated the Mustangs for the first time in t
The Mean Green (5-1) defeated the Mustangs for the first time in three years. The last Mean Green win over SMU was a 72-53 victory in 2001 at the Super Pit. SMU (3-4) still leads the series, 23-13.
Senior Erika Bobo posted her fifth career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. She also led the team in steals with six. The Mean Green forced 25 SMU turnovers and held the edge in steals, 13-9.
Redshirt freshman Amber Jackson posted her third straight game in double figures with 14 points. Eight of the 14 points came in the second half. Junior Mia Ajekwu posted her third career double-double and her second against the Mustangs. She posted 11 points and pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds.
After a layup by Ajekwu tied the game at 46-46 at the start of the second half,
Erica Howard led the bench with 13 points. The