Ajekwu Scores 20 In North Texas Loss To SMU
DALLAS, Tex. (12/5/04) ? In a defensive struggle the North Texas women's basketball team fell to metroplex rival SMU 60-46 at Moody Coliseum. North Texas was held to only 16 second half points and shot just 14 percent from the floor in the second hal
“This is a frustrating loss because I thought that we could have played much better. They were able to take us out of our offense today and we just couldn’t get much going in the second half” said North Texas head coach Tina Slinker.
Erika Bobo extended the Mean Green’s lead to 18-6 with remaining in the first half with a basket off the eighth SMU (5-1) turnover in the game’s first nine minutes.
The Mustangs responded with a 19-7 run to tie the game at 25-25 with in the half.
The second half saw both teams struggled to get any offense going as SMU climbed out to an early 41-36 lead with remaining.