North Texas Rally Falls Short Against Valpo
VALPARAISO, Ind. (12/8/07) ? Valparaiso held off a late second half rally by the North Texas women's basketball to notch a 73-61 victory from the ARC. The Mean Green, down by as many as 22 points in the second half, cut the Valpo lead to six points a
Down 64-46 with seven minutes remaining, the Mean Green (5-6) began its comeback with a 15-1 run over the next five minutes to put the game within reach at six points.
The Crusaders (3-5) answered though with a 3-pointer from Launa Hochstetler with two minutes left and then iced the game from the free throw line.
“I was pleased with the way the girls kept fighting at the end but we can’t get down by so many points like that and comeback against a really good team at home,” said
Valpo led wire-to-wire and burned
Three players scored in double figures for North Texas led by Jo Hall with 16 points.
North Texas has 11 days between games as the Mean Green does not return to action until December 19 when they host