Mean Green Runs Past New Orleans To Pick Up 68-52 Win
NEW ORLEANS, La. (12/16/06) ? Three players scored in double figures and the North Texas (3-6, 1-0) women's basketball snapped its three-game losing streak with a 68-52 win over New Orleans (5-6, 0-2) at the Human Performance Center. Sophomore Amber
Sophomore Amber Jackson tied her career-high with 15 points as the Mean Green won its conference opener for the third straight season.
“We really played a lot more consistent tonight and I was pleased with our energy,” said
After falling behind 4-1 one-minute into the game, the Mean Green went on a 15-0 run over the next eight minutes to take a 16-4 lead. New Orleans cut the margin to 23-16 with 7:27 left in the first half, but a 15-4 run by the Mean Green to end the half made it 38-20 at the break.
The North Texas lead swelled to 54-27 with 13:12 left in the game, but
A 19-2 run by the Privateers cut the