Saints Explode For 54 in Second Half
Women's Basketball - Wed, Jan. 27, 2010
(Gary, IN) The women's basketball team traveled to Gary, IN for a non-conference match-up against the Red Hawks of IU - Northwest. The Saints shot 57% in the second half and overcame a 4 point halftime deficit to earn their first road win of the season.
Despite being outrebounded 49 - 42, the Saints were able to connect on seven 3-pointers and 54 points in the second half to cruise to an 83 - 71 victory. The Saints forced 19 Red Hawk turnovers on 14 steals. Baysia Cox (Niles, MI)and Jalisa Edwards(Chicago, IL) each recorded 4.
Cox led the Saints and all scorers with 22 points and pulled down 9 rebounds. Alandrea Nailon (South Bend, IN) recorded her 3rd double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Leading IU-Northwest was Juliette Keller with 20 points and 11 rebounds.
The Saints will be back in action Sunday, January 31st, against the University of St. Francis in a Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference match-up.