ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern’s Lady Ranger basketball team fell victim to No. 19 Lubbock Christian on Thursday night, dropping a 76-57 game at Percefull Fieldhouse.
After eight lead changes in the opening 10 minutes, Lubbock spurred an 18-5 run to close out the first half, ahead 42-29. LCU extended its lead by as much as 21 points in the second half.
Eight LCU three-pointers in the first half boosted the Lady Chaps, who held NWOSU to not a single three-pointer in the opening half.
Northwestern shot 38 percent as a team and hit just two of nine three-pointers. The Lady Rangers were paced by Mandy Norman and Kenidra Scott, who had 15 and 14 points, respectively.
Northwestern was beat on the boards, 43-29, while 30 of LCU’s points came from beyond the arc.
Lubbock Christian hit 48 percent on the night and was led by Shamika Singleton’s 18 points. Severyn Smith canned four treys, while adding 16 points.
The Lady Rangers, who are currently 6-4 overall and 0-2 in the SAC Conference, will host Wayland Baptist (Tex.) on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Thu, December 3, 2009
by Ryan Hintergardt