Date: January 5, 2016
Score: (13) FHU 76, WBC 45
Records: WBC (8-4, 3-4 AMC), (13) FHU (10-4, 6-2 AMC)
Location: Southerland-Mabee Center - Walnut Ridge, Ark.
From the start of the first quarter, Freed-Hardeman University clamped down on defense and held the Lady Eagles to just eight first quarter points and led by 20 points after the first frame. The Lady Lions continued to push the lead and led 42-16 at halftime. Williams responded with a strong third quarter by outscoring FHU 16-14 in the period, but failed to keep the intensity alive in the fourth quarter as they were outscored 20-13.
Stat of the Game:
Assists: Freed-Hardeman (18), WBC (7)
Turnovers: Freed-Hardeman (9), WBC (23)
Inside the Box Score:
• Thompson led WBC in rebounding with eight, and Taylor Williams (JR/Mountain Home, Ark. ) added six boards.
• FHU was led by Kenley Crowell and Brandy Busenlehner's 18 point performances. The duo combined to knock down 11 three-pointers in the contest.
• Team Rebounds: FHU (46), WBC (45)
• Team Shooting: FHU (30-of-79), WBC (18-of-59)
The Lady Eagles will travel to William Woods University on Thursday, January 7. William Woods is receiving votes in the latest NAIA women's basketball poll. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., in Fulton, Mo.
For more updates on the women's basketball team and for live video feeds, check out www.wbceagles.com