The University of South Alabama Lady Jaguars ran past the Spring Hill College Lady Badgers 100-44 at the Mitchell Center on Thursday evening.
USA (1-1) never trailed following a 10-2 opening run and built their lead out to 39-23 at the intermission. Spring Hill never fully recovered from the 1st half body blow as the Jags continued to out shoot and out muscle SHC in the second half.
For the Badgers, junior center Kimarie Bock of Dunedin, Fla., scored 18 points for the team-high and freshman guard Kristin Rogers of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., added 12 rebounds to the Badger cause.
Five Jaguars scored in double-digits led by guard Brittany Rutledge with 19 points.
As a team, USA scored 35 points off 27 SHC turnovers with 13 steals while SHC could coax just 11 turnovers with three steals from the Lady Jags and scored only four points as a result.
The Lady Badgers made 25.9% (15-58) of their shots from the field and continued to struggle from long-distance making just 2 of 15 shots (13.3%) of shots from 3-point range.
USA, on the other hand, shot 50% (36-72) from the field and rained down 13 of 30 (43.3%) 3-point attempts on the Lady Badgers.
Spring Hill (0-3) will play the University of North Alabama (0-3) on Tuesday at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center beginning at 5:30 p.m.