The Spring Hill College women's basketball team lost to LSU-Shreveport in a 51-30 decision at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center on Thursday night.
Spring Hill jumped out to a 7-point advantage at 9-2 to start the game, but LSUS regrouped and took a 23-13 lead into the intermission.
Poor shooting and turnovers by the Lady Badgers led to an ever-mounting LSUS advantage as the Lady Pilots coasted to a 51-30 final score.
The 30 points scored by SHC was their lowest point total of the season.
Lynleigh Hughes led the Lady Badgers with 10 points and Kristin Rogers pulled in 12 rebounds.
LSUS was led by TiKandis Edwards with 14 points and 12 rebounds while Sharday Cotton added 15 rebounds for the Lady Pilots.
Overall, the Lady Badgers were 12-57 (21.1%) from the field and 3-17 (17.6%) from 3-point distance. LSUS (10-3, 3-2 GCAC) was only slightly better from the field, making just 20 of their 65 shots (30.8%) and was 5-18 (27.8%) from long distance.
SHC was out-rebounded 59-33 and out-scored 28-4 in the paint. The Lady Pilots turned five steals into 13 SHC turnovers as SHC took away seven steals and benefited from 13 LSU turnovers.
Spring Hill (2-13, 0-5 GCAC) will next host Tougaloo College (6-9, 2-2 GCAC) on Saturday at 5 p.m. During the game and the men's game that follows, Spring Hill College will be accepting donations to the Haitian Earthquake Relief Fund.