Badger Athletics - Spring Hill College News
April Bradford scored 12 points with 12 rebounds on Saturday
April Bradford scored 12 points with 12 rebounds on Saturday
Women's Basketball - Sat, Dec. 10, 2011

The Spring Hill College women's basketball team avenged an earlier 67-50 loss this season at Concordia College-Selma by taking a 64-62 overtime win over the Lady Hornets in a non-conference contest at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center on Saturday afternoon.

Spring Hill trailed 27-25 at halftime, but rallied to take a 39-31 lead at the 13:05 mark of the second period.

Concordia (9-6), however, turned a 51-43 advantage by SHC with six minutes remaining into a 54-54 tie when the Lady Hornets' Shamika Haye hit a 2-point bucket with 11 seconds remaining in regulation time.

In the overtime, the Badgers outshot CCS from the free throw line by an 8-3 margin to take a 64-59 lead with just 7 seconds on the clock.

SHC junior center April Bradford of Pensacola, Fla., recorded her sixth double-double effort of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Badgers while junior forward Jackie Higgenbotham of Birmingham, Ala., notched her season's high of 17 points.

Three Hornets reached double figures led by Rashida Young with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Temperance Jacobs tallied a double-double for CCS with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

For SHC, the Badgers were 21-of-61 (34.4%) from the field and 8-of-25 (32%) from 3-point distance. While the Badgers continued to struggle with turnovers, they sacrificed just five unforced errors on this day against 12 steals for a total of 17 turnovers to hold below their season's average of 18 fumbles.

Concordia shot 35.2% (25-71) from the field and were just 2-of-5 (40%) from 3-point territory. While rebounds were even at 46 apiece, the Hornets allowed 12 turnovers versus four Badger steals.

Spring Hill (4-5) will next travel to Livingston, Ala., on Sunday for a non-conference game versus the University of West Alabama (1-6) at 2 p.m. at Pruitt Hall.