HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Spring Hill College women's basketball team closed out the 2011-12 season with a 71-59 loss at William Carey University on Saturday evening.
The Lady Crusaders (13-13, 9-9) led 32-23 at the intermission and held as much as an 18-point advantage at 56-38 with 11½ minutes to play in the second half.
Spring Hill (9-19, 4-14 SSAC) was led by junior forward Jackie Higgenbotham of Birmingham, Ala., with 17 points and sophomore guard Bria Bohanon of Ponchatoula, La., with 11 points.
Overall, the Badgers shot 42.3% (22-52) from the field and 46.2% (6-13) from 3-point distance. The Badgers lost 17 turnovers and were out-rebounded 37-29.
Carey was paced by Erica Moore with 17 points and Crystal Tucker with 14 points. As a team, the Lady Crusaders shot 50% (29-58) from the field and 20% (4-20) from long range.