MOBILE, Ala. – The Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Lady Knights took an 81-53 non-conference women's basketball win over the Spring Hill College Badgers on Monday evening at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center.
The Lady Knights (6-2) claimed a 42-23 lead at halftime and maintained a 20-point cushion throughout most of the 2nd half.
Spring Hill was led offensively by senior forward Sha Sha Buchanan with 14 points and eight rebounds as the Badgers shot 28.6% (16-56) from the field and just 16.7% (1-6) from 3-point range. SHC also hurt themselves with 26 turnovers versus 13 steals by SUNO.
SUNO saw four players reached double-digit scoring paced by Breanna Wiley with 20 points while center Sabrina Scott scored 14 points with 10 rebounds despite sitting most of the 2nd half with foul troubles. The Lady Knights were hot from the floor, making 54.4% (31-57) of their shots and 30% (3-10) in 3-point attempts. SUNO out-rebounded SHC 39-34, but lost 23 turnovers against just six steals by the Badgers.
The Badgers (3-7) will next host the Lady Crusaders (3-8) of Tennessee Temple University in a non-conference game at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.