Lady Tigers Too Much for Ladies
Sunday, November 15, 2009
BATON ROUGE, La.-Facing the ninth ranked LSU Lady Tigers, the Centenary women's basketball team dropped a 92-19 contest on Sunday afternoon at Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge.

The Ladies (0-2) shot just 18 percent (8-of-44) from the floor, while LSU (1-0) connected on 51 percent (32-of-63).

Down 51-9 at the half, the Ladies weren't able to overcome the large deficit, scoring just 10 final points to close out with 19.

Junior Ashley Jackson led the way offensively with seven points, while playing all 40 minutes. Freshman Stephanie Barrow played well off the bench, draining two treys for six points.

The Ladies were out rebounded 42-33 as Jackson and junior Anne Farrell each had five.

Centenary only shot three free throws on the game, making one, while LSU made 18-of-27.

Turnovers proved costly as Centenary allowed the Lady Tigers to take advantage of 33 miscues with 16 steals.

National Player of the Year Candidate, Allison Hightower, paced LSU with 20 points, while Swayze Black pulled down 13 rebounds.

The Ladies will host Grambling on Tuesday at 7:00 pm in their home opener. Game action can be followed on www.GoCentenary.com.