WT Lady Buffs Win

John Lee

Sports Story. Art by Chris Brockman.

Sports Story. Art by Chris Brockman.

The Lady Buffs basketball team improved to 11-9 on the season with their 70-43 win on Saturday over the Eastern New Mexico University Zias. It was their fifth straight win.

With a 30-24 lead at halftime, the Lady Buffs outscored ENMU 40-19 in the second half to defeat the Zias in front of the largest crowd of the season at FUBC. ENMU fell to 3-16, being swept by West Texas A&M.

The Lady Buffs were led by junior Devin Griffin with 14 total points and four rebounds. Freshman Danielle Logan and sophomore Chontiquah White had 10 points each, while White also had six rebounds. As a team the Lady Buffs made 42 percent of their field goals in the first half and 60 percent in the second half. The Lady Buffs also made 66 percent of their three-point shots in the first half and 42 percent in the second half.

The Zias were led by freshmen Nelsha Peterson and Jordyn Cooper, who each had 11 points. The Zias shot for 37 percent on field goals and 38 percent on three-point shots.

The Lady Buffs return to the court tonight, Jan. 29, at Abilene Christian University at 5:30 p.m. In their last meeting, the Lady Buffs fell to Abilene Christian University 81-76 on Nov. 28, 2012.

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