Sun, Jan. 16, 2011
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Holly Springs, Miss. - A late-game rally by Rust College (3-10) could not prevent the SUNO Lady Knights from reaching 14-0. The afternoon contest saw three Lady Knights reach double figures.
SUNO led the Lady Bearcats by 10 with a 41-31 halftime advantage, but Rust would narrow the lead. Within the last minute of the game Rust was able to close within 4 points to get the score 72-68. The Lady Knights stay a step ahead of the Lady Bearcats to close the game out with the 4-point win.
Freshman guard Lydia Ross had an active afternoon for SUNO. She led the team in steals with 5, she also led SUNO with 6 assists, grabbed 4 rebounds, and contributed 9 points to the effort. The high scorer for the Lady Knights was junior guard Kelly Stewart with 21 points. LaTiondra Smith once again served as a stabilizing force with a double double 13 points and 10 rebounds. Junior forward Christine Conner had 10 points on the afternoon.