• Saturday, Jan 21
    Tougaloo at
    72
    Philander Smith
    68
  • Saturday, Jan 21
    Dillard at
    73
    SUNO
    65
  • Saturday, Jan 21
    Edward Waters at
    46
    Xavier
    59
  • Monday, Jan 16
    Mississippi College at
    66
    Tougaloo
    62
  • Monday, Jan 16
    Talladega at
    79
    Edward Waters
    53
  • Monday, Jan 16
    Philander Smith at
    61
    Dillard
    84
    Battle of @hiphopprez (Old School vs. New School)
  • Monday, Jan 16
    SUNO at
    60
    Xavier
    73
  • Saturday, Jan 14
    Dillard at
    63
    Talladega
    80
  • Saturday, Jan 14
    Philander Smith at
    79
    SUNO
    60
  • Saturday, Jan 14
    Tougaloo at
    59
    Edward Waters
    60
  • Wednesday, Jan 11
    Talladega at
    62
    Stillman College
    67
  • Tuesday, Jan 10
    Tougaloo at
    65
    Dillard
    75
    Conference Opener
  • Monday, Jan 9
    Edward Waters at
    (2OT) 69
    SUNO
    63
  • Saturday, Jan 7
    Edward Waters at
    67
    Philander Smith
    54
  • Saturday, Jan 7
    Tougaloo at
    59
    Xavier
    72
  • Monday, Jan 2
    Xavier at
    52
    Paul Quinn College
    40
  • Saturday, Dec 31
    Xavier at
    78
    Dallas Christian College
    42
  • Tuesday, Dec 20
    Lyon College at
    62
    Philander Smith
    51
  • Saturday, Dec 17
    Edward Waters at
    48
    Truett-McConnell College
    38
  • Friday, Dec 16
    Loyola at
    84
    SUNO
    63
Women's Basketball
Women's Basketball - Sat, Jan. 19, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - The SUNO Lady Knights have come to expect big performances from April Perry and Janee Morton, the team's Pre-season All-GCAC selections.  They didn't disappoint, combining for 50 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds in SUNO's 93-75 victory over Edward Waters.  But it was SUNO's junior center Sabrina Scott who outshone them both with an amazing performance as she scored 26 points, hauled in 19 rebounds and swatted 10 shots for a dominating triple-double.

"The scary thing is, Sabrina could put up numbers like this consistently for us," said Head Coach Elston King of Scott, who hit her first 11 shots and finished 12 of 14 from the field.  "If she realizes just how dominant she can be, both offensively and defensively, we can become a very dangerous team.  I hope this gives her the confidence to go out and be a game changer in this conference."

 

Early in the contest Coach King realized that the Tigers had no answer for Scott as she kept the Lady Knights in the contest, going a perfect 8 for 8 from the floor on her way to 16 first half points.  Perry and Morton combined for 20 more but SUNO still trailed 44-40 at the half.

"At halftime, Coach really stressed getting the ball inside", said April Perry.  "Not just in to Sabrina, but also by attacking the basket and putting the pressure on thier defense.  We also raised our focus on the defensive end and really tried to crash the boards so we could beat them in transition.  We did that and were able to get a really good win."

SUNO connected on nearly 54 percent of their shots in the second half, finishing at over 51 percent for the game.  They also dominated the glass, outrebounding the Tigers 55-32.  Forward Rose Boatner chipped in with 14 rebounds of her own.  Defensively, the Lady Knights held Edward Waters to just 32 percent shooting in the second half as they pulled away.

Coach King continued, "You worry about a letdown after a big win like we had at Xavier.  For the first 20 minutes I thought the team might've been a bit too overconfident, but they put it together and we got a great win over a solid team."

SUNO is back in action Monday afternoon when they will face Talladega at 2pm at The Castle.