Minor ROCK – Nevertheless looking ahead to its first property video game in 51 days on Friday, mentor Garry Brodhead’s UL women’s basketball staff polished off a 3-activity sweep of Arkansas with a significant street acquire above Little Rock on Monday.
The match was a makeup match right after getting a postponed weekend Jan. 8-9 in Very little Rock.
The weekend elevated the Cajuns into initially area in the Sunshine Belt West race at 5-6 in general and 4-1 in league perform. Little Rock dropped to 6-6 in general and 2-3 from Solar Belt groups.
The game was near throughout, but appeared to be swinging the way of Minimal Rock early in the fourth quarter.
3 straight turnovers and a Alayzha Knapp jumper gave Minimal Rock a 39-37 direct with 6:44 remaining.
More than the subsequent few minutes, more UL turnovers and a Brodhead complex foul seemed to spell issues. Toss in a Mayra Caicedo 3-pointer into that sequence and suddenly UL trailed 42-37 with 6:31 left to engage in.
As an alternative of the specialized fouls sinking the Cajuns, though, it seemingly influenced UL defensively.
In excess of the final 6:04 of the game, Small Rock was restricted to no subject targets.
Through that extend Future McAfee acquired sizzling with two buckets and then a pair of free of charge throws for a 46-43 guide with 3:56 remaining.
Immediately after however an additional McAfee basket at 2:38, UL’s major scorer Brandi Williams manufactured her only area objective of the night depend in a big way with a 3-pointer at 2:04 for a 52-43 direct to give each teams four 3-pointers for the recreation.
UL essentially received the match on the boards (36-29) and at the totally free throw line with 16-of-22 taking pictures there in contrast to just 5-of-11 for the Trojans.
McAfee led the way with 14 factors on 4-of-5 capturing from the discipline. Skyler Goodwin extra 12 details and eight rebounds.
Ty’Reona Doucet contributed 9 details, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks and two steals.