Lady Eagles Fall to Arkansas at Thanksgiving Classic
The Lady Razorbacks improve to 4-0 on the season, while
Lauren Ervin tallied a game-high 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to complete a double-double for the Lady Razorbacks. Charity Ford and Ayana Brereton scored 13 and 11 points, respectively.
In first half action,
Elise Whitney’s nine points in the first half, all off three-pointers, was the team-high going into the break. Lauren Ervin led all scorers with 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field.
“We couldn’t get five people on the court at the same time with the same purpose, which was to play hard and try to accomplish something out there,” said head coach Rusty Cram. “I thought we were very lethargic to start it off 12-0. I thought we had the looks, but we just didn’t put it in the hole.”
A bucket to start off the second half by Melson closed the deficit to 14 points, but the Lady Razorbacks responded with a pair of consecutive three-pointers by Ford to extend the
The Lady Eagles improved upon their first half dropping 13-of-33 field goals, but
“Tonight, Elise came in and gave us a big lift,” said Cram. “I thought Melson had a good second half, taking the ball to the hole and showing some athleticism. I was pleased with that, but overall, I thought we were very passive.”
Arkansas led the rebounds category 49-32, and tallied 21 second-chance points, compared to GSU’s eight.
Post-game recap and statistics will be posted on www.GeorgiaSouthernEagles.com.
- Category: Women's Basketball
- Published on Friday, 23 November 2007 00:29