Cowgirls Snap Skid With 82-69 Win Over Centenary
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak with a solid 82-69 win over Centenary on Thursday evening at the Mabee Complex.
The two teams played a tightly contested first half with neither team leading by more than five points. HSU led 36-35 at halftime.
In the second half, HSU used a 6-0 run from the 13:30 mark to 12:17 mark to take their biggest lead up until that point of the game at 51-44. HSU gradually pulled away from that point on and eventually led by as many as 22 points at 82-60. Centenary scored the last nine points of the game.
HSU dominated the game on the glass with a 49-29 advantage. The Cowgirls also had just 12 turnovers and shot 48 percent from the field, including 56 percent in the second half. HSU had a 50-23 advantage in the paint in the game.
Megan Daniel led Centenary with 21 points, including five 3-pointers. Vashni Sharp-Moore added 16 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.
HSU is now 3-4 on the year and will return to ASC play on Saturday when it hosts East Texas Baptist at 1 p.m. Centenary fell to 2-5 on the year.
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