TEXAS STATE OVERPOWERS UMES
Nov. 13, 2006
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Joyce Ekworomadu had 26 points to lead Texas State to a 51-33 victory over UMES on the second day of the Basketball Travelers Classic Monday night in Austin, Texas.
The Bobcats got a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds from Erica Putnam. Ekworomadu chipped in with 11 rebounds.
UMES (0-3) held a three-point lead at the break but managed just 13 points in the second half. The maroon and gray shot 22% from the field and turned the ball over 31 times while Texas State (1-1) was slightly better, making 27% of its field goals (16-59).
The Lady Hawks finish play at the Basketball Travelers Classic tomorrow with a contest against Louisiana-Lafayette at 6:00 pm.