Cowgirls Fall To UMHB

Cowgirls Fall To UMHB

ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team fell to Mary Hardin-Baylor 88-79 in American Southwest Conference action at the Mabee Complex on Thursday evening.

The Cru opened up an 11-point lead midway through the second quarter and led 45-36 at halftime. The teams played even in the second half.

The Cowgirls shot 55.6 percent from 3-point range and outscored the Cru 18-17 at the free throw line. HSU also had a 41-36 advantage on the boards. The difference in the game was turnovers. The Cowgirls turned the ball over 20 times compared to nine for the Cru and UMHB turned it into a 26-7 advantage in points off turnovers.

Hannah Holt led a balanced Cru attack with 20 points. Alicia Blackwell added 19 points and 10 rebounds.

Danie Mabry led the Cowgirls with 25 points, six rebounds and four assists. Karlea Ritchie added 14 points.

HSU is now 4-10 on the year and 2-5 in ASC play. UMHB improved to 14-2 overall and 7-1 in ASC play. The Cowgirls will host Concordia at 2 p.m. Saturday.


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