LONGVIEW, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team controlled the game from start to finish en route to a 65-48 win over LeTourneau in American Southwest Conference Action on Thursday evening at Solheim Arena.
HSU raced out to a 12-5 lead early on and never trailed in the game. The Cowgirls pushed the lead to 21-12 after the first quarter. A late 12-4 run at the end of the second quarter pushed the Cowgirl lead out to 40-21 at halftime.
The Cowgirls built on the lead in the third quarter and led 56-35 heading into the final quarter. HSU pushed the advantage out to 65-40 before LeTourneau scored the final eight points of the game.
Alexandria Thorne led LeTourneau with 14 points and Keauna Whitfield added 13.
HSU is now 9-4 on the year and 3-2 in conference play. LeTourneau fell to 3-10 overall and 0-6 in ASC play. The Cowgirls will play at nationally-ranked East Texas Baptist on Saturday at 1 p.m.
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