Score: McNeese 78 - ULM 52
Teams: ULM (2-7)
Location: Monroe, La. (Fant-Ewing Coliseum)
Monroe, La. - The ULM women’s basketball team committed 23 turnovers Tuesday night and visiting McNeese State converted those into 24 points and the Warhawks were unable to recover, falling 78-52.
McNeese shot 53 percent in the opening quarter and jumped out to a 10-point lead after the first 10 minutes, and then extended the advantage when they held ULM to just eight points in the second quarter en route to the 18 point halftime advatage.
-Two Warhawks finished in double digits, led by Andreanna Jackson's team-high 14 points. Jackson finished the night shooting 6-of-16 from the floor, while the senior also pulled down four rebounds in the contest.
-Logan Oestreich also finished in double-figures scoring, notching 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the floor.The freshman also pulled down a game high of seven rebounds, including five on the defensive glass.
-ULM finished the game shooting 38.8 percent (19-of-49) compared to the Cowgirls 41.5 percent (27-for-65). The Warhawks put up their highest shooting percentage in the third quarter (50 percent) on 7-of-14 shooting.
-McNeese led nearly all of the scoring categories, including points in the paint (30-14), points off of turnovers (24-7), second chance points (21-13), fast break points (6-0) and points off the bench (29-20).
-McNeese had three players finish in double figures, led by a game-high 19 points from Amber Donnes. Caitlin Davis added 10 points, while Frederica Haywood tallied the game's only double-double, finishing with 14 rebounds and 10 points.
-The Warhawks remain at home to take on Rice inside Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m for their final home non-conference match-up. ULM then goes on the road for four consecutive games before returning home in mid-January.
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