Lady Cougars Fall to Langston in First Round of NAIA National Championships

7 years 11 months 3 days ago Thursday, March 15 2012 Mar 15, 2012 Thursday, March 15, 2012 6:27:00 PM CDT March 15, 2012 in Basketball
Source: Cougar Athletics

FRANKFORT KY -- The Columbia Lady Cougar basketball team saw its season come to an end Thursday, falling in the first round of the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championships to Langston (Okla.) University by a score of 76-64. The loss ends Columbia's season at 24-10. Langston, which finished the season ranked No. 10 in the final top 25 poll, improves to 30-3. The Lions move into the second round on Friday.

Langston started the game with a 15-3 run and added to their lead throughout the first half, due in large part to a 32 percent shooting performance by the Lady Cougars. Columbia connected on 10 of their field goal attempts in the first frame compared to 15 by Langston. At halftime Langston led 46-26.

After being down by as many as 23, the Lady Cougars were able to make a 8-0 run late in the second half and bring the game within 11. Columbia fought for every possession and never gave up however, the Lady Cougars could not bring the game any closer as the Lions answered everything the Lady Cougars threw at them, maintaining a lead the entire contest and collecting the 12-point win.

Columbia shot 17 and made14 free throws in the game, while Langston was 10-for-15 from the charity stripe. In addition, Langston forced Columbia to turn the ball over 15 times, converting the miscues into 18 points.

Pacing Columbia was sophomore Ashley Fisher. Fisher finished with 23 points. Heather English also finished in double figures with 13. Julie Teeple grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds and had eight points.

 

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