WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

The Lady Cardinals rolled to a 93-62 win over visiting Louisiana College in a non-conference wo-men’s basketball game, Monday in the Montagne Center.

Barrs finished with 14 points, 10 assists, 11 steals and nine rebounds for the Cardinals.

LU scored the first six points of the contest and never looked back, building a 34-11 lead after one quarter and a 59-20 cushion at halftime.

The Cardinals had four players score in double figures, led by Briana Laidler, who scored a career-high 16 points. Kiandra Bowers had 14 points, while Baleigh O’Dell finished with 10 points.

The Cardinals shot 48.8 percent from the field for the game and  83.3 percent from the foul line.

The Lady Cards return to action today at 5 p.m. when they host Southwestern Assemblies of God in the opening game of a doubleheader with the men’s team.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Senior James Harrison scored a game-high 17 points and Joey Frenchwood hit a step-back jumper with 13 seconds left to put the wraps on a thrilling second-half rally to defeat Coastal Carolina, 66-60, Tuesday, in the Montagne Center.

The Cardinals didn’t score their first basket until the 15:35 mark on a layup from Josh Nzeakor. CCU went on a run to push the lead to 12.

The Cardinals closed the half on a 16-8 run to cut the deficit to seven points heading into the locker room.

With LU trailing by six, Harrison drilled a three-pointer to pull the Cardinals within three, 48-45.

The Chanticleers led with 2:12 remaining. The Cardinals reclaimed the lead with two freethrows, before Frenchwood’s winner.The Cardinals host Jarvis Christian today at 7:30 p.m.

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