Courtesy Sports Information
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA – The Texas A&M-Kingsville women’s basketball team shot 23.6 percent from the field en route to a 77-48 loss on the road to Lone Star Conference rival Cameron University on Monday night.
The Javelinas (1-10, 0-5) jumped out to an early 12-6 lead behind six quick points by Inekka Stevenson (Freeport/Brazosport HS). They were able to hold onto the lead until Sabelle Diata hit a jumper for the Aggies (7-2, 5-1) with 8:39 left in the half. A 12-2 run by the Aggies propelled them to a 32-23 halftime lead.
Cameron opened the second half on a 22-5 run to take control of the game and never led by fewer than 21 points the rest of the way.
The Javelinas made 5-of-27 from three-point range and were 9-for-11 from the foul line. Amanda Haven (Calallen/Calallen HS) led the team with 15 points and five rebounds. Stevenson finished with eight points, nine rebounds and a pair of blocks. The team had 40 rebounds and committed 24 turnovers in the game.
The Aggies shot 44.3 percent from the field, made 7-of-16 from three-point range and were 16-for-27 at the foul line. Alexis Williams led the team with 21 points, seven rebounds and four steals. Nicole Pendarvis added 17 points and six assists. Julie Paunovic had 12 points and six boards while Diata had 10 points and five rebounds. Ali Brown led all players with 11 rebounds. They had 38 rebounds and committed 22 turnovers as a team.
The Javelinas are back in action on January 2 at 7 p.m. at home against Texas A&M-International.