HSU overcome by Sul Ross

January 20th, 2018 - Cowboys Fall To ASC West Leading Sul Ross State

ALPINE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team lost 95-73 at ASC West leader Sul Ross State on Saturday afternoon.

The Lobos jumped out to an early 13-2 lead and never looked back as they led the rest of the game. The Cowboys cut the deficit to 57-48 midway through the second half but the Lobos stretched it back out.

Chris Barrett led the Cowboys with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Caleb Spoon added 12 points and Joe Hoeup scored 10.

Caleb Thomason led five Lobos in double figures with 26 points. Stephen Walker added 16 and B.J. Hollis 15.

HSU is now 6-12 overall and 4-6 in American Southwest Conference play. Sul Ross State improved to 14-4 overall and 9-1 in ASC play. HSU will host Ozarks on Monday at the Mabee Complex at 7:30 p.m.

Cowgirls Fall At Sul Ross State

ALPINE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball team fell 62-57 at Sul Ross State in American Southwest Conference action in Alpine on Saturday afternoon.

The game was tightly contested throughout. The teams were tied at 28 at halftime and Sul Ross State had a slim 45-43 lead heading into the final quarter.

Taylor Gaffney tied the game with :45 to play with a jumper to make it 56 all. Annie Lenoir gave the Lobos a 59-56 lead with a 3-pointer. Taylor Seastrunk split a pair of free throws with :20 and the Cowgirls forced a turnover and had a shot to tie the game, but Karlea Ritchie’s shot rimmed out and the Lobos closed the game out at the free throw line.

Danie Mabry led the Cowgirls with 14 points and Seastrunk added 12. Ritchie added eight points and 10 rebounds and Gabby Zullo had career highs with nine points, six rebounds and four blocked shots.

Annie Lenoir led the Lobos with 21 points off the bench and Angalyn Latin had 14 points and 12 rebounds.

HSU is now 4-13 on the year and 2-8 in conference play. Sul Ross State improved to 6-12 overall and 4-6 in ASC play. The Cowgirls will host the University of the Ozarks at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the Mabee Complex.

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