The loss is the 3rd straight for the War Hawks, and Howard Payne takes over sole possession of 2nd place in the American Southwest Conference West Division.
1st half action. The pass out to Riteita Thomas on the outside. She fakes and decides to keep it herself and shoot up the three. The War Hawks cut the lead to only 6.
Howard Payne keeping the tempo up. Brittany Roberson get it to Mande Diggers who sends it to Roshonda Gayden. Easy layup for the Lady Jackets makes it 28-21 going into halftime.
2nd half.. Keshia Collins on the fast break. She takes it to the top of the key, and sinks the jumper to make it 62-56. HSU still on top.
But Howard Payne hitting shots when it counted tonight. Lob to Jasmin Thomas. Thomas catches it and scores and draws the foul.