Texas - McMurry Unviersity was held to a 29-percent shooting effort in a
71-39 loss to NCAA Division II Tarleton State University Saturday
War Hawks outscored the Texans by four in the second half but could not
overcome the 36-point halftime deficit.
Collins led all War Hawks with 13 points on the night and Jamie Wilson
added 10 points and three assists. Collins, Wilson, and Celeste
Belizario each recorded
six rebounds in the contest.
Texans scored 35 points in the first 13 minutes while holding McMurry
to only eight points in that span. TSU ended the first half with an 11-0
run. The War Hawks
surrendered 18 points off of turnovers in the first half.
second half started with a McMurry 11-4 run ended by a Katlyn Tarbet
layup. McMurry took advantage of grabbing offensive boards recording
six-second chance points
in the second half. The War Hawks ended the game with an 8-2 run. The
bench scored 12 points in the second half.
War Hawks fall to 8-2 on the season with the loss. They currently are
tied with Concordia University for first place in the American Southwest
Conference West Division
with a 6-0 record. McMurry returns to ASC action Thursday against
Misissippi College in Clinton, Mississippi at 5:30 p.m.