|Edward Waters (Fla.) 5-4||17||16||16||18||67|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex 4-1||32||22||27||21||102|
|Nov. 23, 2018|
|San Antonio, TX|
|Edward Waters (Fla.)||Indv. Leaders||Our Lady of the Lake (Tex|
|#1 Jermisha Collins - 23||Points||#20 Jamia Miller - 21|
|#3 La'Quanza Glover - 8||Rebounds||#25 Destinee King - 14|
|#1 Jermisha Collins - 3||Assists||#21 Regina Sheffield - 5|
|Edward Waters (Fla.)||Team Statistics||Our Lady of the Lake (Tex|
|39.1% (27 - 69)||Field Goals %||49.3% (36 - 73)|
|0% (0 - 9)||3 Point Field Goals %||43.5% (10 - 23)|
|54.2% (13 - 24)||Free Throws||66.7% (20 - 30)|
|11||2nd Chance Pts||17|
SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 23, 2018) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) women's basketball team played the second game of the Halo Classic Tournament and finished with a dominating 102-67 win over Edward Waters College (EWC). In the opening game, Oklahoma City University defeated Dillard University 71-58.
This is the first time the Saints and Tigers have met. OLLU now moves to 4-1 overall and EWC drops to 5-4 on the season. Tonight's game marks the second time that OLLU has reached the century mark this season. The Saints last reached the century mark against Texas A&M International University on Nov. 2 with a score of 116-78.
OLLU's offense put on a show for spectators in Mabee Gymnasium tonight scoring 54 points in the first half and 48 in the second half. The first half saw the Saints as a dominant offensive force. OLLU came out and held the Tigers to 33 points after two quarters. At the start of the second half, the Tigers started off the scoring off of two free throws. This offensive surge for the Tigers was not enough to withstand the offensive and defensive dominance that is OLLU women's basketball. The Saints went on to take their largest lead of the game during the fourth quarter when they led the Tigers by 35 points.
The Saints combined for 36-of-73 shooting for 49.3 percent, 10-of-23 from beyond the arc for 43.5 percent and 20-of-30 for 66.7 percent. A total of 16 assists, 15 turnovers and four blocks were recorded for the Saints. The Saints were also able to force the Tigers to 28 turnovers.
EWC combined for 27-of-69 from the field for 39.1 percent, 0-of-9 from beyond the arc and 13-of-24 free throws for 54.1 percent. The Tigers tallied seven assists, nine steals and three blocks, and they forceed 24 turnovers.
Jamia Miller was tonight's leading scorer. She led the team with 21 points, including 7-of-13 from the field, 5-of-6 from beyond the arc and 2-of-2 from the free throw line. Kasey Saldana continued her stellar offensive performance against the Tigers with 19 points. She recorded 7-of-11 scoring, 4-of-7 from the 3-point range and 1-of-1 from the free throw line. Destinee King recorded a double-double in the victory with 13 points and 14 rebounds. Rounding out the Saints' scoring was Patience Okpe with 11 points, Dezeree White with 10 points and Lena Wilson with 10 points.
Leading the way for the Tigers was Jermisha Collins, who scored 23 points, followed by Deaja Cheatham with 11 and La'Quanza Glover with 10. Glover added eight rebounds,.
The Halo Classic will continue Nov. 24. Edward Waters College will take on No. 10 Oklahoma City University at 2 p.m. The Saints will conclude the Halo Classic against Dillard University at 4 p.m. OLLU will continue its nonconference schedule with a game against NCAA DII Lubbock Christian University (LCU) on Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.