|Paul Quinn (Texas) 13-7/7-3||14||15||15||23||67|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex 17-4/10-0||21||20||28||24||93|
|Jan. 24, 2019|
|San Antonio, TX|
|Paul Quinn (Texas)||Indv. Leaders||Our Lady of the Lake (Tex|
|#24 Te'Ana Washington - 15||Points||#22 Lena Wilson - 27|
|#34 Twilla Hill - 6||Rebounds||#21 Regina Sheffield - 6|
|#24 Te'Ana Washington - 3||Assists||#5 Patience Okpe - 7|
|Paul Quinn (Texas)||Team Statistics||Our Lady of the Lake (Tex|
|47.3% (26 - 55)||Field Goals %||49.2% (32 - 65)|
|14.3% (2 - 14)||3 Point Field Goals %||47.6% (10 - 21)|
|43.3% (13 - 30)||Free Throws||90.5% (19 - 21)|
|5||2nd Chance Pts||10|
SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 24, 2019) – Paul Quinn College (PQC) put up a valiant effort, but the Our Lady of the Lake University's (OLLU) women's basketball team proved unstoppable as they pushed through a 93-67 win. The Saints improve to 17-4 overall and 10-0 in the Red River Athletic Conference, while the Tigers drop to 13-7 overall and 7-3 in conference.
OLLU is 15-1 against the Tigers. Their only loss came last year, 81-89.
The Saints took a slow start as the Tigers went up 4-1 before Mikki Flores (SR/San Antonio, Texas) sank a three to tie the game at four. With the game at 10-8, the Saints went on a 12-6 run to secure the first quarter at 21-14.
The second quarter the Saints moved into a double-digit lead after back-to-back field goals from Patience Okpe (JR/Benue, Nigeria). The quarter was fast paced, but the baskets were not allowed to find their way inside the net as the Saints dominated through a 41-29 lead.
After the halftime break, the Saints took five minutes into the third quarter to gain a 20-plus lead at 55-35. Their biggest lead so far came after a basket was made by Regina Sheffield (SR/Menifee, Calif.) with 28 seconds left in the period. After a made field goal from Paul Quinn, Mikki Flores ended the third with a missed three and the Saints led 69-44.
After the eight-minute mark, Kasey Saldana (JR/San Antonio, Texas) sank a shot to give the Saints their first 30-plus lead at 82-52. Paul Quinn answered quickly and the Tigers were able to keep the Saints under 30 through the end of the game as the Saints won 93-67.
Leading the offense for the Saints was Lena Wilson (JR/Converse, Texas), who scored a career-high 27 points, followed by 13 points from Patience Okpe and Kasey Saldana and 12 points from Mikki Flores and Jamia Miller (JR/Odessa, Texas).
Te'Ana Washington led the Tigers with 15 points, while Joydazia Norman added 11 and Twilla Hill, 10.
Inside the box
The Saints shot 32-of-65 from the field for 49.2 percent, 10-of-21 from 3-point range for 47.6 percent and 19-of-21 from the free-throw line for 90.5 percent. The Tigers shot 26-of-55 from the field for 47.3 percent, 2-of-14 from beyond the arc for 14.2 percent and 13-of-30 from the free-throw line for 43.3 percent.
OLLU recorded 23 turnovers and 10 steals, while PQC committed 26 turnovers with nine steals.
The Saints will return to Mabee Gym on Jan. 26 for a conference game against Texas College. Game time is 2 p.m.