Nov. 13, 2006

Box Score

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Joyce Ekworomadu had 26 points to lead Texas State to a 51-33 victory over UMES on the second day of the Basketball Travelers Classic Monday night in Austin, Texas.

The Lady Hawks were led by Kristi Veltkamp's nine points. Veltkamp and April McBride pulled down eight rebounds each while Danielle Cooper added four assists.

The Bobcats got a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds from Erica Putnam. Ekworomadu chipped in with 11 rebounds.

UMES (0-3) held a three-point lead at the break but managed just 13 points in the second half. The maroon and gray shot 22% from the field and turned the ball over 31 times while Texas State (1-1) was slightly better, making 27% of its field goals (16-59).

The Lady Hawks finish play at the Basketball Travelers Classic tomorrow with a contest against Louisiana-Lafayette at 6:00 pm.



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