Ladyjacks Game Notes: vs. Nicholls State
Jan. 18, 2013
FOR STARTERS: The Ladyjacks wrap up their quick two-game homestand with a 4 p.m. contest against Nicholls State on Saturday. SFA is 39-4 all-time versus the Colonels, which includes a 66-57 victory in last year’s semifinals of the Southland Conference Tournament.
LAST TIME OUT: Four Ladyjacks scored in double-figures and SFA shot a season-high 50 percent from the field in a start-to-finish 80-38 victory over the Southeastern Louisiana Lady Lions Thursday evening at William R. Johnson Coliseum. The Ladyjacks (7-10, 2-4), who tied their season-high in points, moved to 5-2 on the season when they have three or more players score in double-figures.
COVERAGE: Saturday's game will be video streamed for free on sfajacks.com, as well as live stats. The game will also be broadcast on Q107.7 FM with James Dixon on the call, as well as q1077.com. As always, Twitter updates will be provided throughout at @SFA_WBB.
HISTORY VS. NIC: The Ladyjacks own a 39-4 advantage all-time against the Colonels, which includes a 66-57 victory in last year’s semifinals of the Southland Conference Tournament.
PORSHA'S SQUEAKY CLEAN NIGHT: Sophomore center Porsha Roberts is coming off the best shooting performance in a single-game in SFA history (min. 5 attempts). The reigning SLC Freshman of the Year was a perfect 9-of-9 from the field, surpassing performances of Michelle Hagan (7-of-7, 2001), Natalie Kizzee (5-of-5, 2007) and Amina Sawyer (5-of-5, 2009).
BENCH PRODUCTION: The Ladyjacks have now won the bench scoring comparison in 14 of the past 17 games after outscoring SLU, 33-5.
THE BEST IN TEXAS: SFA is the 5th winningest school in NCAA history with a record of 934-395. The Ladyjacks trail only Tennessee (1,205-268), Louisiana Tech (1,025-235), Old Dominion (952-350), and James Madison (944-503) in career victories. The Ladyjacks stand as the winningest program in the state of Texas with 42 more victories over the University of Texas, the next closest program to SFA in state
PRESEASON PICKS: SFA was picked to finish second in the Southland Conference Preseason Coaches Poll and fourth in the Sports Information Directors Poll.