Feb. 23, 2013
Boca Raton, FL - The Florida Atlantic University women's basketball team trimmed a 19-point halftime deficit to seven points but dropped a 60-43 game to UALR on Saturday, February 23 at the FAU Arena.
The Owls used a 17-6 run over the first eight minutes of the second half to get within eight points, 42-34. Senior guard Breana Turner scored 11 of her game-high 15 points in the second half. Turner went 9-of-10 from the free throw line in the contest.
Later, a pair of Turner free throws cut UALR's lead to 50-43 with over five minutes remaining. However, the visitors turned up the defensive intensity and closed the game scoring the final 10 points.
UALR (20-7, 12-6 Sun Belt) held a 36-17 halftime advantage behind 68 percent shooting. Taylor Gault and Taylor Ford scored 11 points and Kiera Clark added 10 points in the win.
The Owls fall to 12-15 on the season and 9-10 in league play. The team closes out the regular season against FIU on Saturday, March 2 at 3 p.m. The program will honor seniors Kelsey Proctor and Turner prior to the game.
Live audio and statistics of the game are available at www.fausports.com. Tickets are available by contacting the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.