Doyle Scores Game-High 21 Points in loss to LSU
STORRS, CT – Saadia Doyle scored a game-high 21 points in Howard's 69-39 loss to LSU (4-3) on Sat. Nov. 27. The Lady Bison drop to 2-5 overall and will face Lehigh for its final match of the World Vision Challenge. The game is slated for 2 p.m.
Doyle scored 14 of HU's 27 second-half points behind 5-of-9 shooting from the floor. As a team, the Lady Bison outscored the Tigers 27-25 in the second period.
HU hit back-to-back three-pointers to cut it to 47-18 with just under 18 minutes remaining in regulation. LSU responded with five unanswered points. Highlighted by a Doyle basket, the Lady Bison ripped off eight straight points for a 54-26 margin at the 11:18 mark.
An LSU shot from behind the arc ended its drought, but Howard rattled off seven more unanswered points to cut it to 57-33 at the 6:45 mark. The Lady Bison would get no closer than that, as the Tigers rolled to the 69-39 victory.
Tamoria Holmes chipped in with five points off the bench. The Lady Bison were held to just 28.6 shooting from the floor (14-of-49), while LSU shot just under 50 percent (26-for-53).
For the Tigers, LaSondra Barrett finished with a team-high 17 points. Adrienne Webb tallied 16 points.
The Lady Bison are back in action on Nov. 28 against Lehigh beginning at 2 p.m.