JACKSON, Tenn., – Lambuth connected on eight three-point baskets in the second half to rally for an 82-71 victory over the University of North Alabama women's basketball team Thursday evening at the Athletic Center on the LU campus. UNA led 34-32 at the half, but suffered a six-minute scoring drought while the host Lady Eagles took control. With the loss, the Lions fall to 11-11 on the season. Lambuth improves to 15-7 on the season.
Lambuth's Ashley Franklin led the three-point charge with 25 points for the Lady Eagles. After hitting only one three-pointer in the first half, the sophomore went 5-of-6 from long range over the final 20 minutes of play.
North Alabama had trouble scoring early in the second half. After a three-pointer by Jameica York gave the Lions a 42-41 lead with 17:43 remaining, UNA would not score again until the 11:42 mark. By the time Sequoyah Cliff made a layup to end the drought, Lambuth had a 54-44 lead and never trailed again.
York had 13 points to lead UNA while Cliff added 12 points and six rebounds.