Plumley, Loyd Combine to Burn Rice
Dec. 20, 2009
BEAUMONT. Texas - Kalis Loyd and Jenna Plumley each registered double-doubles to lead the Lamar University women's basketball team to an 82-66 non-conference victory over visiting Rice University on Sunday.
Plumley had 16 points and 10 assists while Loyd finished with 14 points and a game-high 11 rebounds as Lamar (9-3) closed out the 2009 portion of its schedule.
Lamar was 28-of-32 from the foul line for the game, with its 87.5 percentage from the stripe its best of the season. The Lady Cardinals outrebounded the Owls 49-35.
Morgan Mayse led Rice (2-7) with 17 points and six rebounds. Tara Watts had 13 points and Jessica Goswitz finished with 10 points for the Owls, who saw their two-game winning streak snapped.
"I thought we played well today," Lamar coach Larry Tidwell said. "We did a good job rebounding and playing with intensity for the whole game."
Lamar is isle until Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, when it hosts LSU-Shreveport at 4:05 p.m. in the Montagne Center.
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