Written by Stanley McCormick
MIAMI, FLORIDA- Freshman Artisha Holston recorded a double-double with game-highs of 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Albany State Lady Rams over Saint Thomas University, 79-64. With the victory, ASU improves to 5-2 on the season. Saint Thomas falls to 3-5.
In the opening minutes of the second half, ASU continued to be dominant. A basket by Amber McKenzie provided Albany State with their biggest advantage, 51-36, with 16:55 left in the game. The Lady Bobcats did manage to cut their deficit to 69-61 with 6:06 remaining, but the Lady Rams finished the game with a 10-4 run and diminished their comeback hopes.
Keidra Green netted 18 points and pulled down six rebounds for Albany State. McKenzie added another 11 points.
The Lady Rams will return after the holiday break on January 2nd to face the Kentucky State Lady Thorobreds in their SIAC opener. Game time is slated for 5:30 at the ASU HPER Gym.