It wasn't very pretty but Bowie State completed the series sweep against Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, defeating the Lady Lions 68-52. Junior Bianca Lee scored a game-high 14 points to lead the Lady Bulldogs.
It was rough start for Lincoln (Pa.) as the Lady Lions fell behind 37-21 by halftime. Lincoln (Pa.) made only seven-of-34 (21 percent) field goal attempts in the first half. Twenty of the Lady Lions attempts were behind the arc with three being successful.
In comparison, Bowie State hit 14-of-31 from the floor (45 percent) and made two-of-eight behind the arc. Points in the paint and bench scoring were the difference in the first 20 minutes with Bowie State accounting for 18 and 17 respectively.
Bowie State opened their largest lead of the night (43-26) at the 17:08 mark of the second half, but the Lady Lions roared back to pull within nine (46-37) with 12:31 left to play. Unfortunately for Lincoln (Pa.) thatâ€™s as close as the home team would get.
The Lincoln (Pa.) shooting percentage improved in the final half, moving up to 42 percent on 12-of-29 shooting, which included five-of-eight behind the arc. Angelle Green had the hot hand, draining four 3-pointers and led Lincoln (Pa.) in scoring with 14 points. Tanina Cook was the only other Lincoln Lady Lions starter to score in double figures, adding 10 points to go along with a game-high 14 rebounds. Sharay DuBose tallied double-digit rebounds as well, pulling down 10.
Other double figure scorers for Bowie State include sophomores Brittney Jackson and Lakisha Walker with 11 points apiece. Walker led Bowie State in rebounds, tying her career-high of 11 boards.
Lincoln (Pa.) falls to 2-22 on the year and will travel to Virginia Union Sat. Feb. 14th for a 5:30 p.m. game in VUUâ€™s Barco-Stevens Hall.
The Bowie State University Lady Bulldogs (15-9) will host the Saint Paulâ€™s College Lady Tigers in 2 p.m. CIAA divisional tilt â€“ Saturday (2/14) in BSUâ€™s A.C. Jordan Arena.