Atlanta, GA- The Paine College Lady Lions ended their 2009-2010 Basketball season, Tuesday, March 2, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia at the 77th SIAC Tournament.
The Lady Lions opened up the tournament facing Stillman College Lady Tigers, and held the lead up until the seven minute mark, and then a basket by the Lady Tigers tied the game. The Lady Lions were not able to recover before halftime, and went into the locker room with a 10 point deficit (31-21).
Terria Davis was the lone Lady Lion to score in double figures with 10 points. Shanee’ Butler scored 9 points, and Jasmine Faulkner scored 8 points.
With the loss, the Lady Lions end their season with a 6-20 overall record, and 5-18 in the SIAC.
Head Coach Terence Palmer stated “Honestly, I was disappointed this season, only one team will be happy in the end. It’s bigger than just one game. They did better towards the end which I’m happy about, but it was a disappointment.” “Next season my main focus is to find a point guard to give us more experience and leadership from up top.”
Alecia Young led for the Lady Tigers with 19 points.
The 77th Annual SIAC Tournament is being held at Forbes Arena on the campus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. The tournament will run through Saturday, March 6, 2010.