Memphis, TN- Alice Holmes scored 25 points, while Antionette McPhail posted her third double-double of the season, scoring 12 points and pulling down 10 rebounds as Paine College Lady Lions fell to LeMoyne-Owen College Lady Magicians, in a conference women’s basketball game in the Jerry Johnson arena, in Memphis, TN, Friday, December 17, 2010.
Paine College (0-7; 0-5 SIAC) opened up the contest with a three point bucket by Holmes (pictured). The Lady Lions and Lady Magicians played a close contest for most of the first half, but Paine went into the locker room at the half with an eight point deficit 35-43.
In the second half, the Lady Magicians continued to build the lead, eventually being up by as many as 14, just seven minutes in. The Lady Lions managed to pull within five points, with 6:37 remaining, but could not maintain, and eventually the Lady Magicians were up by 10points.
Michele Brown scored six points, and grabbed nine rebounds for the Lady Lions in the 61-72 loss.
Monique Reed and Ryan Herd led for the Lady Magicians both scoring 11 points each.
Paine College will return to action and close out the 2010 calendar year December 30th as they visit the Golden Bears of Miles College, with tip-off scheduled for 5:30 PM.