Siloam Springs, Ark. (February 24, 2007) - In their final regular game in Murray Sells Gymnasium, seniors Nancy Pierre and Ashley Wettengel put on a show for the home crowd while leading John Brown to a 95-45 thumping of St. Gregory’s (Okla.). Pierre finished with 24 points and six rebounds and Wettengel added 22 points and seven boards.
John Brown (8-21, 5-13) also said goodbye to seniors Jordyn West, who finished with 12 points, eight rebounds, and Tara Stephenson who pitched in with three points and also grabbed eight boards.
John Brown led from the tip and never looked back. After taking a 51-14 lead into the locker room, the team was on cruise control for the second half. John Brown shot 53 percent (30-57) from the floor and held St. Gregory’s (4-25, 2-16) to only 23 percent (13-56). Nkechi Okorie led SGU with 12 points.
The rebounding edge was also lopsided with JBU grabbing 52 boards to only 22 from SGU.
John Brown will play on Thursday evening during the first round of the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament which takes place at Oklahoma Christian.