Bethany, Okla. (February 25, 2012) - The JBU women’s basketball team fell 62-51 to No. 15 Southern Nazarene (Okla.) in Bethany on Saturday afternoon. With the loss the women stand at 15-15 overall and 9-13 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.
Senior Chelsea Garrison was the lone Lady Eagle player in double digits with 14 points to go with four rebounds.
For SNU (22-8, 16-6), three players finished in double figures led by Logan Martin with 17.
JBU fell behind early and was never able to build enough momentum to overcome a 22-point second half deficit.
For the game, the Eagles shot 31.5 percent (17-of-54) from the floor, while giving up 39.7 percent (27-of-68) to SNU.
Despite the loss, the women secure the eighth seed heading into next week’s SAC Tournament and look to face top ranked Oklahoma City on Thursday at JBU’s Bill George Arena. Official game times will be announced at 5 p.m. (CST) on Sunday, February 26.