GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Louisiana State 83, Samford 47

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. - Jailin Cherry scored a career-high 22 points, Khayla Pointer had 16 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, and No. 19 LSU beat Samford 83-47 for its 11th straight victory.

LSU (12-1) is off to its best start since going 13-1 in the 2009-10 season.

LSU broke it open with a 23-5 second quarter as Samford only made one field goal in the frame. Cherry scored 16 points in the first half to help build a 42-14 lead. The Bulldogs were 5-for-32 shooting (15.6%), including 1 of 13 from distance, at halftime and finished at 27% overall.

Pointer, averaging 17.3 points per game, finished with her fourth double-double of the season for LSU. Ajae Petty added 12 points. The Tigers scored 23 points off of 16 Samford turnovers.

Sussy Ngulefac led Samford (4-9) with 18 points. Andrea Cournoyer, averaging 17.8 points, was just 4-of-21 shooting and finished with 11 points.


Samford
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
S. Ngulefac F 27 7-12 4-8 0-0 5-8 1 1 1 1 3 18
A. Ramil F 22 1-2 2-2 0-1 1-3 4 0 0 3 3 4
A. Cournoyer G 32 4-21 3-3 0-8 0-3 3 0 3 1 0 11
S. Battle G 28 1-8 0-0 1-6 0-5 1 0 0 2 0 3
S. Redmond G 23 0-2 1-2 0-0 1-4 1 0 1 3 1 1
M. Hampton 25 1-8 0-0 0-1 1-2 1 0 2 2 2 2
K. Wheeler 20 1-3 0-0 1-3 0-2 0 1 0 3 2 3
M. Hatcher 11 1-3 0-0 1-3 1-2 0 0 0 0 2 3
O. Ramil 10 1-4 0-0 0-1 1-4 0 1 0 1 1 2
Totals   198 17-63
(.270)
10-15
(.667)
3-23
(.130)
12-39 11 3 7 16 14 47


LSU
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
A. Newby F 21 2-4 0-0 0-0 1-4 0 0 1 1 2 4
F. Aifuwa C 22 2-5 5-6 0-0 5-6 2 1 1 1 4 9
K. Pointer G 35 6-12 2-3 2-4 2-11 8 0 3 3 0 16
J. Cherry G 31 11-22 0-0 0-2 2-6 1 3 2 2 0 22
R. Payne G 19 3-8 0-0 1-3 0-1 4 0 1 1 1 7
T. Ware 22 3-7 1-2 1-1 2-6 2 0 0 2 1 8
H. Gusters 19 0-5 0-0 0-0 2-7 1 1 1 1 1 0
A. Petty 13 5-6 2-5 0-0 2-5 1 1 0 0 1 12
S. Shematsi 9 1-4 0-0 0-3 0-2 1 0 0 0 1 2
G. Hall 4 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 3
E. Ward 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   199 34-74
(.459)
10-16
(.625)
5-14
(.357)
17-53 21 6 9 11 12 83


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