GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Augusta University women's basketball team played the Lander Bearcats on the road in a Peach Belt Conference contest on Saturday afternoon and lost 98-48 despite leading at halftime.
The PBC game pushed Augusta to 3-14 overall and 1-12 in the PBC, while Lander moved to 14-5 on the season and 9-4 the league.
- 32.1 field-goal percentage (18-for-56)
- 33.3 three-point percentage (6-for-18)
- 60.0 free-throw percentage (6-for-10)
- 50.6 field-goal percentage (40-for-79)
- 15.0 three-point percentage (3-for-20)
- 45.5 free-throw percentage (15-for-33)
AU committed 32 turnovers to Lander's 11 and were outrebounded 48-36 in the road loss.
Lander led early in the first period by seven points, but Augusta outscored the Bearcats 21-13 in the second. Outler hit a three pointer with 28 seconds left before halftime to give AU a 31-30 lead at the break. Lander scored 30 points in the third period and held off the Jaguars for a 98-48 win to improve to 8-1 at home.
AU hosts Flagler College on Wednesday, Jan. 31 for a 5:30 p.m. Peach Belt Conference game in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
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