|LANGSTON ENDS REGULAR SEASON 20-6, 14-4 RRAC|
The Lady Lions trailed 54-53 with 6:15 remaining but Langston didn't fret; sparked by a quick bucket by Sharron Carter (SR/Tulsa, OK), the Lady Lions rolled to an 11-0 scoring run to overtake the Celts 64-54 at the 2:49 minute mark.
St. Thomas worked their way within six but a missed bucket by Maghen Lormand and a three-pointer by Darreion Clark (JR/Tulsa, OK) put Langston up by nine and the game out of reach with 30 seconds remaining.
With the win the Lady Lions finish the regular season at 21-6 and 14-4 in the Red River conference; Langston is in sole-possession of second-place and will receive a first-round bye in the RRAC tournament.
The RRAC tournament starts Thursday, March 3 in Longview, Texas. The final bracket will be announced on Sunday, Feb. 28.
Offensively, the Lady Lions finished at 45 percent (24-of-53) and combined to 14-of-20 free throw tries; T'Keya Mason (SR/Long Beach, CA) led Langston in scoring with 22 points.
Che'Ron Lewis (JR/Cushing, OK) added 15 and Clark pumped in 13 points.