Women's Basketball Bitten By Mocs

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers dropped a 65-53 Sunshine State Conference decision to the Florida Southern Lady Mocs on Saturday in the Health & Sports Center in women’s basketball action.
 
The Bucs (7-6, 0-4 SSC) fell behind early, hitting just 17.9 percent from the floor in the first half, and never could catch up.
 
The Bucs made a late run. After trailing by as many as 26 in the second half, the Bucs closed to within 10, 62-52, on a jumper by Nadia Tijani with 1:23 left in the game.
 
Tijani tied a career-high with 12 points, while Shanna Suttington and Yvonne Houston each had 11 for the Bucs. The Lady Mocs had five players in double-figures, led by Chelsea Johnson with 14.
 
The Bucs travel to Nova Southeastern on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 5:30 pm in the University Center.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Florida Southern vs Barry
01/08/11 2:00 pm at Miami Shores, FL
At Miami Shores, FL
 
FLORIDA SOUTHERN 65, BARRY 53
 
FLORIDA SOUTHERN (10-2, 3-0 SSC)
JOHNSON, Chelsea 4-9 2-2 14; CANNON, Emma 4-9 4-5 12; HAWLEY, Michaela 5-7
1-1 11; DZIKAS, Megan 4-6 0-0 10; MALDONADO, Taylor 3-8 2-2 10; LUNDBERG,
Sofie 2-5 0-0 6; LAMBERG, Morgan 1-2 0-1 2; BELL, Deneen 0-0 0-0 0; WALSH,
Danielle 0-0 0-0 0; HOCHSTETLER, Alexis 0-0 0-0 0; SPEAKER, Tanja 0-1 0-0 0.
Totals 23-47 9-11 65.
BARRY (7-6, 0-4 SSC)
TIJANI, Nadia 5-7 2-2 12; HOUSTON, Yvonne 2-15 7-8 11; SUTTINGTON, Shanna
4-13 0-0 11; MITCHELL, Jen 2-7 4-5 8; DeBERRY, Danielle 2-6 1-2 6; HICKS,
Adrienne 0-6 3-4 3; LEHN, Glaucia 1-4 0-0 2; MULLINGS, Alicia 0-0 0-0 0;
FRONTINO, Amanda 0-0 0-0 0; RIVERA, Anika 0-1 0-0 0; DUNCAN, Kisa 0-1 0-0 0.
Totals 16-60 17-21 53.
Florida Southern..............   31   34  -   65
Barry.........................   14   39  -   53
3-point goals--Florida Southern 10-19 (JOHNSON, Chelsea 4-6; DZIKAS, Megan
2-4; LUNDBERG, Sofie 2-3; MALDONADO, Taylor 2-4; SPEAKER, Tanja 0-1; CANNON,
Emma 0-1), Barry 4-23 (SUTTINGTON, Shanna 3-7; DeBERRY, Danielle 1-2;
MITCHELL, Jen 0-4; HICKS, Adrienne 0-1; RIVERA, Anika 0-1; HOUSTON, Yvonne
0-8). Fouled out--Florida Southern-None, Barry-TIJANI, Nadia.
Rebounds--Florida Southern 34 (CANNON, Emma 9), Barry 32 (DeBERRY, Danielle
6). Assists--Florida Southern 16 (DZIKAS, Megan 5; JOHNSON, Chelsea 5),
Barry 10 (HOUSTON, Yvonne 4). Total fouls--Florida Southern 15, Barry 13.
Technical fouls--Florida Southern-None, Barry-None. A-124