No. 24 Lubbock Christian Shoots Past No. 20 Women's Basketball in Elite Eight

No. 24 Lubbock Christian Shoots Past No. 20 Women's Basketball in Elite Eight

COLUMBUS, Ohio - No. 24 Lubbock Christian shot a season-high 62.3 percent from the floor as they defeated the No. 20 University of North Georgia women's basketball team, 99-54, Tuesday night in the Elite Eight quarterfinal at Ohio Dominican's Alumni Hall.

The Nighthawks and Lady Chaps traded buckets for the first three minutes of the game. With the score tied, 9-9, LCU went on a 19-2 run that spanned five minutes in the first quarter to take the lead for good.

NOTES
- North Georgia finishes the season with a record of 30-5, marking the most wins in a single season in the NCAA era. The last time UNG had 30 or more wins was in the 2003-04 season when Buffie Burson's squad went 30-6 on the way to the NAIA Elite Eight.

Abbie Franklin led the way for North Georgia with 16 points. Julianne Sutton added 11, while Vanessa Agrusa put up 10 points. LCU's Maddi Chitsey had a career-high 28 points on 11-of-12 shooting to lead all scorers.

- Lubbock Christian advances to take on No. 1 Drury in the second semifinal tomorrow night. Indiana (PA) and Southwestern Oklahoma State will play in the first semifinal of the evening.