AMERICUS, Ga. – The Lander women's basketball team placed four players in double figures and raced past Georgia Southwestern, 80-52, on Monday night in a Peach Belt Conference game.
Lander (19-6, 16-3 PBC) shot 47.1 percent from the field, led by Tabitha Dailey's 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting. The Bearcats turned Georgia Southwestern (8-16, 5-13 PBC) over 27 times, leading to 31 Lander points. The Bearcats also dominated inside, outscoring the Hurricanes 44-28 in the paint.
The Bearcats opened the first quarter with a 19-2 run and never trailed in the game. A 24-point second quarter from Lander, led by 10 points from Mylea McKenith, helped the Bearcats build a 22-point halftime advantage. Lander led by as many as 35 points in the third quarter, thanks to an early 16-2 spurt, and were never threatened late.
Lander will play USC Aiken on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Finis Horne Arena.