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Lady Jackets Win On Buzzer Beater In OT

Published On: Jan 25 2013 02:05:25 PM CST
Howard Payne womens basketball
BROWNWOOD, Texas -

Howard Payne's  hit a jumper as time expired in overtime to give the Lady Jackets a 79-77 victory over visiting Concordia University Texas Thursday evening in the Brownwood Coliseum.

After the Lady Jackets found themselves down by as much as 13 points midway through the first half, they would battle back slowly to tie the game up at 49-49 with 9:38 to play in the second half.

It was  who hit 15 foot jumper as time expired in overtime to give Howard Payne the 79-77 conference win. The video made ESPN's Top Ten Plays of the Week (#10). Video

The Lady Jackets reserves played a huge role in the HPU comeback outscoring Concordia's bench 36-26. HPU's  scored 20 points with five steals followed by with 11, both a part of the Lady Jacket the bench.

HPU was led by  with 22 points and nine rebounds.  also added 11 points.

CTX was led by Madison Kramr with 15 points and followed by Domonique Liddell with 14 points and nine rebounds.

Howard Payne improves to 15-3 overall and 10-2 in conference. The Lady Jackets remain in first place with a two game lead in the ASC West Division standings. Concordia falls 11-7 overall and 8-4 in ASC play.

The Lady Jackets will take on the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Saturday at 1:00 pm in the Brownwood Coliseum.

Information provided by HPU athletics department.