Howard Payne tops East Texas Baptist

Donahoo scores 16 points and five assists for the Lady Jackets
Howard Payne Athletics
Last Updated - January 5, 2012 10:44 GMT

MARSHALL, Texas -- No. 25 Howard Payne used a 46 point second half to defeat East Texas Baptist 80-45 in American Southwest Conference action Thursday evening.

Tresta Donahoo had another big game off the bench for Howard Payne scoring a game high 16 points along with five assists. Donahoo was 5 of 7 from the field, 3 of 4 from the three-point line and 3 of 3 from the charity stripe.

After leading 34-23 at the break, the Lady Jackets scored 46 second half points to coast to the 80-45 win. The Howard Payne bench outscored ETBU's 54-18 and the Lady Jackets scored 31 of their points off of 37 ETBU turnovers.
The Lady Jackets improve to 10-2 overall and 7-2 in conference while ETBU falls to 4-7 overall and 2-5 in confernce.
Jasmin Thomas scored 10 followed by Dana Marrs with nine. Kalin Hanna grabbed a team high nine rebounds and Brittany Roberson recorded four steals.
ETBU was led by Holly Phelps with 10 points and 13 rebounds. Amanda Rucker also added 10 points.