Using a stingy defense of their home turf, the Greyhounds took a 68-64 victory over UA Cossatot to end the Colts' season and advance to the NJCAA Region 2 Tournament Championship game this Saturday at 2:00pm.
After a tight first quarter, the Lady Greyhounds found their gear and raced past the UA Cossatot Lady Colts for an 86-60 victory in the NJCAA Region 2 Tournament semifinals to advance to the championship game Friday night.
ASU Mid-South started with a strong first quarter and never looked back to take a 72-49 victory over National Park College as the Lady Greyhounds become the first team in women's basketball program history to reach 20 wins in a season.
In their final regular-season game of the year, ASU Mid-South defeated the National Park College Nighthawks 90-73 Monday at The Dog House to secure the #2 seed heading into the NJCAA Region 2 Tournament held at home sites.
Playing to stay in the hunt for the #1 seed in the NJCAA Region 2 Tournament, the Lady Greyhounds took a lead in the second quarter and then held off the Lady Rockets from SAU Tech the rest of the way for a 71-65 victory Monday in East Camden, Arkansas.
Shooting a paltry 20% from the three-point line, the Greyhounds succumbed in the second half to drop an 86-79 decision Saturday at UA Cossatot in the historic University of Arkansas Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium in Lockesburg, Arkansas.
With one of their two losses being at St. Louis Community College on March 1, the Greyhounds had redemption on their mind as they hosted the Archers Monday night at The Dog House. Mission accomplished.
Racing to a 10-point first quarter lead, the Lady Greyhounds kept their foot on the gas and doubled the score of the visiting St. Louis Community College Lady Archers for a 70-35 victory Monday at The Dog House.
Down 8 points at the half, the Greyhounds held the SAU Tech Rockets to 4 points in the first 8 1/2 minutes of the second half to take the lead, then held the visitors off down the stretch for a 73-71 victory Thursday night at The Dog House.
The Lady Greyhounds pulled away in the fourth quarter behind a career-high 30 points from Kaylan Larry to take a 78-68 victory over region-rival SAU Tech, handing the Lady Rockets their first region loss of the season.
The Greyhounds scored 93 points against North Arkansas College, but saw Pioneer center Trent Lippoldt have a career night with 35 points and 24 rebounds as ASU Mid-South fell 109-93 Saturday in Harrison.
Leading until the final minute of the fourth quarter, the Lady Greyhounds lost two starters to fouls within a 10-second span, then lost the lead in the last 2 minutes as they fell 70-67 on the road in a battle of NJCAA Top 20 teams in Harrison, Arkansas.
After the latest NJCAA Rankings came out earlier in the day and had the Greyhounds at #2 in the nation, ASU Mid-South could not escape with a win that night, falling 68-57 at St. Louis Community College Monday in Missouri.
Taking advantage of their deep bench, the Greyhounds snagged a halftime lead over the visiting UA Cossatot Colts before extending it in the second half for a hard-fought 89-70 victory Saturday at The Dog House.
Missing four games that were postponed due to weather, the Greyhounds returned to the court and began NJCAA Region 2 play with a 101-72 victory at South Arkansas Community College in El Dorado, Arkansas.
The Lady Greyhounds scored the first 27 points of the game before the South Arkansas Community College Stars could put points on the board on the way to a 97-53 victory Thursday in El Dorado, Arkansas.
Both Greyhound basketball teams will have to wait to open Region 2 play until next week as winter weather has swept through the Delta bringing sheets of ice that have shut down the ASU Mid-South campus.