The Livingstone College women’s basketball team suffered a 71-62 loss to Miles College in Birmingham, AL on Wednesday evening. The Lady Blue Bears had three players in double figures.
The loss drops the Lady Blue Bears to 3-2 on the season.
Tiffany Evans and Alexis Hicks scored 13 points apiece, while Ashley Walker scored 12 points. Wende Foster made her presence known in the paint and recorded a game-high 13 blocks while snatching eight rebounds.
The Lady Blue Bears shot 33 percent (21-of-63) from the field compared to Miles’ 40.3 percent (27-of-67).
The Lady Blue Bears made a defensive effort and forced Miles to commit 22 turnovers, and recorded 10 steals.
At the half, the Lady Blue Bears only trailed by one point 33-32. The game changer for the Lady Blue Bears was their inability to hit their shots in the second half. Livingstone only made nine-of-31 shots (29 percent) from the field, while Miles went 15-of-32 (46.9 percent) from the field.
The Lady Blue Bears return back to action on November 23, as they host Belmont Abbey College. Game time is slated for 5:30 p.m.