Courtesy of Alabama A&M Athletics
Score: Alabama A&M University 53 – University of Central Arkansas 51
Record: AAMU (2-8, 0-0 SWAC), UCA (5-6, 0-0 ASUN)
Location: Conway, Ark. – Farris Center
CONWAY, Ark. – The Alabama A&M women’s basketball team finished 2022 with a road win at Central Arkansas on Thursday afternoon, 53-51.
The Lady Bulldogs improve to 2-8, 0-0 SWAC, while the Sugar Bears fall to 5-6, 0-0 ASUN.
Trailing 51-42 with 3:25 remaining in the game, Alabama A&M went on a 11-0 run to close out the contest, giving them the 53-51 victory.
Grad-Transfer Toni Grace (Fishers, Ind.) had a game-high 19 points including shooting a near perfect 11-of-12 from the charity stripe for AAMU, while sophomore guard Amiah Simmons (Osawatomie, Kan.) finished with 12 points off the bench.
The Sugar Bears were led by Parris Atkins who finished with a team-high 16 points.
> Alabama A&M shot 45.9 percent from the field going 17-of-37
> Central Arkanasas was 36.0 percent from the floor connecting on 18-50 shots
> The Lady Bulldogs hauled down 31 rebounds with nine coming on the offensive end
> The Sugar Bears snatched 22 rebounds, 11 of them being offensive
> AAMU connected on 14-of-16 free-throws while UCA shot 14-of-18 from the charity stripe
> The Lady Bulldogs outscored the Sugar Bears 15-8 in the fourth quarter
Stat of the Game
Alabama A&M controlled the glass 31-22 for the game
The Lady Bulldogs open up SouthWestern Athletic Conference play on Tuesday January 2nd, when they welcome the University of Arkansas Pine-Bluff to Huntsville.