Kadriana Howard scored 29 points and had six steals to lead the West Georgia Tech Golden Knights women’s basketball team to an emphatic 75-52 victory over the Andrew College Fighting Tigers Sunday afternoon in Carrollton.
WGTC improved to 9-7 on the season and won for the sixth time against a Division 1 junior college program. The Golden Knights are a Division 3 team.
Andrew fell to 3-7 overall.
West Georgia Tech evened the season series between the two clubs at 1-1, after Andrew won the previous meeting by six points back in November.
Howard made 13-of-15 shots from the field and was 1-of-1 from three-point range. Kelsey Walthall joined her in double-figures with 13.
West Georgia Tech never trailed in the ballgame. In fact, they scored the first 14 points, taking a 14-0 lead at the 15:58 mark.
Andrew got to within nine, at 18-9 with 12:49 to play, but the Golden Knights closed the half with a 26-10 run to take a 44-19 lead at halftime.
West Georgia Tech’s largest lead was 30 as they led 69-39 with 7:06 left in the game.
West Georgia Tech forced 30 turnovers. The Golden Knights were credited with 22 steals, led by Howard with six and Dominique Washington’s five.
WGTC shot 47.8 percent from the field while holding Andrew to 28.3-percent shooting.
West Georgia Tech returns to action Monday afternoon with a 5:30 p.m. contest against Southern Union at home in LaGrange.
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