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(New Orleans, La.) The Lady Bleu Devils achieved double-digit victories for the first time since the 2011-12 season with a win over Edward Waters College by the score of 64-45 on MLK Day at the Battlefield.
The Lady Bleu Devils (10-7, 2-2 GCAC) were led by junior Alena Evans (JR/Las Vegas, NV) who finished with a game-high 16 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field. Evans grabbed seven boards, picked up two steals and had one block in 29 minutes of action. Senior Keylantra Taylor (SR/Houston, TX) filled up the stat sheet with 10 points, 10 boards, three steals, two assists and one block in 34 minutes for Dillard. Senior transfer Ciara Morgan (SR/Springfield, IL) chipped in with 12 points, seven boards and three assists in the victory.
EWC's Natasha Ballard finished with a team-high 13 points in the loss. Dillard's bench outscored the Lady Tigers 25-11 in the contest.
On Saturday, January 24, Dillard continues conference play and travels to Jackson, Ms. to face Tougaloo College in another GCAC contest. Tip-off is set for 3:00 p.m.
*Photo provided by Y. Tsega