CHARLESTON, SC (Feb. 12, 2001) - Chris Forman scored 15 points, and Racquel Ellis added 14 as East Tennessee State defeated College of Charleston 65-60 Monday in Southern Conference action at the John Kresse Arena.
With the win, the Lady Bucs improve to 6-18 overall and 6-9 in conference action, while CofC falls to 11-13 overall and 7-8 in SoCon play.
The Cougars led at halftime, 28-25, but after Brittney Scarberry hit a jumper 12 seconds into the second half, the Lady Bucs went on a 14-0 run to grab the lead for good. ETSU was ahead by as many as 12 points, and the closest the Cougars ever got was within three at 58-55 with 1:55 left.
Besides Forman and Ellis, Jessica Lonon added 11 points for ETSU. Megan Jackson led the Lady Bucs in rebounds with six.
Scarberry scored 20 points to lead both teams, and Wilma Simpson notched a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
The Lady Bucs next travel to Western Carolina on Saturday, Feb. 17 to take on the Lady Catamounts at 4:00 p.m. from the Ramsey Center.