Lady Jackets Move to Top Spot in Conference

Behind their fourth consecutive victory, 85-75 over the McMurry Lady War Hawks Thursday night, the Howard Payne Lady Jackets have vaulted to the top of the American Southwest Conference West Division women’s basketball standings.

The Lady Jackets (7-4, 4-1), by percentage points, lead No. 9 Hardin-Simmons (12-3, 7-2) in the race for the ASC West title.

In HPU’s win over McMurry (0-13, 0-9) Thursday night, the Lady Jackets led 19-15 after one quarter, 37-29 at halftime and 59-49 through three quarters.

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