Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. General Sports

Northwestern State Lady Demons win Southland Conference tourney; Head to NCAAs

See also

Spurred on by scoring of guard Chelsea Roberts and the rebounding of forward Trudy Armstead, the No. 4 Northwestern State Lady Demons earned their bid to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament by upsetting the No. 2 Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks by the score of 62-44 in the final of the Southland Conference Tournament in Katy, Texas on Sunday, March 16, 2014.

More Photos

Roberts was 6-of-7 from the field and 4-of-5 from the free throw line; scoring 16 points, with Armstead contributing 12 and Janelle Perez adding 10.

Armstead was a monster under the baskets, pulling down 13 rebounds, with 12 of them coming on the defensive end of the court.

The 6-1 senior from Dallas, Texas shot 5-of-9 from the field and was a prefect 2-of-2 from the line.

The Ladyjacks of SFA never seriously threatened the Lady Demons, with NSU leading by as much as 20 points at the end of the game.

Shooting was a factor in the game with NSU leading SFA in field goals (45.1%-32.7%), three pointers (41.2%-11.1%) and free throws (69.2%-66.7%).

The Lady Demons held the advantage, 32-28 in scoring in the paint, and bench points (16-9).

For Stephen F. Austin, center Porsha Roberts led the Way with 14 points and 13 rebounds, while guard Kali Jerrell added 13.

With the win, the Lady Demons will find on Monday, March 17 where they will be heading for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

SFA, on the other hand, will have to wait and see if they secure an invitation to the Women’s National Invitational Tournament (WNIT) or the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI).

Northwestern State takes a 21-12 record into the NCAA Tournament while SFA posted a 20-12 record.



  • David Price rumors
    Should the bottom-dwelling Tampa Bay Rays trade or keep pitching ace David Price?
    MLB Rumors
  • Maria Kirilenko slideshow
    Feast your eyes on the former fiance of Alex Ovechkin: The newly-single Maria Kirilenko
    20 Photos
  • Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has Alzheimer's disease, will step down
    NFL News
  • Sam responds to Dungy
    Michael Sam has the perfect response to Tony Dungy's controversial comments
    NFL News
  • Bella wardrobe malfunction
    Sexy diva Nikki Bella suffers wardrobe malfunction during WWE show
    Fight Sports
  • LeBron gives cupcakes
    LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors after press overtakes neighborhood
    Food & Drink