Bench Leads Women's Basketball Past UTA, 97-66

Go smu! Brittany Gilliam scored a game-high 18 points in SMU's 31-point win over UTA.
Go smu!
Brittany Gilliam scored a game-high 18 points in SMU's 31-point win over UTA.
Go smu!

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Dec. 8, 2007

DALLAS (SMU) - Sophomore forward Brittany Gilliam scored a season-high 18 points to lead five players in double figures as the SMU women's basketball team rolled to a 97-66 win over Texas-Arlington Saturday night at Moody Coliseum.

Gilliam established new season-highs in points (18), field goals (5), field goal percentage (.833), free throws (8), assists (5) and minutes played (24). She also tied her season-high with 7 rebounds.

Other Mustangs who scored in double figures included sophomore guard Jillian Samuels (17 points), sophomore forward Delisha Wills (16) and senior guard Katy Cobb and sophomore post Alice Severin, who scored 10 points apiece.

The win was the eighth in a row for the Mustangs; the last time they won that many consecutive games was in the 2004-05 season. The last time they won more consecutive games was in the 1999-2000 season, when the Ponies reeled off 12 straight wins.

The Mustangs now have 11 days off before traveling to New York to play at Manhattan Dec. 19 and Hofstra Dec. 21. SMU's next home game is Jan. 11, when the Ponies host Central Florida. For a complete schedule and ticket information, log on to SMUMustangs.com or call 214-SMU-GAME.