Panthers fall to AUM on the road, 66-63

Melanie Short
Melanie Short

MONTGOMERY, Ala.—After leading 49-28 at halftime, the Birmingham-Southern women's basketball team was out-scored in the second half, 38-14, to fall to Auburn Montgomery, 66-63, Monday evening at the AUM PE Complex in Montgomery, Ala.

BSC falls to 6-6, while AUM moves to 7-6.

Junior Caroline King led four Panthers in double figures with 19 points, followed by junior Melanie Short with 15 and seniors Kristian Moody and Ashton Spurgin with 10 apiece. Short led with nine of BSC's 37 rebounds, and Moody led with four assists.

The Panthers shot well in the first half, hitting 18-of-33 (54.5 percent) and went cold in the second half, going 3-of-28 (10.7 percent) including 0-of-12 from three-point range.

BSC returns home this weekend for the first time since Dec. 11, resuming Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference action against Millsaps, Friday at 6 p.m., and Rhodes, Sunday at 1 p.m.