JACKSON, Miss.—Plagued by shooting woes, the Birmingham-Southern women's basketball team lost on the road to Millsaps, 64-42, Saturday afternoon in Jackson, Miss.
The Panthers fall to 2-5, while the Majors move to 2-4.
After playing to a 7-7 tie by the 10:03 mark of the first half, Millsaps used a 14-2 run to pull up 21-9 with two minutes left in the half. The Majors led 22-14 at halftime, and kept a comfortable lead for the entire second half, eventually winning by 22.
BSC shot 12-45 (.267) from the field and 2-16 (.125) from three-point range while shooting 16-21 (.762) from the free throw line. Millsaps fared much better, hitting 26-64 (.406) overall and 9-22 (.409) from beyond the arc. The Majors shot 3-5 (.600) at the line.
The Panthers out-rebounded the Majors, 38-33, but also doubled Millsaps' turnovers with 18.
BSC is on the road this Tuesday, traveling south to face Mobile at 6 p.m.