Jan. 6, 2013
IRVING, Texas -
Senior guard Porsche Landry turned in a career performance with 30 points, nine rebounds and nine assists to lift the University of Houston women's basketball team to a 71-58 victory over Delaware State in overtime on Sunday afternoon at Hofheinz Pavilion.
Landry hit the 30-point mark for the fourth time in her career while setting career highs in rebounds and assists to flirt with a triple-double performance.
Freshman guard Alecia Smith scored in double figures for the second time in the last three games with 16 points, while junior forward Yasmeen Thompson registered her third double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
The Cougars shot 45 percent (27-of-60) from the field while the Lady Hornets turned in a 39-percent (23-of-59) effort from the field.
Houston outrebounded Delaware State by a 42-37 margin on the glass while forcing 19 turnovers and swiping 10 steals.
The Cougars open Conference USA action against Memphis at 7 p.m., Thursday at Hofheinz Pavilion.
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