Six In Double Figures As Spartans Cruise To 92-78 Win In Season Opener

Jasmine Smith had 10 points and 11 rebounds against Southern Oregon.
Nov. 13, 2015

Final Stats

San Jose, Calif. - Senior Nyre Harris, 11 points and 11 rebounds, and junior Jasmine Smith, 10 points and 11 rebounds, were two of six Spartans to score in double figures as the San José State women's basketball team defeated the Southern Oregon Raiders 92-78 in its season opener.

SJSU shot 45 percent (9-for-20) in the 10 minutes, held the Raiders just two field goals and led 26-8 after one period. From there the Spartans kept the lead in double digits the rest of the night en route to the 14-point victory.

Senior Riana Byrd led the team with 16 points. She was 5-for-8 from the floor and 6-for-10 from the line. Junior Paris Baird and senior Ellie Stevens had 10 points apiece. Aniya Baker, a junior guard, added 13 points and had a game-high six assists.

The Spartans (1-0), led by Harris' seven steals, forced SOU into 33 turnovers, converting them into 30 points, but committed 24 turnovers off which the Raiders score 25 points.

San José State controlled the boards 52-to-36. It had a 24-to-8 advantage on the offensive glass and turned that into 21 second-chance points and a 30-point advantage in points in the paint.


 

 

After leading by 18 after the first quarter, the Spartans allowed Southern Oregon to hang around in the second and cut the lead to 13 points, 46-33, by the half.

Behind 47 percent shooting in the third quarter, SJSU built its largest lead of the contest, 29 points, 69-40 with 2:24 to go in the period. They looked poised to blow the game open, but allowed the Raiders to close the gap and end the quarter on an 11-to-3 run.

SOU continued to chip away in the fourth quarter. They hit 8-of-16, including 5-of-8 from beyond the arc and were 6-for-6 from the line. The Raiders got as close as 13 points before finally falling by 14, 92-78.

The Spartans get right back to work on Sunday when they travel to Saint Mary's for a 1:00 p.m. tip in the Gaels' McKeon Pavilion.

 

Southern Oregon vs San Jose State

11/13/15 7:00 p.m. at San Jose, Calif. (The Event Center)

At San Jose, Calif. (The Event Center)

SAN JOSE STATE 92, SOUTHERN OREGON 78

SOUTHERN OREGON (2-0)

CLAUSSEN, Ashley 7-15 9-9 26; DURAND, Autumn 0-3 9-10 9; SETZER, Courtney

2-7 3-4 8; SAHLINGER, Demi 3-4 0-0 8; BRADFORD, Toria 3-9 0-0 7; REEVES,

Majerle 2-4 0-0 6; SMEATON, Kristin 1-2 1-2 4; PETERS, Emily 1-3 0-0 3;

BRADFORD, Tiani 1-6 1-2 3; HOUSTON, Erin 0-0 2-2 2; NUTTALL, Taylor 1-1 0-1

  1. Totals 21-54 25-30 78.

SAN JOSE STATE (1-0)

Byrd, Riana 5-8 6-10 16; Baker, Aniya 4-15 3-4 13; Harris, Nyre 3-9 4-5 11;

Stevens, Ellie 3-5 2-2 10; Baird, Paris 4-9 1-2 10; Smith, Jasmine 5-10 0-2

10; Kohlhaas, Andrea 3-6 0-0 9; West, Rachol 2-11 1-2 6; Ladd, Myzhanique

2-5 0-0 4; Vann, Emily 1-4 0-0 3. Totals 32-82 17-27 92.

Southern Oregon...............   8   25   18   27 -   78

San Jose State................   26   20   26   20 -   92

3-point goals--Southern Oregon 11-24 (CLAUSSEN, Ashley 3-8; REEVES, Majerle

2-2; SAHLINGER, Demi 2-3; PETERS, Emily 1-3; SETZER, Courtney 1-2; BRADFORD,

Toria 1-3; SMEATON, Kristin 1-1; BRADFORD, Tiani 0-2), San Jose State 11-37

(Kohlhaas, Andrea 3-6; Baker, Aniya 2-11; Stevens, Ellie 2-2; Vann, Emily

1-2; Baird, Paris 1-4; West, Rachol 1-7; Harris, Nyre 1-3; Ladd, Myzhanique

0-2). Fouled out--Southern Oregon-PETERS, Emily, San Jose State-None.

Rebounds--Southern Oregon 36 (DURAND, Autumn 6), San Jose State 52 (SMITH,

Jasmine 11; Harris, Nyre 11). Assists--Southern Oregon 14 (DURAND, Autumn

4), San Jose State 16 (Baker, Aniya 6). Total fouls--Southern Oregon 25, San

Jose State 23. Technical fouls--Southern Oregon-None, San Jose State-TEAM.

A-297