Zias pull upset over Lady Buffs

Joshua Lucero: FNM correspondent ENMU senior Kiara Tate puts up a shot over West Texas A&M’s Kenisha Harris during Saturday night’s Lone Star Conference women’s game at Greyhound Arena. The Zias ended a 16-game losing streak against the Lady Buffs with a 71-68 victory.

Kevin Wilson

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University, missing starting point guard Tori Northcutt, pulled a Lone Star Conference shocker, pulling off a 71-68 win Saturday over visiting West Texas A&M.

Karen Grant, starting in place of Northcutt, who missed the game with a concusion, scored 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting. Hannah added 17 for the Zias (5-12, 4-8 LSC)

Kaneisha Harris had 21 to lead the Lady Buffs (9-8, 7-4), who never trailed Tuesday in a 77-45 matchup over the Zias in Canyon, Texas.

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