Loyola women’s basketball to host #24 Lyon in home opener

Fri, 11/01/2013

(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball team is scheduled to host Lyon College on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. in The Den to open regular season action.

The Wolf Pack competed in an exhibition contest at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette on Wednesday, but fell to the NCAA Division-I squad 65-77. Junior Janeicia Neely posted a team-high 19 points for the Pack. She went three for three from the foul line and added two assists and six defensive boards. Freshman Meghan Temple contributed 14 points, 10 rebounds and one assist. Senior Jasmine Brewer joined them in double digits, tallying 11 points and pulling down two rebounds.

The Lyon Scots were recently ranked 24th in the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. They will travel to Southern University New Orleans this evening before taking on the Wolf Pack.

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