Ebony Hoffman Provides Double-Double Trouble For SMU

Dec. 17, 2003

LOS ANGELES - Senior Ebony Hoffman registered her first double-double of the season with 18 points and a season-high 13 rebounds Wednesday as the USC Women of Troy defeated the SMU Mustangs, 64-48, in non-conference action at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.

Hoffman was 7-for-14 from the floor as USC improved to 3-3 on the season. SMU fell to 2-4 overall.

Rometra Craig scored 15 points off the bench for the Women of Troy while Meghan Gnekow added 14 points and six rebounds. Shanta Ramdhanny led the Mustangs with a team-high 13 points.

The Women of Troy led at halftime, 32-19, and used a 13-6 run at the start of the second half to push the margin to 20 points. The Mustangs answered with an 11-3 run before Craig turned the momentum for USC with one of her two three-pointers with 7:04 remaining in the game.

USC will host Colorado on Saturday (Dec. 20) at 5:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports Net and KMPC 1540 AM.

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