PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast resumes MACJC South Division play Thursday night when Copiah-Lincoln visits the Weathers/Wentzell Center.
The Lady Bulldogs (5-4, 0-1 South) tip off against the Lady Wolves (9-1, 1-0) at 5:30 p.m. The game will be streamed online at https://livestream.com/BulldogLIVE/events/8008984.
Coach Hope Adams' team coming off a game where they turned the ball over 33 times while surrendering a double-digit halftime lead against LSU-Eunice.
"I think the biggest thing from the other night was we came back out of shape," she said. "We came back Tuesday, played Monday. We got tired and couldn't think. It kept us from being able to handle the ball."
MGCCC will have the advantage of having played since the Christmas break. Co-Lin, which is led by a trio of double-digit scorers at guard, has not. Brittany Rose averages 13.6 points, followed by Alexus Hold's 13.0 and T'Kyra Hicks' 12.0.
"They're very poised, a very disciplined team," Adams said. "They aren't going to beat themselves. The game plan is to pressure the ball and take care of the ball."
The Lady Bulldogs were able to overcome pressure against Hinds in their South Division contest before the break and did better with it in their first meeting against LSU-E. They want to return to that blueprint.
"We're really focused on defending," Adams said. "If we can stop them from scoring and come back and execute, we should be able to play with them and beat them."
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