Feb. 12, 2014
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UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
CINCINNATI (10-14, 3-10) 65, MEMPHIS (11-14, 4-9) 49
FEBRUARY 12, 2014 // FIFTH THIRD ARENA // CINCINNATI, OHIO
Wednesday's contest against the Memphis Tigers marked the first meeting between the two squads since the 2005 season when both were members of Conference USA. Memphis now leads the overall series 30-14
- UC Starters: Kayla Cook (g), Alyesha Lovett (g), Bianca Quisenberry (g), Jasmine Whitfield (g), Jeanise Randolph (f).
- Cincinnati had their best offensive game in conference play, shooting 45.3 percent from the floor, making 24-of-53 from the floor.
- Cincinnati prevented any Memphis scoring runs by never missing more than four consecutive buckets from the floor.
- The Bearcats used a 15-8 run over a six minute and 18 seconds span to pull ahead 24-18 with 4:52 left in the first half.
- The teams traded three's on their final possessions of the half as UC held a 27-21 lead at the break.
- Cincinnati used an 8-0, paced by six points from Randolph to move the lead to double digits with 9:51 remaining in the contest.
- Memphis collected 14 offensive rebounds but turned those into just six offensive points compared to eight points for Cincinnati on nine offensive rebounds.
- Cincinnati outrebounded Memphis by one (39-38), marking the second-straight game UC has won the battle on the boards.
- Jeanise Randolph recorded her ninth double-double of the season with a career-high 23 points and game-high 11 rebounds.
- Jasmine Whitfield set a new career-high in rebounds with seven.
- Bianca Quisenberry scored double-digit points for the fourth time this season and the third time in the last seven games.
- Jasmine Whitfield added nine points, marking the fifth straight game she has scored at least six points.
- Lovett and Whitfield each led the team with three assists.
- Bianca Quisenberry had a career-high three steals.
- Marley Hill added five points and five rebounds in 22 minutes off the bench. The rebounding total is the most for the freshman since the season opener against Northern Kentucky.
- Jeanise Randolph recorded the 77th block in her career and trails Doris Scott in third place by 23.