Dec. 15, 2013
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UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI WOMEN’S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
CINCINNATI (5-4) 64, OHIO STATE (7-6) 49
DECEMBER 15, 2013 // FIFTH THIRD ARENA // CINCINNATI, OHIO
Cincinnati picked up the fourth win in the series against Ohio State with the Buckeyes holding 16 all-time wins. It was UC’s first win over the Buckeyes since Dec. 10, 1988. The loss avenges a 87-49 defeat handed to UC by Ohio State last season.
- UC Starters: Kayla Cook (g), Alyesha Lovett (g), Dayeesha Hollins (g), Shelbi Chanlder (f), Jeanise Randolph (f).
- Cincinnati closed out the first half on a 7-0 run over the last two minutes. Randolph and Hill each hit a pair of free throws while Lovett nailed a three with 14 seconds remaining.
- The run was almost 9-0 as a last-second lay-up from Lovett was reviewed and determined no good. The shot came after Durley’s steal with just five seconds left in the half.
- The second half was marked by back-and forth scoring as UC slowly pulled away from the Buckeyes. The Bearcats outscored Ohio State 7-2 over the final 1:06 of the contest, going 5-of-6 from the free throw line.
- The 49 points scored by the Buckeyes tie a season-low effort. Ohio State was also limited to 49 points by Georgia and UConn.
- The Cincinnati bench out-scored Ohio State’s 14-0.
- The Bearcats out-rebounded an opponent by at least nine rebounds for the fourth time this season with a 45-35 advantage over Ohio State.
- UC was 17-of-21 from the free throw line, marking the fifth time this season the Bearcats have totaled 17 points from the charity stripe. It is also the fifth time this season UC has shot at least 80% from the free throw line.
- Jeanise Randolph recorded her third double-double of the season with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
- Shelbi Chandler recorded two blocks in the contest, a career-best total.
- Alyesha Lovett’s 16 points are a season-high total for the junior and one shy of her career high. Lovett’s seven rebounds are also a season-high.
- Hollins reached double-digits in scoring for the seventh time this season and 80th of her career.
- Dayeesha Hollins led the team i n scoring with 17 points.