Dec. 17, 2013
Final Stats |
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
CINCINNATI (6-4) 86, AKRON (4-5) 70
DECEMBER 17, 2013 // FIFTH THIRD ARENA // CINCINNATI, OHIO
Cincinnati now leads the all-time series 7-2, evening up the recent two-game series at one win each. The Bearcats avenge a 67-54 loss to Akron on the road last season.
- UC Starters: Kayla Cook (g), Alyesha Lovett (g), Dayeesha Hollins (g), Shelbi Chandler (f), Jeanise Randolph (f).
- Cincinnati opened the game on a 19-3 run over the span of 3:52. The Bearcats opened the game connecting on seven of their first eight shots, including a pair of threes from Alyesha Lovett and one from Kayla Cook.
- Akron opened the game 1-for-7; they're only make during the UC run coming from behind the three-point line.
- Akron answered in the first half with runs of 9-0 and 7-0, cutting the UC lead in the first half to as few as six points. UC took a 36-30 lead into the locker room at the break.
- Akron closed the lead to one-point after opening the second half on a 5-0 run. However, UC answered right back with a 9-0 run to push the lead back to double digits, 47-37 at the 16:21 mark of the second half.
- The 86 points scored against Akron are the most by a UC team under head coach Jamelle Elliott.
- Cincinnati outrebounded Akron 37-26 to mark the fifth time this season the Bearcats have had at least a plus-nine edge on the boards.
- UC was 19-of-24 from the free throw line, marking the sixth time this season the Bearcats have totaled 17 points from the charity stripe.
- Dayeesha Hollins became the 25th player in program history to record 1,000 points at UC with a basket at the 3:30 mark of the first half. Hollins now has 1,438 points in her collegiate career after totaling 420 during her freshman season at Michigan.
- Jeanise Randolph recorded her fourth double-double of the season with a career-high 25 points and a season-high 12 rebounds.
- Alyesha Lovett reached double-digit points for the third-straight game with 14 points that included 2-of-5 shooting from behind the arc.
- Jeanise Randolph recorded three blocks in the contest to total 59 in her career. She is just three shy of tying current teammate Tiffany Turner for sixth on Cincinnati's all-time blocks list.
- Hollins reached double-digits in scoring for the eighth time this season and 81st of her career.