Bearcats Close Out Non-Conference Slate At Hokie Classic

Dec. 27, 2011

Cincinnati Game Notes

CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati women’s basketball team (7-5, 0-1) attempts to continue its winning ways when it travels to the Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Classic on Wednesday, Dec. 28 and Thursday, Dec. 29. It will face host Virginia Tech (3-8) on Wednesday at 7 p.m. and either UMBC (6-5) or High Point (4-5) on Thursday at 5 p.m. Fans can listen to the game live on with Scott Waldrop on the call.

Bearcats Against the Hokies
Virginia Tech leads the all-time series against Cincinnati, 12-10, with the last meeting coming a decade ago on Feb. 23, 1991. The Hokies won that matchup in Blacksburg, 55-52.

The Bearcats have never met UMBC or High Point.

Last Time Out
Senior Chanel Chisholm set a career-high and registered her second-career double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds as the University of Cincinnati women’s basketball team defeated Longwood, 70-54, on Thursday, Dec. 22 at Fifth Third Arena. Chisholm finished the afternoon shooting 8-of-13 from the field, while matching her career-high in assists (5) and steals (4).

Chisholm joined three other Bearcats in double-figures, including Kayla Cook who scored 14. Tiffany Turner and Bjonee Reaves pitched in 13 and 10 points, respectively.

Back in Action
Jeanise Randolph and Dayeesha Hollins returned to the floor against Longwood after sitting out due to injuries. Randolph, a 2010-11 BIG EAST all-freshman selection, made her season debut after being sidelined for the first 11 games of the season, while Hollins missed the last two games after sustaining an injury against Louisville.

Scouting the Hokies
The Hokies are 3-8, including 1-2 at home, under first-year VT head coach Dennis Wolff. Virginia Tech is led by Monet Tellier, who is averaging 13.9 ppg, and Latorri Hines-Allen with 5.9 rpg.

In its last outing, Florida Gulf Coast knocked down 17 three pointers en route to picking up a 69-41 win over the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, Fla. Leading the Hokies was Aerial Wilson with 15 points. Monet Telier added nine points for Tech while Porschia Hadley grabbed a team-high six rebounds.

Up Next
Cincinnati continues its BIG EAST slate when it returns home to face USF on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 7 p.m.