COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: UConn romps past Cincy for second time

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By The Staff

No. 2 UConn swept the season series from Cincinnati with a 96-36 win in women’s college basketball last Wednesday in Storrs, Conn. The Huskies had beaten the Bearcats by 65 points earlier in the season in Cincinnati.

Anderson County resident Makenzie Cann was scoreless but had two rebounds in 23 minutes of action.

South Florida 75, Cincinnati 36

South Florida (19-4) rolled to an easy win over Cincinnati Saturday in the Sun Dome. Makenzie Cann totaled 10 points and five rebounds for Cincinnati, which fell to 6-17 on the year.

Morehead State 66, Belmont 55

Morehead claimed its first win over Belmont since 1998 last Wednesday as Anderson County resident Eriel McKee scored nine points and had a game-high 14 rebounds as the Eagles won their third straight game.

Tennessee State 81, Morehead State 74

Tennessee State defeated Morehead State for the sixth straight time Saturday night in Morehead. Eriel McKee suffered through a subpar game with three points and five rebounds.

Morehead is now 11-13 on the year, 7-4 in Ohio Valley Conference play.

Asbury 95, Cincinnati Christian 62

Asbury picked up a big KIAC win over Cincinnati Christian Thursday night in Wilmore. Anderson County resident Kali Whiteside scored four points and pulled down nine rebounds for Asbury.

Asbury 92, Alice Lloyd 64

Asbury reached the 20-win plateau with an easy win on the road Saturday. Asbury reached the 20-win mark for the third straight season and the Eagles are in second place in the KIAC South. Asbury is now 20-6 on the year.

Statistics were not available at press time.

Men’s basketball

Asbury 79, Cincinnati Christian 68

Asbury defeated Cincinnati Christian, which had been receiving votes for the national NAIA polls, last Thursday in Wilmore.

Asbury was without two starters, including Anderson County’s C.J Penny, who was nursing a hip flexor.

Alice Lloyd 76, Asbury 72

Asbury’s season long road woes continued Saturday when the Eagles dropped a 76-72 decision at Alice Lloyd. Asbury, now 19-8, is just 1-6 in true road games and has not won away from its home court in the KIAC. The Eagles are now 8-3 in the conference.

Statistics were not available at press time.

Anderson (Ind.) 68, Transylvania 67

Anderson University’s Justin Jordan scored with six seconds to go, snapping Transylvania’s three-game win string Saturday in Lexington. Anderson County resident Lowell Gordon did not see action for Transy, which is 11-10 on the year.

Transylvania 69, Mt. St. Joseph 60

Transylvania placed four players in double figures to record an impressive win in Lexington last Wednesday. Lowell Gordon did not see action.