CSCC Eliminated From Region VII Tournament

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Sophomore Forward, Keya Jenkins
Sophomore Forward, Keya Jenkins

Cleveland State's Men's Basketball team was eliminated in the semifinal round of the Region VII Tournament on Monday night, losing to #2 Motlow State, 62-52. 

Leading the Cougars in this matchup was Cam Copeland who scored 17 points on 5-12 shooting, he also collected four rebounds and two assists. Tevin Olison finished with 15 points shooting 50 percent from the field and 3-7 from the arc. Victory Curry finished with eight points but snagged six rebounds a block. 

The Cougars shot 34 percent from the field and 30 percent from the arc compared to Motlow's 43 percent and 37 percent respectively. Cleveland State was also outrebounded by Motlow, 42-34. At the half, the Cougars were trailing Motlow, 33-26. Cleveland State came out in the second half and kept the game much closer, only being outscored by three points in a 26-29 second half score resulting in the 62-52 final. 

The Cougars complete their season with a 15-12 (10-8) record, boasting a 10-2 home record and a final four finish in the Region VII tournament.  

Cleveland State's Women's Basketball team was eliminated from the Region VII Tournament on Monday night, losing to Walters State, 65-44. 

Abby Hubert led the Lady Cougars in this one, scoring 19 points on 5-13 shooting. Julia Gaither tallied 10 points while snagging four rebounds and four assists. Ebony Kelley finished with seven points, three rebounds and three steals. 

Cleveland State shot 26 percent from the field and 25 percent from the arc, being outscored by Walters State's 53 percent from the field and 46 percent from the three point line. The Lady Cougars did shoot a solid 81 percent from the free throw line but it wasn't enough to win this one. Cleveland State finished with 15 turnovers and was outrebounded 24 to Walter State's 37. 

The Lady Cougars finished the season with a 16-11 (10-8) record, a 10-3 home record, and a semifinal finish in the Region VII Tournament. This completes Evelyn Thompson's first year as the Lady Cougar Basketball head coach, in which she improved on CSCC's '16-'17 record of 14-15 (6-12).


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