Cleveland State Open Hoops Conference Play With Win

Saturday, November 16, 2019

The Cleveland State women's basketball team started their conference season slate strong on Saturday night, earning a dominating 80-56 win at Vol State.

Though the Lady Cougars struggled in the first half, they had a much better second frame to pull
away from the Lady Pioneers. Cassidy Nihoff was a key player off of the bench for Cleveland
State, scoring 10 points and also providing a defensive boost with six rebounds and three
steals. "She gave off the spark we needed to pull away," said head coach Evelyn Thompson of her efforts.

Britnay Gore led both offensively and on the boards. She had 25 rebounds, the most since
official stats were kept archived in 2011-2012, while also scoring career-best 26 points. Asjah
Harrell set her teammates up exceptionally in the contest, dishing out a career-high 10 assists
while scoring 17 points of her own. Charisma Barner also contributed double-digit points with 10
and grabbed eight boards.

"It is good to start conference play with a win," Thompson said of the victory.

The Lady Cougars will travel to Roane State in their next game on Wednesday. Tip-off is set for
5:30 ET.


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