UTC Women Travel To Cincinnati Thursday
Monday, November 18, 2019
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team will head out for its longest road trip of the season so far. The Mocs will take on Cincinnati Tuesday night before heading to #9 Louisville Thursday.
This will be just the second meeting between the Mocs and Bearcats. Cincinnati edged the Mocs 51-50 at the Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico in 2011.
The Mocs are 1-3 on the year with a win over Liberty on the road. Chattanooga is averaging 52.5 points per game and shooting 32.6 percent.
From beyond the arc UTC is 27-of-87 and averaging 66 percent from the free throw line. On the boards, the Mocs are averaging 33.8 rebounds per game and outdueled Purdue in their last outing with a season-high 40.
Abbey Cornelius posted back-to-back 20-point games. She had a career-best 22 against Hampton at home and followed that with a 21-point effort against Hampton on the road. She leads the Mocs with 14.5 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game. Lakelyn Bouldin is second on the team in scoring with 11.8 points per game and has six 3-pointers. Eboni Williams also leads UTC on the boards with 6.3 rebounds per game and is third in scoring with an average of 9.0 points per game.
Cincinnati is 2-2 overall with wins over Utah (68-62) and Ball State (63-56) while falling to Saint Louis (60-50) and Ohio State (78-73). The Bearcats are averaging 63.5 points and 37.8 rebounds per game. From the field they are shooting 36 percent and 15.8 (9-57) from the 3-point line and 73.6 percent from the charity stripe.
Antionette Miller leads her team with 19 points per game with a team-best three from distance and 17 assists and eight steals. Ilmar’I Thomas is averaging a double-double with 18.3 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. Jordan Tuff is thid on the team in scoring with 10.0 points per game while Angel Rizor is third on the team in rebounding with 8.3 boards per game and second for assists with 15 on the year.
Louisville is ranked ninth in the AP Top 25 poll with a 3-0 record. They have wins against Western Kentucky (75-56), Murray State (76-40) and Central Michigan (76-63). The Cardinals are averaging 75.7 points and 47 rebounds per game. From the floor they are shooting 42.3 percent, 31.5 percent from the arc and 40-of-54 from the free throw line.
Dana Evans leads four players in double figures with 18.3 points per game. Jazmine Jones is second on the team in scoring with 15.7 points and 7.0 rebounds per game and a team-best 15 assists and 10 steals.
Elizabeth Balogun and Kylee Shook each have 10 points per game and Shook leads her team with 9.3 rebounds an outing. Balogun has a team-high eight 3-pointers.
Larry Ward will have the call both nights on WFLI 97.7 FM and 1040 AM. All broadcasts can be accessed through the GoMocs.com website or TuneIn Radio. Cincinnati will broadcast the game on Bearcats TV and the Louisville game will be carried by the ACC Network. Live stats and all links are online on the women’s basketball schedule page at GoMocs.com.