The women’s Bearcats have now rattled off two consecutive AAC wins, including beating Houston on January 7th and winning against UCF on January 10th.
UC traveled to Houston and took the W in double OT, 76-73. The Bearcats were down by five with just 1:21 to play in the first overtime period, but came back and won. #35 Marley Hill was the star of the show with 28 points (12-of-19 shooting), 13 rebounds, and 2 blocks. #23 Jasmine Whitfield added another 24 points and was 10-of-11 from the free throw line.
The Cats beat the UCF Knights 70-54 behind prowess of #3 freshman Ana Owens. She led the team in points (18), rebounds (9), and assists (4). #35 Marley Hill also added 16 points in the win. Cincinnati opened the game on an 11-0 run, and never looked back. UC leads the all-time series against UCF 4-0 after taking all three games last season.
UC is now 4-1 in games when leading at the half. In all five of the Cats’ win this season, UC has scored at least 69 points.
Submitted by Andy Smith