January 02, 2017

Wisdom Scores 19 in Lady Cat Victory

BasketballThe Lady Bobcats improved their season record to 12-4 on Monday evening, as they defeated NAIA Div. I University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) in the first day of the CAM JAM Classic by a score of 73-45.

The Patriots of Cumberlands, who came into Monday’s game with a 9-4 record, shot only 27% from the floor, which included going 4-of-19 from the 3-point line.  The Lady Cats, on the other hand, posted a field goal percentage of 41.9% and drained 7-of-17 treys. 

The Patriots’ Cheyenne Madden tallied 18 points for her team, but no other Patriot scored more than 5 points. 

College of the Ozarks’ Hannah Wisdom posted 19 points, going 9-of-16 from the floor, and gathered 8 rebounds.   Also contributing to the Lady Cats scoring attack were freshman Ashley Forrest with 12 points, alongside Maggie McMenamy and Cassidy Johnson who scored 9 points apiece.  Kelsie Cleeton led the game in rebounds with 9 and grabbed 2 steals.

The Lady Cats will face another Division I team in Day 2 of the CAM JAM Classic on Tuesday, as they take on Georgetown College (Ky.) at 5:30 p.m.