Eagles Jump Out Early on Johnson Bible
Knoxville, Tenn. - Asbury jumped all over Johnson Bible early, scoring the first 16 points en route to a 83-45 victory Tuesday night. The Eagles took a 41-18 lead into the break and shot 45% for the game.
Asbury (4-3) had 13 players score in a balanced attack that was led by Dorian Downs' 18 points on six threes. Ashley Daugherty and Courtney Albin were also in double figures with 12 and 13 respectively. All 14 players in uniform played at least 10 minutes and no one played 20.
Along with the balanced scoring Asbury passed the ball well with 25 assists with Christy Gemmell and Sarah Yates leading the way with five. The Evangels turned the ball over 24 times while Asbury protected the ball with only eight turnovers.
Asbury owned the battle on the boards with 44 compared to 29 for Johnson Bible. Keira Henderson and Leandra Brown each pulled down seven to lead the Eagles. Asbury pulled down 18 offensive rebounds on the night.
Asbury will hit the road this weekend, travelling to Ohio University-Chillicothe on Saturday at 1:00 pm.