Eagles Blowout Eutectics on Think Pink Day
Wilmore, Ky. - A 20-0 run to start the second half left no room for doubt as the Asbury women trounced St. Louis College of Pharmacy 88-39 on Saturday afternoon.
The Eagles tie a season best three game win streak and the 49 point victory is the largest margin of victory since January 31st of last year in a 57 point victory over Pharmacy.
Asbury (9-11, 3-4 KIAC) used a balanced attack to jump out to a 44-23 halftime lead. 14 players saw the court and 11 played more than 10 minutes in the game. Five players scored in double-figures led by Demetria Todd (Seoul, South Korea) who scored 14 off the bench and grabbed a team-best nine rebounds in only 14 minutes.
Courtney Albin and Ashlea Hollon came off the bench to score 13, and Lakin Griffith and Dorian Downs were also in double-digits with 11 and 10 respectively. Griffith also pulled down nine rebounds. The Eagles knocked down 11-of-30 from beyond the arc as Hollon nailed three. Asbury shot 46% from the floor and 37% from three, while making 13-of-21 from the foul line.
The Asbury defense made the difference in the game, forcing Pharmacy to shoot only 35% from the floor and caused 30 turnovers. The Eagles held Pharmacy scoreless for the first 8:30 of the second half. Asbury out-rebounded the Eutectics 40-29 for the game and grabbed 16 offensive rebounds. Sarah Yates led the team with a game-high eight assists and Albin added six more as the Eagles tallied 24 on 32 made baskets.
The Eagles will look for revenge as they travel to Midway College on Tuesday February 2nd. Midway beat Asbury at home earlier in the season 83-78. Tuesday's game is set to start at 7:30.