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January 28, 2014

BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Warriors end skid with win at Medora

IUS women pull away from Kentucky Christian

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — Allison Burch scored 23 points to help Christian Academy snap a four-game losing streak with a 51-38 victory at Medora in its penultimate regular-season game on Monday.

Emily Huffaker added eight points, seven assists and seven steals and Kiersten Carruthers had six points and 11 boards in the Warriors’ fifth triumph of the season.

The contest was tied at 12 after one quarter before the Warriors outscored the Hornets in each of the final three stanzas, including 18-9 in the second.

Monica Bevers led Medora with 16 points.

CAI closes out its regular season on Saturday when it hosts 9-7 Henryville.


Christian Academy    12 18 11 10—51

Medora                        12   9   8   9—38

    Christian Academy (5-13): Allison Burch 23, Emily Huffaker 8, Kiersten Carruthers 6, Brittany Moffett 2, Haleigh Caldwell 2, Haley Jones 2, Danielle Summitt 5, Lizzie Hilburn 2, Clara Koch 1.

    Medora (1-15): Monica Bevers 16, Kylee King 9, Ashley Lambert 6, Jadelyn Dean 2, Toria Pfeiffer 4.

    3-point field goals: Christian Academy 2 (Burch 2); Medora 1 (Bevers).

    Free throws: Christian Academy 4-12, Medora 12-25.



NEW ALBANY — The IU Southeast women’s basketball team used a torrid second half offensively to pull away from Kentucky Christian and win 84-66 on Monday night.

Heather Wheat led the Grenadiers with 22 points, Megan Cureton added 19 and Bridgette Jones had 16 points on 5-of-7 shooting from 3-point range.

The Grenadiers (10-9) jumped out to a 13-point lead midway through the first half before the Knights were able to cut the gap to a 37-33 at halftime. Senior guard Tanya Bowens had 16 points in the first half to keep it close. She finished with a game-high 30 points.

IU Southeast led 45-40 in the second before an 18-4 run put the game away. The Grenadiers, who head to Alice Lloyd for a contest on Saturday, shot 58 percent from the field in the second half.

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