PORTSMOUTH, OH -- The Shawnee State basketball teams split a doubleheader with the University of the Cumberlands Thursday night in Portsmouth.
Shawnee Splits Doubleheader Thursday Night In Portsmouth
The 9th ranked Shawnee State women's team won the first game of the doubleheader by 20. It was a record breaking night for Bailey Cummins who is the new assist leader in school history. She now has 639 assists for her career.
The Bears (25-4, 12-3 MSC), who put three players in double-figures in the contest, actually did their best work on the defensive end of the floor by holding the Patriots (19-8, 6-7 MSC) to just 29.2 percent shooting from the field.
In the second game, Shawnee State couldn't get over the hump as they lost to the Patriots by a final of xx-xx. The Bears shot 34% from the floor in the game falling to 19-10 overall and 8-7 in the Mid-South Conference.
Both programs have their season home finales on Saturday February 29th when they host Pikeville.