Wilberforce, Ohio — The Lady Magicians took their first conference loss of the season, in a tough battle Thursday, against Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Kentucky State University (KSU). The Thorobrettes outlasted LeMoyne-Owen, 63-61. Box scores.
The Lady Magicians (3-4, 2-1) had their three game win streak snapped, and will have a quick turn around as they face the Lady Marauders of Central State University (CSU), Saturday. In another SIAC match-up, LOC will have the chance to bring the Lady Marauders (6-2, 3-0) five-game hot streak to an end. CSU is coming off a 23-point victory over Lane College, 69-46. The Lady Marauders were led by sophomore Takyra Gilbert with 24 points in the win. Saturday’s (Dec. 2) contest is set for a 1 PM ET tip-off in Beacom/Lewis Gym.
On the men’s side, the Magicians fell to the KSU Thorobreds 100-90, making this their fourth straight loss, including three conference contests. Box scores.
Junior guard Jaequan Brown, recorded his first double-double of the season with 21 points and 11 boards, for LOC. Teammate Rashawn Ellis, led all scorers with 25 points. The Magicians shot 45% (29-65) from the field and 41% (7-17) from the arc, and forced 16 KSU turnovers.
The Magicians (2-5, 0-3), look to put together a complete game Saturday, when they visit Central State at Wilberforce. The Marauders (3-4, 2-1) defeated Lane, 70-58, Thursday behind junior Chris Scott’s 24 points and 9 rebounds. Tip-off is set for 3 PM ET following the women’s game.