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Colonels Topped by Rhodes in SAA Tilt
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre women's basketball team dropped a 61-37 decision to host Rhodes in a Southern Athletic Association (SAA) matchup on Friday night at Mallory Gymnasium. The Colonels fall to 6-17 overall and 4-8 in SAA play with the loss, while the Lynx improve to 5-18 on the season and 4-8 in conference action.
Senior guard Caroline Andreassen (Kenosha, Wis.) paced Centre with seven points in the contest, while sophomore forward Cheyenne Bunner (Mars Hill, N.C.) added six points and matched a team-high with seven boards off the bench.
Allie Young netted a game-high 14 points on 5-of-10 shooting. Bailey Kramer notched a double-double of 11 points and a game-high 10 rebounds. Blaire Smith finished with 11 points followed by Jessie Ustick with 10 points.
Rhodes held a slim 40-39 rebounding edge in the game to go with advantages of 20-7 in points in the paint, while the Colonels outscored the Lynx 26-20 in the paint and 15-12 in bench points.
Centre returns to action with another SAA road contest on Sunday afternoon at Hendrix. Tip off is slated for 12 p.m. CT from Conway, Ark.