ST. CATHARINE, Ky. (Men's Basketball) – Devon Carter (JR/Clayton, Ohio)'s bucket with one second remaining handed the Shawnee State men's basketball team a 64-62 victory over St. Catharine College to give the Bears a Mid-South Conference victory in the final contest of the season on Saturday afternoon at Lourdes Hall.
The Bears trailed by three points with 1:27 remaining in the game, but Hudson connected for three at the 51-second mark to knot the contest at 62. On the ensuing St. Catharine possession, Hudson forced a turnover leading to Carter's game-winner.
ST. CATHARINE, Ky. (Women's Basketball) – Ali Zieverink (JR/West Chester, Ohio) connected on 12-of-18 attempts en route to her third 30-plus point performance in four games, as the No. 19 Shawnee State women's basketball team led for the final 31 minutes of the contest – defeating St. Catharine, 66-43, in the final regular season contest of the year on Saturday at Lourdes Hall.
With the victory, SSU clinched third place in the Mid-South Conference through tiebreakers over the University of Pikeville and Cumberland University. The Bears will face off versus sixth-seeded Georgetown College on Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Mid-South Championships.
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (Men's Basketball) – The Shawnee State men's basketball team saw an 11-point halftime deficit balloon to more than 20 in the second half, as the Bears were resigned to just 40 percent shooting in a 75-56 losing effort versus No. 9 Campbellsville on Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.
Sean Elliott (JR/Canal Winchester, Ohio) led the way with 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting, and Jacob Daniels (SO/Peebles, Ohio) hit 4-of-5 attempts for nine points to go with five rebounds. Jorian Hudson (JR/Cincinnati, Ohio) added nine points, but connected on just 3-of-11 from the field. Nick Tingle (JR/Clayton, Ohio) added eight points and five boards.
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (Women's Basketball) – The Shawnee State women's basketball team turned the ball over 23 times – including 18 in the first half – and were unable to overcome a 16-point first half deficit, as No. 4 Campbellsville University coasted to a 77-45 victory over the Bears on Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.
Tabby McKinney (SR/Canton, Ohio) led SSU with a double-double, collecting 10 points and 10 boards, but was the lone SSU player in double-figures. Reigning Mid-South Conference Player of the Week was limited to just seven points, while Shavon Robinson (SR/Canton, Ohio) added eight.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Baseball) – With snow still on the ground in the Portsmouth area, the Shawnee State baseball team has made several alterations to its weekend slate. Previously scheduled to open the home slate at Branch Rickey Park, the Bears will now travel to Tennessee for four weekend games.
SSU will begin the weekend at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday, where the squad will take on Indiana University Southeast in a single game at 4 p.m. CT.
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