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.
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.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Basketball) – The Shawnee State men's basketball team went just 17-of-56 from the field, connecting on just 28.1 percent of shots in the second half, as the Bears were defeated by the No. 23 University of the Cumberlands, 76-51, on Monday night in the final home game of the season at Frank & Janis Waller Gymnasium.
Jacob Daniels (SO/Peebles, Ohio) and Jorian Hudson (JR/Cincinnati, Ohio) each scored 12 points for the Bears, who trailed for the final 35 minutes of the contest. SSU hit just 3-of-18 attempts from three-point range, while going 9-for-32 from the field during the second half.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Basketball) – Devon Carter (JR/Clayton, Ohio)'s two free throws with 16 seconds remaining in regulation sent the Shawnee State men's basketball team into overtime with No. 3 University of Pikeville, but the visitors outscored SSU 21-9 in the extra frame en route to a 96-84 victory on Saturday at Frank & Janis Waller Gymnasium.
Shawnee took the lead early sparked by multiple early layups from Andrew Bendolph (SR/Portsmouth, Ohio). There was a momentary scare as Bendolph came up limping after a made basket, but he would return to the game.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's and Women's Basketball) – Inclement weather in the region has forced the Shawnee State men's and women's basketball teams to postpone Thursday's scheduled basketball games versus the University of the Cumberlands.
The games will now be played on Monday, Feb. 23, at 5 p.m. (women's) and 7 p.m. (men's). Saturday's contests with the University of Pikeville will be played as scheduled.