College Women’s Basketball Final – Emory 60, Guilford 39

Posted by Press Release on January 2, 2015 at 5:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Three Emory University Eagles posted double-figure scoring efforts as Guilford College dropped a Friday afternoon contest to Emory, 60-39.

Emory held the lead for most of the first half with their largest lead capped at six points. The Quakers took the lead with 5:39 left in the first frame and held it for a 2:05 stretch before Emory reclaimed the lead heading into halftime. The Eagles extended their advantage into double digits 4:34 into the second half before finishing the contest with their largest lead, 21 points.

Brittany Drew (Greensboro, N.C./Page) led all Quaker scorers with nine points. Kali Cuttaia (Eden, N.C./Morehead/Univ. of Charleston (W. Va.)) added eight points with six rebounds and four blocks. Miranda Martin (Winston-Salem, N.C./R.J. Reynolds) added six points and eight rebounds off the bench.

Emory’s Khadijah Sayyid led all scorers with 11 points and added eight rebounds and five steals. Michelle Bevan and Dumebi Egbuna were the remaining Eagles in double-figure scoring, adding 10 points a piece.

The Quakers shot 29.6 percent for the contest, including 41.7 percent in the first half. Guilford was held to just six field goals in the second half, shooting 20 percent. Emory shot 38.8 percent from the field, including 42.4 percent second-half shooting.

Emory converted 24 Quaker turnovers into 22 points while the Guilford produced 12 points off of 12 Eagle miscues. The Eagles used strong inside play to widen their lead in the contest, outscoring the Quakers in the paint, 28-18, and holding the advantage on second-chance points, 14-1. The Quakers held the rebounding advantage, 46-39, with 15 total offensive rebounds. Guilford produced 12 offensive rebounds in the second half to gain the rebounding advantage after Emory held the first half edge, 18-15.

The Quakers return to action Monday, traveling to the eastern side of Greensboro to face NCAA Division I North Carolina A&T for a 6 p.m. contest inside the Corbett Sports Center.

Emory vs Guilford
01/02/15 2:00 PM at Greensboro, NC – Ragan-Brown Field House
At Greensboro, NC – Ragan-Brown Field House

EMORY – 60
GUILFORD – 39

EMORY (7-3): Sayyid, Khadijah 5-14 0-0 11; Egbuna, Dumebi 4-10 2-5 10; Bevan, Michelle
5-10 0-0 10; Arington, Sarah 2-6 4-4 8; Schmitt, Mikaila 3-5 0-1 6; Weems, Lauren 2-4 0-0 5; Mook, Patricia 2-3 0-0 4; Tsao, Ilene 2-8 0-0 4; Steger, Camille 1-5 0-0 2; Carmack, Whitney 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-67 6-10 60.

GUILFORD (7-3): DREW, Brittany 4-13 0-0 9; CUTTAIA, Kali 4-10 0-0 8; TAYLOR, Jennette 2-6 3-4 7; MARTIN, Miranda 2-4 2-3 6; BROWN, Jordyn 2-7 0-0 4; WALTERS, Heaven 1-3 0-0 2; WEATHERLY, Anais 1-2 0-0 2; RAMSEY, Lauren 0-5 1-4 1; PAYNE, Alex 0-1 0-0 0; STELLER, Amy 0-2 0-0 0; ELLIS, Jamie 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 16-54 6-11 39.

Emory.........................   32   28  -   60
Guilford......................   26   13  -   39

3-point goals–Emory 2-9 (Sayyid, Khadijah 1-2; Weems, Lauren 1-3; Tsao, Ilene 0-1; Steger, Camille 0-3), Guilford 1-13 (DREW, Brittany 1-5; CUTTAIA, Kali 0-2; WALTERS, Heaven 0-1; RAMSEY, Lauren 0-1; PAYNE, Alex 0-1; STELLER, Amy 0-2; ELLIS, Jamie 0-1).
Fouled out–Emory-None, Guilford-None. Rebounds–Emory 39 (Sayyid, Khadijah 8), Guilford 46 (MARTIN, Miranda 8).
Assists–Emory 12 (Tsao, Ilene 3; Carmack, Whitney 3), Guilford 11 (TAYLOR, Jennette 5).
Total fouls–Emory 13, Guilford 11.
Technical fouls–Emory-None, Guilford-None.
A-150
Nonconference game


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