Ladies Fall to IUSB in CCAC Trny
The Crimson Wave women’s basketball 2014-2015 season came to an end on Monday evening after a tough loss to Indiana University-South Bend 79-62 in the opening round of the CCAC Women’s Basketball Tournament. This brings CCSJ’s overall record to 9-23 on the season.
Heading into halftime, the game was tied 32-32. IUSB would pull away in the second half to seal the win for CCSJ. Two players on the Crimson Wave would finish with double digit points. Dariyan Morris led the way for CCSJ with 23 points and 2 assists. Giacanna Ezell finished with 14 points and 1 assist.
CCSJ will say goodbye to six seniors. The Crimson Wave would like to thank Latoi Merriweather, Sidnica Esco, China Cordova, Giacanna Ezell, Alyssa White, and Brianna Turner for their hard work and dedication to the women’s basketball program.
CCAC Postseason; Crimson Wave Preview
The Crimson Wave women’s basketball team will enter the post season Monday night as a wildcard in the 2015 CCAC Women’s Basketball Tournament.
The Crimson Wave finished the regular season 9-22 overall and 3-14 in the CCAC. The Crimson Wave edged out Roosevelt University for the final wildcard spot in the tournament after winning the head-to-head tiebreaker. CCSJ defeated Roosevelt on February 7th 76-75 in the final seconds of play.
The ladies will face Indiana University-South Bend on Monday night at 5:00 pm. in South Bend. Indiana University – South Bend is the CCAC South Division’s 4th seed. IUSB finished the regular season 16-14 and 9-8 overall. The Crimson Wave fell to the Titans on December 16th 73-64 at home and 99-68 on the road on February 16th.
The winner of Monday’s game will face the tournament’s number one seeded Saint Xavier University on Wednesday night.
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Ladies Fall in Regular Season Finale
The Crimson Wave women’s basketball team dropped a close one to Holy Cross College 75-65 on Saturday afternoon. This brings the regular season record for CCSJ to 9-22 with a CCAC record of 3-14.
CCSJ got off to quick 9-0 lead over Holy Cross to start the game. Alyssa White hit a three pointer followed by six straight points from Dariyan Morris. Holy Cross would answer and tie the game at 11-11 with 11:33 left to play. CCSJ would regain the lead on two occasions the second one after a pair of free throws from Brianna Turner. Even though the game would be close, that would be the last time CCSJ would be ahead the rest of the game.
Dariyan Morris led the way for CCSJ with 22 points, 4 assists, and 2 steals. Latoi Merriweather was next in line with 14 points, 2 assists, and 2 steals. China Cordova rounded out the group with 12 points and 5 assists.
The Crimson Wave will head into the postseason on Monday night when they take on Indiana University-South Bend at 5:00 pm.