|December 01, 2022||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||CU||WILBERFO|
|FG Percentage||.333 (19-57)||.412 (21-51)|
|3P FG Percentage||.118 (2-17)||.400 (4-10)|
|FT Percentage||.719 (23-32)||.600 (9-15)|
|Points||Jana Claire Swafford
- 11||Kadai Greene-Tucker
Team - 9
- 3||Margo Abrams
- 2||Kadai Greene-Tucker
- 1||Madison Green
WILBERFORCE, Ohio--Wilberforce led for the first three quarters, but Cumberland rallied in the final 10 minutes to overcome a seven-point deficit to rally for a 63-55 win.
"It was a hard-fought win on the road," head coach Scott Blum said. "Wilberforce came out and hit shots and really believed that they could win this game."
"We hung around and in the fourth quarter we made a change and put Kennedy Powell in and she gave us a spark and took a 3-point deficit to a win!"
"I am very proud of our ladiesplaying through adversity all game."
Cumberland (6-2, 3-1 MSC) had to play from behind on the road, but stepped up when Cumberland needed it the most to earning the conference win. The Phoenix finishes 33.3% from the field only hitting two three pointers during the game. The Phoenix posted 46 boards to outrebound Wilberforce by eight.
Four Phoenix finished in double-figures as JC Swafford scored 11 points off the bench. Abby Morgan, Lindsey Freeman, and Keara Sexton each scored 10 in the game. Cumberland limited their turnovers
Cumberland will have a big test on Saturday as the Phoenix take on No. 1 Thomas More on the road at 12:00 p.m. central time. Cumberland's radio crew will be on the call for that game with the pregame show set to begin 15 minutes before tip-off from Crestview Hills, Ky.