11th Hour: Week of 12/21

Giving you what you missed and what's coming up this week in Owl Athletics

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Sophomore Jeantal Cylla averages 7.1 for the Owls this season. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran

Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor

Scores from this week:

Women’s Basketball (6-3)

Lady Grizz Invitational (Missoula, MT)

  • Saturday, Dec. 19 at Montana, (L, 83-69)
  • Sunday, Dec. 20 vs. Tennessee State, (W, 69-64)

Tournament recap here

Men’s Basketball (2-9)

  • Tuesday, Dec. 15 at Eastern Kentucky, (L,80-73 )

Game recap here

  • Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Tennessee, (L, 81-62)

Game recap here

MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic (BBT Center, Sunrise, FL)

  • Saturday, Dec. 19 vs. Florida State, (L, 64-59)

Game recap here, Gallery here

Reflections and Notes:

Men’s Basketball:

  • Sophomore center C.J. Turman earned his third double-double of the season versus Florida State. He registered 10 points and 15 rebounds during the 64-59 loss.
  • Men’s basketball has gone 1-5 in the month of December with two games left to play. The mark is its worst since the 2011-12 season, when it also went 1-5.

Women’s Basketball:

  • Women’s basketball is currently in its longest losing streak of the season, having dropped two straight before winning on Sunday. The team began the season 5-1.

Upcoming Games:

Women’s Basketball:

Off this week. Next game: 12/29 vs. Bethune-Cookman, 5 p.m.

Men’s Basketball:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 22 at Hofstra, 7 p.m.

Radio: ESPN 760 AM

Photo of the Week:

Sophomore center Ronald Delph dunks during the Owls' 64-59 loss to Florida State in the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic on Dec. 19. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer
Sophomore center Ronald Delph dunks during the Owls’ 64-59 loss to Florida State in the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic on Dec. 19. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Ryan Lynch is the sports editor of the University Press. For tips regarding this or other articles, he can be contacted at [email protected] or on Twitter.