Women’s basketball tied for UAA lead

The women’s basketball team went 2-0 in University Athletic Association play to remain tied in first in the conference race with the University of Rochester. WUSTL, the No. 7 team in the country, upended Case Western Reserve University, 84-58, Jan. 18 at home. Sophomore Kelly Manning finished the game with a career-high 23 points and eight rebounds. Two days earlier, the Bears defeated Emory University, 87-47, Jan. 16 at home. WUSTL’s pressure defense helped force 22 first-half turnovers and keep Emory from scoring a point the final 9:45 of the first frame.

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The men’s basketball team split its two games last week at home. The Bears knocked off Case Western Reserve University, 89-73, Jan. 18. Sophomore point guard Scott Stone posted career-highs of 17 points and seven rebounds, as well as six assists to lead the Bears to their ninth win in the past 10 games. Junior Anthony Hollins continued to be WUSTL’s workhorse on the block, tallying 12 points and 12 rebounds. Two days earlier, the Bears pulled within one point late in the game before falling to Emory, 92-85, Jan. 16. Junior Rob Keller tallied a career-high 24 points and senior Barry Bryant added 25.

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams returned to competition after having six weeks off. Fresh from a training trip to Bradenton, Fla., both squads picked up wins Jan. 17-18. The men (3-2) hosted Wabash College at Millstone Pool and came away with a 116-89 win. The women (3-2) defeated Lindenwood University, 138-62, at the University of Missouri-Rolla.


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