Men’s hoops 3-0 in UAA

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The No. 5 men’s basketball team extended its overall winning streak to 10 games and its school-record home streak to 24 games with a pair of University Athletic Association (UAA) victories last weekend.

Sophomore Aaron Thompson scored a career-high 22 points to lead the Bears past Emory University, 85-63, Jan. 18. Senior Troy Ruths also finished in double figures, tallying 17 points and pulling down six rebounds.

On Jan. 20, Ruths scored 25 points, 17 of which came in the second half, to lead WUSTL past Case Western Reserve University, 85-57. Senior Danny O’Boyle finished with 17 points, while junior Tyler Nading had 12 points, eight rebounds, a career-high six assists and five steals. The Bears (12-2, 3-0 UAA) return to action Friday, Jan. 25, at New York University.

Women win two

The women’s basketball team won a pair of UAA games last week, defeating Emory University, 76-63, Jan. 18, and Case Western Reserve University, 79-57, Jan. 20.

Sophomore Zoe Unruh scored a career-high 20 points in the win over Emory, also pulling down nine rebounds. Junior Halsey Ward, 14 points, and sophomore Janice Evans, 11 points, also scored in double figures for the Bears.

Junior Jill Brandt had a career day in the Bears’ win against Case Western. Brandt set a new personal best, tallying 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting against the Spartans. The Bears return to action Friday, Jan. 25, when they travel to No. 3 New York University.