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Women's basketball - Wofford rolls past Brevard
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 01/15/2018
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Wofford women's basketball team rolled past the Brevard College Tornados 85-46 on Monday evening at Richardson Indoor Stadium. The Terriers outscored Brevard 23-0 in the first quarter and never looked back in the team's final non-conference game of the season. With the win Wofford moves to 9-10 overall.
 
Wofford came out on fire in the first quarter shooting 9-17 (52%) from the floor as seven different Terriers recorded a point. Jamari McDavid led the squad with eight points in the quarter while Cairo Booker added two points, three assists and two steals. Wofford shutout the Tornados in the first half, as Brevard shot 0-13 from the field and turning it over eight times in the quarter. The shutout marks the first time Wofford has held an opponent scoreless in the first ten minutes of play since the NCAA implemented the four quarter format in 2016-17.
 
Brevard responded well in the second quarter as the Tornados shot 7-15 (46%) from the floor and 3-6 (50%) from downtown. Despite the hot shooting from Brevard, Wofford continued to play solid defense forcing the Tornados into six more turnovers in the period. At the end of the first half, McDavid led the Terriers with 16 points, 14 of which came inside the paint on a fast break opportunity. All nine of Wofford's healthy players saw at least eight minutes of action while every player recorded a point in first half.
 
It was more of the same in the second half as Wofford continued to dominate Brevard outscoring the Tornados 41-29 in the second half. The Terriers got offensive contributions up and down the roster in the final two quarters as Hannah Morgan came off the bench, adding 11 points and six rebounds. Despite struggling from the field in the fourth quarter (3-17, 17%) the Terriers cruised to the 39 point win, the third largest margin of victory for the team all season.
 
In the win, Wofford shot 26-65 (40%) from the floor and 6-20 (30%) from downtown. As a team Wofford had 17 assists on 26 buckets while turning the ball over just eight times. All nine Terriers recorded a basket in the game while Jamari McDavid led the team with 22 points, and three rebounds. The 22 points ties a career and season record for McDavid who scored 22 against Southern Wesleyan (11/16). Hannah Morgan finished the game with two career highs as she scored 11 points and grabbed six boards.  Da'Ja Green and Cairo Booker played a solid game, combining for 10 points, 15 assists and 10 boards.
 
The Terriers will return to action on Thursday evening when Chattanooga visits Spartanburg for a Southern Conference clash at 6 PM. Wofford will then host ETUS on Saturday afternoon at 2 PM before a week off.

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