Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Brescia University Wins KIAC South With a Buzzer Beater

Brescia University 74
Cincinnati Christian 72

Final from Cincinnati, Ohio

Game recap by BU:

The Brescia Bearcats rallied from a 17-point deficit to defeat the Golden Eagles of Cincinnati Christian University on Saturday night on the road. After coming all the way back to take a two-point lead, D.J. McCommons tied the game on two free throws for Cincinnati Christian with 22.3 seconds remaining. Trey Howard got a good look at a three-pointer with three seconds remaining, but it was just off the mark. On the ensuing rebound, senior DeCarlos Collier crashed the offensive glass, grabbed the ball, and hit a contested turnaround jumper from about 15 feet just before the buzzer to give the Bearcats the win, the 1-seed in the South Division, and the outright South Division Championship. Austin Morris led Brescia with 25 points on 10-13 shooting and was joined in double-figures by Jermain Langley with 18 points and 8 assists and Collier with 17 points, including the game winner. Check back later for more details on the game...

Brescia will now host the #4 seed from the North Division, IU-Kokomo, in a KIAC Tournament Quarterfinal matchup on Wednesday night at 7:00pm in The Den.

Check out the buzzer beater:


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