A hungry Bearcats team took the floor on Tuesday night against the Eagles of Asbury. After both teams traded early baskets, the score was 13-11 in favor of Brescia at the 16:10 mark of the first half when the visiting Bearcats shifted into another gear. Brescia exploded for a 17-0 run and carried a 47-27 lead into the halftime break, after shooting 76% from the field.
The second half saw the Bearcats cool down a bit from the floor, but their lead never wavered below double-figures as they kept the homestanding Eagles at arm's length down the stretch and finshed the game with an 89-76 victory. Four Bearcats scored at least ten points, led by Austin Morris' monster game of 31 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 blocks. Dillon Geralds and Trey Howard added 16 and 15 points, respectively, and Jermain Langley scored 14 points and dished out 5 assists.
For the game, Brescia shot an incredible 67% (35-52) from the field and 44% (7-16) from three-point range. They outrebounded Asbury by five (36-31) and shared the ball well, with 18 assists as a team.
The Bearcats return to action in less than 24 hours, with another contest on the road at Alice Lloyd College on Wednesday night in Pippa Passes, KY.