Women's Basketball Falls to Rhodes 64-49

Women's Basketball Falls to Rhodes 64-49

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nia Smith scored 13 points, but the Berry College women's basketball team fell to Southern Athletic Association-foe Rhodes College 66-49 on Friday night.

Alex Weems and McKenzie Smith each contributed on offense as well, scoring nine and eight points, respectively. Smith also grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Vikings' defense. On the night, Berry shot 33.9-percent (19-for-56) to Rhodes' 41.0-percent (25-for-61). The Lynx also led the contest in rebounds (45-36) and assists (16-10).

BERRY STANDOUTS:

Nia Smith: 13 PTS, 3-for-7 FG, 7-for-8 FT, 5 REB, 3 AST

Alex Weems: 9 PTS, 4-for-8 FG, 3 REB

McKenzie Smith: 8 PTS, 4-for-6 FG, 10 REB

RHODES STANDOUTS:

• Alyssa Owens: 21 PTS, 7-for-11 FG, 5-for-8 3PT, 5 REB

• Maya Longacre: 11 PTS, 5-for-7 FG

• Allie Young: 10 PTS, 5-for-8 FG, 14 REB

NOTABLES:

• With the loss, Berry falls to 5-7 overall and 0-2 in the SAA.

• Rhodes improves to 9-3 and 2-0.

UP NEXT:

Berry will travel to Conway, Ark., to take on Hendrix College in their next SAA match-up on Sunday, Jan. 7 and 1:00 p.m. ET.