Greyhound Sports Update: Dec. 12, 2018

Men’s Basketball

Photo by Jacob Walton
Senior guard CJ Hardaway Jr stretches for an and one shot late in the first half against Olivet Nazarene. Hardaway also made 57 percent of his shots.

On Dec. 4, the University of Indianapolis men’s basketball team lost to the visiting Olivet Nazarene University.

After starting on a 22-2 run during the first half, UIndy was never able to gain the lead in the match up, despite another 20 plus point effort from senior forward Jesse Kempson. He was once again the team leader in scoring for the second consecutive game.

The Greyhounds closed the gap to eight points in the second half before the final buzzer, but lost with a final score of 95-81. During the game, junior guard Miles Wayer had a career high of 15 points. UIndy only shot 37.5 percent from the field throughout the game.

The team has five days before heading off to Las Vegas, NV to play Pittsburg State University on Dec. 17 and Washburn University on Dec. 18.

Women’s Basketball

Winning 103-74 against Oakland City University on Dec. 8, the women’s basketball team’s record is now 5-3. Freshman guard Katie Sowa scored 25 points, going five of eight beyond the arc. Sowa also sunk a three pointer before the final seconds in the first quarter bringing the lead 36-13. The 103 point game is the first 100 point game in Head Women’s Basketball Coach Kristin Wodrich’s tenure at UIndy.

The Hounds square off against Purdue University Northwest on Saturday, Dec. 15 in Hammond, IN.