Naomi Walker and Angela Byrne lead the Tigers in the first half, taking the ball to the basket and creating open shots for their teammates. Naomi had 13 points and 3 assists while shooting 5 for 6 from the freethrow line. Angela had 11 points and 5 assists while shooting 3 of 6 from the 3 point line. Christina Grice had 11 rebounds and scored 10 points for the Tigers. Jessica Sikorski had 15 points and 10 rebounds in the losing effort for the ladies.
The Tigers lead most of the first half but ended up tied 36-36. A 6 minute scoring drough found the Tigers trailing by double digits and they could not recover. Cincinnati had 90 shots to the Tigers 56 to seal the victory 76 to 60.
The Tigers will host the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament, starting Thursday the 26th of February. The Tigers play at 4:00pm with games at 6 and 8 also. Fridays game will be at 6 and 8pm. The Championship game will be played Saturday at 1:00pm.