Central Methodist women roll, men fall just short in matchup against Peru State

11 months 3 weeks 3 days ago January 23, 2016 Jan 23, 2016 Saturday, January 23 2016 Saturday, January 23, 2016 10:31:00 PM CST in Sports
By: Ben Burke, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

The Central Methodist women's basketball team jumped all over Peru State early and never let up, winning 89-67.

The Eagles did not waste any time getting out to a big lead, as CMU went into the second quarter up 31-7. Th Eagles extended their lead to 37 by the end of the third.

Dajonee Hall had a big game for the Eagles, picking up the double double with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Hall also three steals and two blocks to her stat total.

Taylor McDowell was the only other Eagle to join Hall in double figures, scoring 17.

The win improves CMU's record to 16-2, and 11-1 in conference.

On the men's side, a 33-point, 13-rebound effort from Peru State senior Corday Sims was too much for the Eagles to handle, as CMU lost to the Bobcats, 85-80.

Sims got a huge chunk of his points from the charity stripe, going 12-15 from the line.

Trying to match Sims on the stat sheet for the Eagles was Ron Lee. The junior played all 40 minutes, scoring 27 points on 9-14 shooting.

CMU allowed Peru State to shoot 47.6 percent from the field.

After the loss, the Eagles are now 10-10 on the season, and 4-8 in conference play.

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