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BSC downs Rust 64-51 on the road

photo by Jimmy Mitchell
photo by Jimmy Mitchell

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss.—The Birmingham-Southern women's basketball team moved to 7-0 Tuesday evening, picking up a road win against Rust College, 64-51, in Holly Springs, Miss.

BSC's 7-0 start matches a 7-0 start in the program's inaugural season in 2000-01. The Lady Bearcats fell to 1-10 with the loss.

Senior Halle Knowles led the team with 19 points, followed by senior Yorisha Bryant with 11 points and nine rebounds and freshman Christian McGowan with 11 points. Junior Laura Van Peursem also added eight points.

More details will be posted as they become available.

The Panthers take a break for the holiday before playing in the Berry College Classic, facing Emory on Dec. 29 and Louisiana College on Dec. 30 in Rome, Ga.