WBB: Gilbert sisters dominate in win over Catamounts

Guard Aryanna Gilbert (35) goes up for a shot in the Mocs’ win over Western Carolina. Gilbert was the second highest scorer for the Mocs with 11 points on Saturday, January 6, 2017. (Photo by Cade Deakin)

Staff Report

The women’s basketball team cruised to a 47-32 win over the Western Carolina Catamounts as the sister duo of Aryanna and Keiana Gilbert, Pulaski, Tennessee, combined for 27 points and 14 rebounds on Saturday afternoon at McKenzie Arena.

The Mocs improved to 11-5 overall and 2-0 in Southern Conference play. UTC Head Coach Jim Foster now sits at 897 career wins which ranks eighth all-time among NCAA coaches.

Next up, the Mocs head to Johnson City, Tennessee to face ETSU on Friday night. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

 

Kyle Yager

Kyle Yager

Sports Editor

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