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CU plays at Campbellsville Thursday
LEBANON -- Taliah Moore tallied a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds as 23rd-ranked Cumberland used a 22-5 first quarter run in an 88-58 victory over Life University in women's basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.

The CU ladies (9-1, 1-0 Mid-South) trailed 6-5 in the early going, but Julia Fox hit a 3-pointer the next time down for the Phoenix that started a 22-5 spurt to end the period.

Nicole Bowers netted six of her 20 points and Terra Pryor added five, including her own 3-pointer, putting CU ahead, 25-9.

The Running Eagles (2-9, 0-2) connected on just 1-of-10 shots with three turnovers over a five-minute stretch before Damiya Montgomery's layup in the final minute of the quarter.

Pryor finished with 10 points and seven rebounds off the bench and Bowers registered nine boards in just 22 minutes of action. Janisha Lindsey handed out nine assists for CU as well.

Cumberland heads to fourth-ranked Campbellsville University Thursday for a 5 p.m. Central Time tip-off before taking a week off for finals.

(men) Life 73, Cumberland 67
LEBANON -- A late 16-5 Life University run propelled the Running Eagles to a 73-67 Mid-South conference win over Cumberland in Monday's nightcap at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.

Cameron Johnson scored 20 points for the Phoenix while Delaryn Dodd recorded 13 points and Joseph Wilbert grabbed 12 rebounds in the loss as the Phoenix slipped to 3-5 overall and 0-1 in the MSC.

Cumberland travel's to Kentucky on Thursday, December 1 to take on Campbellsville for another MSC match-up at 7 p.m.

Live play-by-play coverage of Thursday's doubleheader will be provided at gocumberlandathletics.com

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