LeMoyne-Owen visits Kentucky State University

Frankfort, Ky., — LeMoyne-Owen (LOC) men’s and women’s basketball squads travel to the Exum Center for another conference match-up, taking on Kentucky State University (KYSU) Thorobreds, Thursday.


The Thorobreds (1-6, 1-1) grabbed their first win of the season against conference opponent Albany State University, 83-69 on Monday night. KYSU had five players reach double-figures in their team victory, led by senior, Reggie Breeden with 17 points.

Box score. The Magicians (2-4, 0-2) are still looking to put together a conference win as they fell to Claflin on Monday, 75-68, dropping them to 0-2 in the SIAC. This marks LOC’s third straight loss, but the season is still young, and the Magicians are 1-0 on the road with a favorable history of sweeping the Thorobreds in last years series. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

On the women’s side, the Lady Magicians (3-3, 2-0) are picking up steam as they continue to roll over conference opponents, defeating the Lady Panthers, 57-44 on Monday. With two straight SIAC wins on their home floor, LOC looks to carry their energy and defensive strategy into Frankfort to increase their win streak to four.

#4 Ariyan Hines pushes the ball on the break for the Lady Magicians. RKS photo/Glynnis King

KYSU Thorobrettes (1-6, 1-1) took their first Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss at the hands of Albany State University, 74-55. The Thorobrettes were led in scoring by senior guard Brittani Rizzi and junior forward Jordan Campbell, with 14 points each. Tip-off is set for 5:30 PM ET.

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