College Basketball Preview: University of the Cumberlands vs. Reinhardt University

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In a pivotal showdown, the undefeated Reinhardt University Eagles are set to host the 11th-ranked University of the Cumberlands Patriots on December 9th. This matchup promises to be a thrilling contest as both teams have shown remarkable performances this season.

The Reinhardt Eagles, with a stellar 10-0 record, are flying high after their recent dominant victory over the Johnson Royals, 90-64. The Eagles have shown a balanced attack with several players contributing significantly. Maria Sanchez Ponce has been a standout performer, leading the team with 20 points and 9 rebounds in their last game. Freshman Trea Blalock’s impressive three-point shooting in the fourth quarter has also been a highlight. The Eagles will look to maintain their undefeated streak and solidify their standing as a formidable force in college basketball.


2023 Regular Season, NAIA Conference Game
UC Cumberlands Patriots vs Reinhardt Eagles
: December 9th | Time: 4:00pm EST
Location: Brown Athletic Center – Waleska, Georgia
TV: Southeast Sports Network | TV: Reinhardt SN
Radio: Unavailable | Stats: Eagles Athletics
: Gabriel Schray, N/A

Facing them are the Cumberlands Patriots, who come off a narrow 70-65 loss to Marian University. Despite the setback, the Patriots have an impressive 8-1 record. Amerah Steele and Lakin Burke have been key players for the Patriots, showcasing their scoring abilities throughout the season. The Patriots, known for their resilience and strong second-quarter performances, will aim to bounce back and challenge the Eagles’ undefeated run.

As both teams prepare for this exciting encounter, fans can expect a high-energy game filled with strategic plays and individual brilliance. The game not only presents a significant test for both teams but also offers a chance for players to showcase their skills on a larger stage.


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