Duncan breaks career record for assists in Lady Hawks’ win over BSC

Senior T.I. Duncan became the Lady Hawks' NCAA-era career assists leader in Monday night's win over Birmingham-Southern.
Senior T.I. Duncan became the Lady Hawks' NCAA-era career assists leader in Monday night's win over Birmingham-Southern.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's basketball team built a double-digit lead in the first half and rolled past Birmingham-Southern 81-58 on Monday night.

The win was the fifth against Birmingham-Southern in the last seven meetings.

Senior T.I. Duncan led Huntingdon (9-2) with 19 points, nine rebounds and four assists. With her second assist of the night, Duncan became the Lady Hawks' NCAA-era career assists leader.

Duncan's four assists on Monday pushed her total to 245 career assists. Former Lady Hawk and Huntingdon Hall of Famer Tiffany Jordan held the previous record of 242.

Junior Shaonica Thomas added 15 points and seven rebounds against the Panthers, Hannah Parks had 12 points and Alex Lowery finished with nine points.

Huntingdon took control of the game early, building an eight-point lead in the first quarter and a 13-point lead in the second quarter. The Lady Hawks carried a 39-31 lead into halftime.

A 3-pointer by Indya Lawrence opened the second-half scoring and pushed Huntingdon's lead back to 11 points. The Lady Hawks would lead by double digits for the remainder of the game.

In the fourth quarter, Huntingdon used a 13-0 run to take a 24-point lead and close out the game.

 

Records: Huntingdon (9-2); Birmingham-Southern (3-6)                                      

 

Notable: With a 9-2 record, this is just the second time during the NCAA era the Lady Hawks have reached nine wins before January.

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Wesleyan in a conference game on Jan. 2 at 2 p.m.