ThunderHawks Get Revenge
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The ThunderHawks avenged an early season loss to University of Cincinnati Clermont as they handily defeat them 99-71.
It was a complete game by the ThunderHawks as they jumped out early despite a few early game runs by UC Clermont that only left the ThunderHawks a 3 point lead going into the half.
UC Clermont came out in the second half going for a knockout blow, turning the three point deficit into a three point lead. With a change in defensive approach, the ThunderHawks forced and converted on most of UC Clermont's 19 turnovers and captured 16 steals. That along with key rebounds proved to be too much for the visitor as the final buzzer sounded.
The ThunderHawks were led in scoring by Josh Holfinger with 27 points and 15 rebounds followed by Tre'Von Teague with his season high 19 points. Cooper Nolte contributed 18 points and DeMarcus Smith with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
The victory moves the ThunderHawks above .500 to 11-10 overall. The ThunderHawks get back on the road as they face Oakland City University Wednesday 21 January with a 7pm (CST) tip off.