Ricketts leads Owens women in win; men lose to Cincinnati State


Emma-Jean Ricketts poured in 21 points and the Owens women’s basketball team made some key halftime adjustments in an 82-65 victory over No. 20 Cincinnati State.

The Express shot 20-for-30 (66.7 percent) overall in the second half, 3-for-8 from 3-point range and 9-for-16 from the foul line.

Uniqua Mitchell scored 14 points, Karahn Scott 13, and Nandi Taylor 12 for the Express (21-7, 8-2).



Joe Retic scored 19 points, and Andy Bachman and James Kelly added 18 points each, but the Express fell at home to Cincinnati State Technical and Community College 90-82.

With the loss, the Express (19-8, 8-2) fell to second place in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference.

Franklin Lindsey also had 12 points for the Express. Kelly recorded 12 rebounds and five assists.