BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern women's basketball dropped 34 points in the fourth quarter to comeback and defeat Rhodes College 78-71 Sunday afternoon in Bill Battle Coliseum. BSC (9-7) moves to 3-2 against Southern Athletic Association opponents with the win.
Emilee Olsen (Marietta, Ga./Lassiter HS) tied a career-high to lead all scorers with 27. She also grabbed 10 rebounds to earn her 10th double-double of the season. Elizabeth Philpot (Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park HS) also tied a career-high with 21 points of her own. Kaitlin Hogan (Vestavia Hills, Ala./Vestavia Hills HS) rounded out the Panthers in double-figures. She earned 15, going 2-for-3 from three-point range.
BSC trailed by 14 going into the fourth quarter. They outscored Rhodes 34-15 in the final frame.
BSC continues its home stand on Friday, January 19. They host Berry College in a doubleheader with the men's team. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m.