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The Steady Hand of Iimar’i Thomas Guides Bearcats Women’s Basketball Once Again

WBB Opens with 73-67 victory, thanks to Thomas

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: MAR 09 AAC Women’s Tournament - Cincinnati v UConn Photo by Williams Paul/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team opened their 2020-2021 campaign the way that they raced towards the finish line last March—with an exciting victory.

Led by senior captain and AAC co-preseason Player of the Year Iimar’i Thomas, the Bearcats outlasted a game Northern Kentucky club 73-67 in overtime at the Fifth Third Arena.

The senior forward pumped in 34 points en route to victory, a career-high for the perennial double-double machine.

Check out the highlights from the contest below: