For Dukes Basketball Wednesday night, the women were able to hold of a late surge from Del. Tech. Stanton and improved to 2-0 on the season. The Men were able to fight back from an eleven point deficit, only to fall short in overtime.
In the women's match 69-60 victory, Caroline Santiago and Jovan Childers led the way for Cumberland. Santiago tallied 17 points and pulled down 15 rebounds for her second straight double-double to start the season. The Dukes took a three-point lead into the half and stretched it to nine points at the fifteeen minute mark. A Del Tech spurt cut the lead to one before Childers added key buckets down the stretch to seal the win. Childers finished the night with 18 points and 6 assists.