ASA Lady Avengers set NJCAA records with 183-40 victory

Last weekend, the ASA College Avengers women’s basketball team did something really remarkable as it won 183-40 over Oakland Community College on a Sunday in Rochester, and set three National Junior College Athletic Association records along the way.

The 183 points was the most ever scored in a NJCAA basketball game, 73 turnovers were the most forced in a game, and Brittany Jackson‘s 60 points were the most in the modern Division I era.

Jackson, a sophomore from Florida, played an incredible game as she finished with a triple-double. On top of the 60 points, she had 12 rebounds (seven offensive), 11 steals was four assists away from a quad-double with six. Jackson now averages 26.1 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in nine games this year.

Colleene Smith had 39 points, Kelcey Castro had 26 points and Jennifer Ramirez had 12 points and 11 assists.

The Avengers shot 58.9 percent overall and limited Oakland to a 26.7 shooting percentage, ASA out-rebounded 60-41 including 29 offensive rebounds, Oakland had three players with at least 10 turnovers.

Then, amazingly, the Avengers went out and crushed Kingsborough Community College 93-22 on Sunday in a game where freshman Renee Kydd tied Jackson’s record as she scored 61 points in her first college start.¬†She also tied the all-time record for field goals in a game with 23 and was 8-for-19 from behind the arc.

The Avengers are now 9-1 overall, and only lost to Monroe Community College 70-67. They play again during the ASA College Holliday Classic which takes place from Dec. 20 through Dec. 22.


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