The Berea College men's and women's basketball teams picked up victories Saturday at the Seabury Center.

The Lady Mountaineers rolled past Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 71-30, while the Mountaineers topped Johnson University, 89-81.

Both teams are set to return to action on Tuesday.

The Mountaineers (3-3) will take on Boyce College at home, while the Lady Mountaineers (5-1) are set to travel to Birmingham Southern.

Lady Mountaineers roll

The Berea College women's basketball team took control early on Saturday against Rose-Hulman. The Lady Mountaineers were up 25-9 after the first quarter and rolled to a 71-30 win.

Freshman guard Aaliyah Hampton had 18 points and seven rebounds, while Bailee Vanover had 13 points, six assists and five rebounds.

Berea forced 28 turnovers and out-rebounded Rose-Hulman, 50-38.

The Lady Mountaineers were up 42-21 at halftime. In the fourth quarter, Berea held Rose-Hulman to just one point.

Destiny Combs and Briana Lanham had nine points each. Leah Parker had six points and Nakeisha Green had four points.

Berea shot 39.9 percent from the field, was 9-of-29 from three-point range and hit 6-of-12 free throws.

Rose-Hulman shot 18 percent, including 1-of-13 from three-point range.

Mountaineers rally for win

The Mountaineers trailed by four points at halftime of Saturday's non-conference showdown with Johnson University at the Seabury.

The stormed back to claim an 89-81 win.

Torell Carter led the charge, finishing with 27 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals. Terique Miller had 25 points, eight points and four assists.

Berea scored 50 points in the second half.

The game featured 12 ties and 22 lead changes.

The Mountaineers shot 47.8 percent from the field, were 9-of-26 from three-point range and hit 16-of-21 free throws.

Dakota Mays had 10 points. Isaac Caudill had six points and five rebounds, while Jacob Keibler had four points.

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