Another slow start put the Spartans (1-5, 1-2 ECC) in a hole they were unable to dig out of in a 64-40 loss at Walnut Hills (1-2, 1-1 ECC, #8 Enquirer poll) on Friday, December 16. After one quarter, Turpin found themselves trailing 16-4.
The Spartans (1-4, 1-1 ECC) seniors got off to a quick start and never looked back making seven 3-pointers in a solid 1st win of the season over Glen Este 43-32.
On Saturday, December 10 the Spartans (0-4) hosted the LaSalle Lancers (1-0, #3 Enquirer poll) and were defeated 76-35 in their home opener. The Lancers came out smoking, and remained red-hot throughout the game, shooting 70% from the floor.
On Friday, December 9 the Spartans (0-3, 0-1 ECC), playing their third straight road game fell to the Loveland Tigers (2-1, 1-0 ECC) 58-31.