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Basketball uses dominant first half to beat PIU

The Salem College basketball team rolled to a 36 point lead in the 1st half and eased passed Piedmont International University in non-conference play. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) dropped 20 points in the 77-32 victory for the Spirits. Salem improves to 13-10 with the win.

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Think Pink Basketball game this Saturday to honor two seniors

Think Pink Basketball game this Saturday to honor two seniors

This Saturday's home basketball game against Agnes Scott will be huge for 3 reasons...

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Basketball cruises to conference win against Spelman

The Salem College basketball team blew by Spelman early for a 75-52 win. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) led the Spirits with 15 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 steals. Salem improves to 12-10 overall and 5-3 in the Great South, while Spelman drops to 7-16 and 4-5.

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Basketball turns in ball to help sick children

The Salem College basketball team took time from the hustle and bustle of their competitive season to give back to families with sick children. The Spirits have been bumped and bruised in battles thus far in the Great South, but that didn’t stop them from helping families with sick children have a comfortable and clean place to lay their heads.

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Basketball falls to Huntingdon on the road

The Salem College basketball team could not pull off the regular season sweep of Huntingdon today, when they fell on the road, 76-61. The conference result kept Salem in 3rd-place and Huntingdon in 1st in conference standings. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) led Salem with a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds. The Spirits fall to 11-10 overall and 4-3 in the Great South, while the Hawks moved to 12-8 and 5-1.

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Basketball upset on the road at Covenant

The Salem College basketball team lost on the road to Covenant in overtime, 71-70.The Spirits went into the game tied for 1st in the GSAC halfway through conference play and Covenant came into the game in 5th. Salem was led by Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL), who finished with 28 points. The Spirits fall to 11-9 overall and 4-2 in the GSAC, while Covenant improves to 8-8 and 2-4.

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Basketball storms past Wesleyan in 82-31 rout

The Salem College Spirits moved into a 1st-place tie with Huntingdon and Agnes Scott in the Great South with a rout over Wesleyan. The Spirits went up 18-0 and cruised to an 82-31 win. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) scored a season-high 34 points. Salem improves to 11-8 overall and 4-1 in the GSAC, while Wesleyan falls to 1-11 and 0-5.

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Basketball tip-off time change to 4:00 tomorrow

The Salem College home basketball game against Wesleyan College has been changed from 2:00 to 4:00 tomorrow, January 26th. The game will be a match-up between two Great South conference foes.

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Shabazz wins GSAC Player of the Week

Shabazz averaged 16 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per game as the Spirits went 1-2 last week. She notched a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds in a loss to Guilford and followed that up with 6 points and 13 rebounds in a loss at Agnes Scott. She capped her stellar week with another double-double, tallying 21 points and 13 rebounds in a road victory over Spelman.

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Basketball picks up 10th win for first time since 2007

The Salem College basketball team cruised to a 89-35 non-conference win against Bennett. This is the 1st season since 2007 that the basketball team has reached 10 wins. Quntashea Lewis (Hartford, CT) had a double-double with 12 points on 6-8 from the field and 11 rebounds. The Spirits improve to 10-8 with the win.

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