Basketball falls to Huntingdon on the road
February 02, 2013
Montgomery, AL-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.
The 2 teams played an even game in the 1st half, and they went into the break tied at 32. The Spirits held a 54-52 advantage when Shabazz hit a layup with 7:59 remaining. Huntingdon went on a 20-2 run to take control of the game over the next 6 minutes.
Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) finished with 16 points and an impressive 6 blocks. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) added 14 points for the Spirits.
The Spirits have a week off before they host Spelman in a Great South game on the 9th at 2:00.