Basketball comes up short at Spelman in conference game
February 12, 2011
Decatur, GA-The Salem College basketball team lost in an important road Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) game to Spelman, 74-54. The two teams are now tied for the sixth and final playoff spot in the conference with one game left to play for each team. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) had another standout performance with 24 points and 8 rebounds. Salem falls to 6-16 overall and 4-9 in the GSAC, and Spelman improves to 7-13 overall and 4-9 in the conference.
The two teams went into halftime with the Jaguars holding a 29-25 advantage. Jojo Hall (Concord, NC) had a double-double for the Spirits with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) added 11 points for the Spirits. Tiana Welch led Spelman with 22 points.
Salem has their last GSAC game tomorrow at Agnes Scott at 2:00 pm. Spelman plays Huntingdon College on February 15th in their last GSAC game.