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2011-2012 Basketball Schedule

The Salem College basketball team has released their 2011-2012 schedule.

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Basketball loses first game of the season at home to Methodist

The Salem College basketball team dropped their first game of the season at home to Methodist University 66-36. Jojo Hall (Concord, NC) led the Spirits with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Salem falls to 0-1 on the year, and Methodist improves to 1-0.

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Hall's free throw propels basketball to Jackie Ammons Championship Game tomorrow

Jojo Hall's (Concord, NC) free throw with 5 seconds left lifted the Salem College basketball team to a 53-52 non-conference road win against Peace in the first round of the Jackie Ammons Tournament. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the Spirits with 21 points in the victory. Salem will play in the championship game tomorrow against the winner of the Concordia-Guilford game. Salem improve to 1-1 on the season, and Peace falls to 0-2.

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Basketball falls in Jackie Ammons Championship to Concordia 73-46

The Salem College basketball team fell in the Jackie Ammons Championship Game to Concordia College 73-46. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) was selected to the all-tournament team after a 12 point performance in the championship game. Salem falls to 1-2 on the season with the loss.

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Basketball loses on road at Guilford 80-65

he Salem College basketball team lost on the road in a non-conference game to Guilford 80-65. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the Spirits with 20 points and 6 rebounds. Salem drops to 1-3 with the loss, and the Quakers improve to 4-2.

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Basketball falls at home to Covenant 58-41

The Salem College basketball team struggled to score tonight in a 58-41 loss against Covenant College. Jojo Hall (Concord, NC) led the Spirits with 11 points and 7 rebounds. Salem falls to 1-4, while Covenant improves to 2-3.

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Basketball drops Great South home game to LaGrange

The Salem College basketball team lost their second straight conference game at home to LaGrange 94-61. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) had a game-high 23 points and she added 9 rebounds. Salem drops to 0-2 in the Great South and to 1-5 overall, while LaGrange improves to 2-0 in the GSAC and 5-2 overall.

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Basketball can't pull off season sweep of William Peace at home

The Salem College basketball team could not pull off the season sweep of William Peace University in a 71-58 home non-conference loss. The Spirits defeated Peace just under 3 weeks ago. Jojo Hall (Concord, NC) had a very strong game with a season-high 25 points and 5 rebounds. Salem falls to 1-6 overall, and William Peace improves to 1-7.

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Basketball drops first game of 2012 at Huntingdon

The Salem College basketball team fell in a Great South game today at Huntingdon, 60-49. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 13 rebounds. Salem drops to 1-7 overall and 0-2 in the Great South, and Huntingdon improves to 7-4 and 2-0 in conference.

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Basketball falls in overtime game against Spelman

The Salem College basketball team pulled off an impressive rally to force an overtime game, which they would drop to Spelman 61-58. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led Salem with 10 points and 12 rebounds in the Great South game. The Spirits fall to 1-9 overall and 0-5 in the GSAC, and Spelman improves to 1-8 and 1-5 in the GSAC.

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Basketball loses at home to Piedmont

The Salem College basketball team could not hang with the 18th nationally ranked Lions of Piedmont today at home in a 73-51 loss. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led Salem with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Salem falls to 0-6 in the Great South and 1-10 overall, and Piedmont improves to 5-1 and 13-1 overall.

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Basketball loses to Wesleyan

The Salem College basketball team lost to Wesleyan (GA) 47-32 at home in a Great South game. Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) led the Spirits with 8 points and 15 rebounds. Salem falls to 0-7 in conference and 1-11 overall, and Wesleyan improves to 1-8 overall and 1-7 in conference play.

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Basketball struggles from field in loss at Wesleyan

The Salem College basketball team struggled from the field in their second straight loss to Wesleyan (GA) in a 59-44 game. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) poured in 18 points to lead the Spirits. Salem falls to 1-12 overall and 0-8 in the conference.

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Basketball drops conference home game to Agnes Scott

The Salem College basketball team had a strong comeback bid against Agnes Scott, but fell in the end 53-45 to Agnes Scott in a Great South game. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) and Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) each had 10 points for the Spirits. Salem falls to 0-4 in the Great South and 1-8 overall, while the Scotties improve to 2-2 and 3-8 overall.

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Basketball swept by Agnes Scott in loss

he Salem College basketball team lost their second game on their weekend Great South trip to Agnes Scott 66-41. Lasashia Connelly (Morganton, NC) led the Spirits with 12 points. Salem falls to 0-9 in conference and 0-13 overall, and Agnes Scott improves to 5-3 in conference and 6-9 overall.

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Basketball dominates second half in win against Bennett

The Salem College basketball team mounted a comeback at the beginning of the second half and never looked back in a 63-54 non-conference win against Bennett College. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 14 points, 6 assists, and 14 rebounds. The Spirits improve to 2-13 on the season with the win.

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Basketball drops road game at Piedmont

The Salem College basketball team dropped a road Great South game at Piedmont College 69-41. The Spirits could not avoid the series sweep by the Lions. Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) led Salem with 17 points and 2 assists. Salem drops to 2-14 for the season and 0-10 in the Great South.

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Basketball can't stay with LaGrange on the road

The Salem College basketball team only played with 5 players for the 2nd game in two days, but LaGrange never let up on the Spirits in a 105-27 loss. Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) led the Spirits with 10 points. Salem falls to 0-11 in the Great South, and 2-15 overall.

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Strong 2nd half by basketball not enough in loss to Huntingdon

The Salem College basketball team played a strong second half in a Great South game, but it was not enough to overcome an early lead by Huntingdon in a 83-61 loss. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Salem falls to 2-16 overall and 0-13 in conference, and Huntingdon improves to 14-8 overall.

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Basketball loses at home against Maryville

The Salem College basketball team lost at home today in a Great South game against Maryville 84-35. Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) led the Spirits with 10 points. Salem falls to 0-14 in the GSAC and 2-17 overall, while Maryville improves to 13-1 and 17-6 overall.

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Basketball celebrates senior Sappington with a win on Senior Night

The Salem College basketball team won their last home game of the 2011-2012 season in an impressive fashion with a 61-46 victory against Piedmont International. The team celebrated senior Cailyn Sappington (Winston-Salem, NC) before the game. Sappington finished with 4 points for the Spirits. Salem improves to 3-17 with the win.

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Basketball drops road game at Spelman

The Salem College basketball team could not avoid a season sweep on the road in a loss to Spelman 81-47. Zy Henderson (Spartanburg, SC) led the Spirits with 21 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds. Salem falls to 3-18 on the year and Spelman improves to 9-15.

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Summerville selected to all-sportsmanship team for the Great South

The Great South Athletic Conference announced its 2011-2012 women's basketball All-Conference awards with Sada Wheeler of Piedmont leading the way as Player of the Year, Madison McDonald of LaGrange as Freshman of the Year and for the second straight season, Darrin Travillian of Maryville earns Coach of the Year.

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Basketball falls in season finale game at Covenant

The Salem College basketball team lost in their final game of the season at Covenant College 65-47. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Salem finishes the season with a 3-19 record, and Covenant improves to 6-19.

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Coach Jackson resigns from his basketball coaching duties at Salem

Salem College basketball coach Jim Jackson has resigned his post according to Director of Athletics, Melissa Barrett.

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Anita Howard Hired as New Basketball Head Coach

The Salem College Director of Athletics, Melissa Barrett, has announced that Anita Howard will become the second basketball coach in the NCAA era of the Salem Basketball Program. Howard will replace Jim Jackson, who retired at the end of the 2011-2012 season.

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