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Basketball loses GSAC regular season finale at Agnes Scott

The Salem College basketball team could not hang on in a close Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) game today at Agnes Scott. The Spirits led by 2 with 5 minutes remaining before Agnes Scott pulled away for a 65-59 advantage. Salem falls to 6-17 overall and they finish GSAC regular season play with a 4-10 conference record. They will have to wait to see who wins the Spelman vs. Huntingdon game to see if they qualify for the 6th and final playoff spot.

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Basketball comes up short at Spelman in conference game

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 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.

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Basketball loses to Peace on the road in a non-conference game

The Salem College basketball team dropped a non-conference game at Peace College, 65-47. The Spirits were not able to complete the series sweep of Peace after defeating the Pacers earlier in the season at home. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led Salem with 22 points and 2 rebounds. Salem falls to 6-15 overall, and Peace improves to 8-13.

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Basketball drops conference game to speedy LaGrange

The Salem College basketball team lost a Great South Athletic Conference game against LaGrange, 117-75. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led Salem with 23 points. Salem falls to 6-14 overall and 4-8 in the conference, while LaGrange improves to 15-3 overall.

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Basketball can't stay with fast paced Piedmont attack

The Salem College basketball team dropped a Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) home game against Piedmont College, 92-49. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the Spirits with 15 points. Salem falls to 6-13 overall and 4-7 in the GSAC, while Piedmont improves to 17-5 overall.

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Kelsey Rector becomes first Salem basketball player with 1,000 career points

Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) became the first Salem College basketball player to score 1,000 career points. The senior scored a three-pointer with 10:49 left in the first-half against Piedmont Baptist College to eclipse the 1,000 point mark. The Spirits won the game 87-66, and Rector finished with 12 points and 9 assists.

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Salem cruises to home win against Piedmont Baptist

The Salem College basketball team cruised to an easy 87-66 win against crosstown rival Piedmont Baptist College. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) had a career night with 25 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists, and 3 steals. Salem improves to 6-10 overall, while Piedmont Baptist drops to 8-8.

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Shamaz Denerson named GSAC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week for 2nd time

The Great South Athletic Conference has named Salem forward Shamaz Denerson the Player of the Week in women's basketball for the week ending January 23. The honor is the second for Denerson in 2010-11 and the third of the season for the Spirits basketball program.

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Basketball loses at home against Agnes Scott

The Salem College basketball team lost a Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) game at home against Agnes Scott College, 66-60. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led Salem with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Salem drops to 5-9 and 4-5 in the GSAC, and Agnes Scott improves to 6-9 overall.

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Basketball evens conference record with win over Wesleyan

The Salem College basketball team evened their Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) record with a 60-47 win against Georgia Wesleyan College. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) had a very strong afternoon with 21 points and 19 rebounds. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) is now only 10 points away from being the first ever Salem College basketball player to reach 1,000 points.

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