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Shamaz Denerson named to GSAC All-Conference Team

The Great South Athletic Conference announced its 2010-11 women’s basketball All-Conference awards earlier today with Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) representing Salem on the All-Conference team. She averaged 15.0 points and 8.1 rebounds per game this season. Jojo Hall was also selected to the GSAC All-Academic Team. Sarah Wright (Siler City, NC) represented Salem on the GSAC Sportsmanship Team.

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Rector scores 20 in last game for Spirits in loss against SVU

The Salem College basketball team went down fighting in their last game of the season in a loss to Southern Virginia University, 75-69. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC), playing in her last game for Salem, scored 20 points and had 4 steals. Salem ends the season with a 7-18 record, while Southern Virginia improved to 12-14.

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Miller records the first ever triple-double in Salem basketball history

The Salem College basketball team traveled down the road to defeat Piedmont Baptist College, 82-58. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) recorded the first ever triple-double in the history of the Salem program. She had 15 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists. Salem improves to 7-17 on the season.

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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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