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Rector breaks own single-game scoring record in loss

The Salem College basketball team suffered an overtime loss at home to Bennett College, 89-81. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) broke her own single-game scoring record with 35 points in the game, along with two other single-game records. Salem falls to 4-9 overall, and Bennett improves to 5-7.

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Salem splits a pair of GSAC road games

The Salem College basketball team split a pair of Great South Athletic Conference games this weekend in Georgia. The Spirits defeated Georgia Wesleyan 70-48 on Saturday, and fell 69-60 at Piedmont today. Salem improves to 4-8 overall and to 3-4 in the GSAC.

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Basketball Loses to Maryville College

The Salem College basketball team was not able to withstand the pressure from Maryville College in a 105-47 home loss. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led Salem with 15 points. Salem falls to 3-7 overall and 2-3 in the GSAC, while Maryville improves to 8-4 overall.

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Basketball picks up big GSAC win against Huntingdon

The Salem College basketball team was hitting from all facets of the game in a 70-57 Great South win against Huntingdon. Jojo Hall (Concord, NC) had a monster game with 22 points and 15 rebounds. Salem improves to 3-6 overall and to 2-2 in GSAC play, while Huntingdon drops to 4-5 overall.

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Basketball drops first 2011 game against Covenant College

In front of a packed house, the Salem College basketball team dropped a home game to Covenant College, 65-57. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the Spirits with 21 points on the night. Salem drops to 2-6 with the loss, and Covenant improves to 1-6.

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Featured Athlete of the Month-Jojo Hall (Basketball)

Jojo scored 52 points in three games in December for an average of 17.3 points per game. She led Salem to a 1-2 record in December and an exciting comeback win at home against Peace. She also added 1.3 assists per game, 2 steals per game, and she average 76% from the foul line in December.

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Salem's Shamaz Denerson Named GSAC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week

LaGrange, GA -- The Great South Athletic Conference has named Shamaz Denerson of Salem College its Player of the Week in women's basketball for the week ending December 12. Denerson claims the honor for the first time this season while racking up the second for the Salem Spirits in 2010-11.

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Basketball defeats Peace in overtime thriller

The Salem College basketball team defeated Peace College 73-68 in an overtime thriller tonight at Salem Gym. This was the first home victory for Salem against Peace in three years. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the Spirits with 19 points and 9 rebounds. Salem improves to 2-5 overall on the season, and Peace falls to 4-4.

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Basketball drops two away conference games this weekend

The Salem College basketball team lost two Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) away games this weekend. The Spirits fell to Huntingdon in Alabama 67-64. They lost this afternoon to LaGrange 100-70. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led Salem with 17 points in the game today. Salem falls to 1-5 on the season and to 1-2 in the GSAC.

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GSAC Names Kelsey Rector Player Of The Week For Women's Basketball

The Great South Athletic Conference office has announced its Player of the Week honoree in women's basketball for the week ending November 21 with Kelsey Rector of Salem College taking home the award.

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