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Basketball upset on the road at Covenant

The Salem College basketball team lost on the road to Covenant in overtime, 71-70.The Spirits went into the game tied for 1st in the GSAC halfway through conference play and Covenant came into the game in 5th. Salem was led by Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL), who finished with 28 points. The Spirits fall to 11-9 overall and 4-2 in the GSAC, while Covenant improves to 8-8 and 2-4.

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Basketball storms past Wesleyan in 82-31 rout

The Salem College Spirits moved into a 1st-place tie with Huntingdon and Agnes Scott in the Great South with a rout over Wesleyan. The Spirits went up 18-0 and cruised to an 82-31 win. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) scored a season-high 34 points. Salem improves to 11-8 overall and 4-1 in the GSAC, while Wesleyan falls to 1-11 and 0-5.

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Basketball tip-off time change to 4:00 tomorrow

The Salem College home basketball game against Wesleyan College has been changed from 2:00 to 4:00 tomorrow, January 26th. The game will be a match-up between two Great South conference foes.

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Shabazz wins GSAC Player of the Week

Shabazz averaged 16 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per game as the Spirits went 1-2 last week. She notched a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds in a loss to Guilford and followed that up with 6 points and 13 rebounds in a loss at Agnes Scott. She capped her stellar week with another double-double, tallying 21 points and 13 rebounds in a road victory over Spelman.

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Basketball picks up 10th win for first time since 2007

The Salem College basketball team cruised to a 89-35 non-conference win against Bennett. This is the 1st season since 2007 that the basketball team has reached 10 wins. Quntashea Lewis (Hartford, CT) had a double-double with 12 points on 6-8 from the field and 11 rebounds. The Spirits improve to 10-8 with the win.

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Basketball wins on road at Spelman

The Salem College basketball team improved to 3-1 in the Great South with a 62-53 win at Spelman. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) continued her hot play with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Salem improves to 9-8 overall with the win, and the Jaguars fall to 2-14.

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Basketball loses defensive battle of GSAC undefeateds

The Salem College basketball team lost a low-scoring game between the 2 remaining Great South undefeated teams today in Georgia. In a defensive battle, Agnes Scott pulled away from the Spirits in the 2nd half for a 41-33 win. Salem falls to 8-8 overall and 2-1 in the Great South, and Agnes Scott improves to 7-7 overall and 3-0 in the GSAC.

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Basketball falls to Guilford at home

The Salem College basketball team lost a non-conference game to Guilford College, 70-57. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) had a monster game with 21 points and 11 rebounds. The Spirits fall to 8-7, while the Quakers improve to 13-3 overall.

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Basketball drops road non-conference game to Pacers

The Salem College basketball team lost to William Peace on the road tonight in a physical game, 64-54. The Spirits were led by Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY), who had her 2nd straight double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. The Spirits fall to 8-6 overall, and Peace improves to 4-8.

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Basketball explodes in 2nd half to easy win against Covenant

The Salem College basketball team used a 24-2 run early in the 2nd half to explode by Covenant, 66-45. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) led the Spirits with 21 points and 3 blocks in the Great South game. Salem improves to 8-5 overall and 2-0 in the conference, while Covenant falls to 6-5 and 1-1 in the GSAC.

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