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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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Basketball loses heartbreaker to Methodist

After losing by double-digits in December at Methodist, the Salem College basketball team barely lost tonight at home to the Monarchs, 66-63. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) had her best night of the year with a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds. The Spirits fall to 7-5, while Methodist improves to 8-3.

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