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Meet a Salem Coach: Emily Long-Basketball

“Emily is an integral part of this team this year as we strive to reach higher heights. With her previous DIII playing and coaching experience she has an intimate insight to what it means to be a student athlete on this level. And as a resident hall director she is readily accessible to our athletes and keeps me abreast of all the interesting things that Salem has in store for our students. This puzzle for success wouldn't be complete without her aboard!”

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Basketball moves to 6-3 with win against Averett

The Salem College basketball team won their 2nd straight game as they pulled out a close contest in a 66-62 win against Averett. Bria Patterson (Winterhaven, FL) hit 2 clutch free-throws with 6 seconds left to preserve the win. Salem improves to 6-3 overall and Averett falls to 1-5.

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Satavia Taylor wins GSAC Player of the Week for second time

The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports week four Player of the Week on Wednesday morning and women’s basketball player Satavia Taylor of Salem College was selected as the winner through exclusive voting by the league sports information directors.

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Basketball eases to win at Meredith

The Salem College basketball team ended a two-game losing streak with a convincing win at Meredith, 52-40. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) paved the way for the victory with 17 points and 7 rebounds. The Spirits improve to 5-3 this season, and Meredith fall to 1-4.

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Basketball loses back and forth battle with William Peace

The Salem College basketball team lost at home for the 1st time this season in a back and forth game with William Peace. The Pacers won 70-61 in the intense game. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) continued her hot play with a game-high 18 points, 7 rebounds, 6 steals, 3 assists, and an impressive 5 blocks. Taylor led the Spirits in all 5 statistics tonight. The Spirits fall to 4-3 with the loss, and William Peace improves to 3-5.

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Basketball volunteers with Main Street Academy

This past week the Salem College basketball team spent the afternoon volunteering with local middle and high school students at Main Street Academy.

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Basketball loses in non-conference game at Methodist

The Salem College basketball team lost for the first time in 5 games tonight as they lost 75-52 at Methodist University. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) led the Spirits with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 6 steals. Salem falls to 4-2 overall and Methodist improves to 6-2.

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Basketball defeats SVU for fourth straight win

The Salem College basketball team won at home against Southern Virginia, 59-51, for their 4th straight win of the season. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) had a game-high 19 points for the Spirits. Salem improves to 4-1 overall, and Southern Virginia drops to 2-2.

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This Week with Salem Basketball-Week 3

The Spirits went 1-0 this past week to improve their overall record to 3-1. They defeated Warren Wilson, 78-31, in their 1st home game of the season. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) recorded a double-double of 15 points and 13 rebounds in the win. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) continues her hot play after being named the Great South Player of the Week in the 1st week of voting.

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Basketball crushes Warren Wilson in first home game

The Salem College basketball team exploded past the Owls of Warren Wilson 78-21 in the first home game of the season. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) led the Spirits with a double-double of 15 points and 13 rebounds. The Spirits improve to 3-1 this season, while the Owls drop to 2-2.

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