VSU WBB over Claflin 52-39

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ET­TRICK - The Vir­ginia State Univer­sity women's bas­ket­ball team se­cured a 52-39 vic­tory over the Lady Pan­thers of Claflin Univer­sity on Thurs­day evening at the VSU Mul­tipur­pose Cen­ter. Se­nior for­ward Chrisanna Green led the way, se­cur­ing another dou­ble-dou­ble for the Tro­jans by col­lect­ing 11 points and 14 re­bounds.

Claflin Univer­sity (CU) opened the con­test with a slight 4-0 lead to open the con­test. Vir­ginia State then an­swered with se­cur­ing a 16-9 lead af­ter one quar­ter and the Tro­jans tied with

the Lady Pan­thers in the sec­ond, 14-all, as Vir­ginia State took a 30-23 lead into the half. Vir­ginia State ex­tended the mar­gin to 34-31 af­ter three pe­ri­ods and rolled to a 52-39 vic­tory to earn its sixth win of the sea­son.

Green scored 11 points in 40 min­utes of play. The Jamestown, New York na­tive was 5-of-9 from the line and fin­ished with 14 re­bounds, two as­sists and one block. Ebony Reynolds recorded 11 points, eight re­bounds and two as­sists. They were fol­lowed by team­mate Au­tumn

Hop­son, who scored nine points.

Ash­ley Fields led Claflin in dou­ble fig­ures scor­ing con­tribut­ing 11 to­tal points and four re­bounds.

Up next

The Tro­jans will hit the road as they travel to Orange­burg, South Carolina to open 2018 Cen­tral In­ter­col­le­giate Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion play with a re­match against the Pan­thers of Claflin Univer­sity on Tues­day, Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m.

For the most up-to­date in­for­ma­tion on VSU women’s bas­ket­ball, visit www. gov­sutro­jans.com and fol­low Tro­jans Ath­let­ics on Twit­ter @ VSUs­ports.

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