St. Aug's women sweep past Shaw

The Associated PressJanuary 18, 2009 

Allison Sikes scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the St. Augustine's women past crosstown rival Shaw, 72-64, at the Falcons' Emery Gymnasium on Saturday night.

St. Augustine's (9-6, 5-4 CIAA) completed a season sweep of Shaw (8-7, 4-3) for the first time since the 1999-2000 season

Brittany Parker added 15 points for St. Aug's, Dierra Washington 13 and Keyona Bryant 11.

Shaw was led by Shana Andrus with 20 points. Ashley Jackson had 17 points and 11 rebounds.

St. Augustine's shot 49 percent from the field, including 52 percent in the second half, while holding Shaw to 32 percent shooting for the game.

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JACKSONVILLE 72, CAMPBELL 57: Geami Britt poured in a game-high 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, one of three Campbell players in double figures, but Jacksonville (10-7, 6-2 Atlantic Sun) stopped the host Camels (8-8, 1-6).

CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT 76, MEREDITH 56: Brittany Cornelius scored a game-high 19 points for visiting Meredith (4-11, 0-8 USA South), but Christopher Newport (8-2, 3-0) placed four players in double figures to turn back the Angels.

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UTEP 88, EAST CAROLINA 67: Randy Culpepper scored 25 points to lead Texas-El Paso (11-6, 2-1 C-USA) past host East Carolina (9-7, 1-2).

Stefon Jackson added 19 points and Julyan Stone had 13 for the Miners. Stone had seven assists and Jackson added six.

Brock Young led the Pirates with 18 points and seven assists, and was the only player in double-figure scoring for East Carolina.

UTEP jumped to a 12-2 lead early in the first half but the Pirates kept pace with the Miners throughout the frame, pulling within 41-36 at the break. But the Miners started the second half on a 25-12 run that sealed the victory.

JACKSONVILLE 76, CAMPELL 63: Ben Smith scored 20 points to lead visiting Jacksonville (8-8, 7-1 Atlantic Sun) past Campbell (6-10, 3-4).

Smith shot 5-for-10 from the field, and was a perfect 8-for-8 from the free-throw line. Lehmon Colbert and Ayron Hardy chipped in with 11 points each.

Marcus Allen had the game's lone double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds.

The win was the fifth straight for the Dolphins.

Hardy's layup with 8:26 remaining in the first half capped a 17-4 Jacksonville run, giving the Dolphins a 25-12 lead. They shot 51.9 percent in the first half (14-for-27), and held a 40-26 lead at halftime.

The Camels were paced by Jonathan Rodriguez, who scored 25 points. Jabril Bailey contributed 11 points.

ST. AUGUSTINE'S 94, CENTRAL STATE 84: Will Gill scored 22 points and Chris Jordan added 21 points to lead the Falcons (12-5) past Central State of Ohio (10-7) in the BC Powder Classic at N.C. Central.

Hayward Fain added 17 points and Marcus Butler had 15 for the Falcons, who limited Central State to 35.5 percent first-half shooting in racing to a 44-27 halftime lead.

Central State was led by 25 points from Cole Prophet.

CHOWAN 72, N.C. CENTRAL 70: Aaron Scott hit a 3-pointer with 15 seconds remaining to lift Chowan (9-7) past host NCCU (2-19) in the BC Powder Classic, snapping the Eagles' two-game winning streak.

Jamar Briscoe poured in 31 points for NCCU, hitting 9 of 15 shots from the floor and 10 of 10 free throws, to lead four Eagles in double figures.

Charles Rhodes led Chowan with 19. Scott finished with 13.

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