Lauren Scott vs. Shaw

 

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 17, 2024)- The Claflin Lady Panthers (16-8, 10-6 CIAA) put on a shooting clinic when the team took a 75-61 win over the Saint Augustine’s Falcons (13-11, 7-9 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. The Lady Panthers shot a scorching hot shooting performance, knocking down 13 three-pointers to lead the team to the win.

The hot shooting effort was just a part of the terrific overall effort by the Lady Panthers. The team was led by the trio of junior guard Lauren Scott, senior guard Nya Morris, and redshirt-sophomore forward Leigha Harris, who combined for 47 of the team’s 75 points. Scott led the way with 19 points in the game, hitting five three-pointers along the way. Morris added 15 points and eight assists with six rebounds while Harris added 13 points with five rebounds and a pair of three-pointers of her own.

With the win, the Lady Panthers improve to 16-8 overall and 10-6 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play. The team also improves to 8-1 in CIAA Southern Division play. The team will have a chance to claim the top spot in the division when they host the Fayetteville State Broncos, Wednesday. For more information on Lady Panthers basketball, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log on to www.athletics.claflin.edu.

 

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Saint Augustine’s 13-11, 7-9 CIAA
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Winner Claflin 16-8, 10-6 CIAA

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