The Claflin Panthers took an impressive 90-71 win over the Livingstone Blue Bears. The 90-point effort marked the third time this season that the Panthers broke the 90-point barrier.
The Panthers used a balanced attack to claim the win. Junior guard Jailen Williams led four Claflin players in double-digit scoring in the win. Williams scored 16 points with six rebounds in the game while the duo of senior Allen Hatchett and junior guard DaiJohn Stewart both scored 14 points each in the game. Senior forward Shamarie McLeod added 11 points while junior guard Bryson Dennis added 13 points with six rebounds.
The win improved the Panthers to 17-4 overall and 8-4 in CIAA play. The team will return to action, Thursday when they take on the Winston-Salem State Rams. For more information on Panthers basketball, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log on to www.athletics.claflin.edu.