Lauren Scott vs. North Greenville

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 3, 2024) – The Claflin Lady Panthers (12-8, 8-8 CIAA) got back to their winning ways when the team took an 87-77 win over the Shaw Lady Bears (11-10, 6-6 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. The Lady Panthers took the win behind a great showing behind their big three.

The Lady Panthers saw three terrific performances to power the team to the win. Claflin junior guard Lauren Scott led the way with a career-high 31 points, including hitting seven three-pointers in the game. She also added eight rebounds with two steals and two assists. Senior guard Nya Morris added 23 points with six rebounds and two assists while redshirt-sophomore forward Leigha Harris added a career-high 21 points, five rebounds, four steals, and three assists.

With the win, the Lady Panthers improve to 12-8 overall and 6-6 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play. The team will return to action, Wednesday, when they head to Salisbury, North Carolina to take on the Livingstone College Blue Bears. For more information on Lady Panthers basketball, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log to


Shaw 11-10, 6-6 CIAA
Winner Claflin 12-8, 6-6 CIAA