Colleges

Campbell WBB Posts 67-51 Victory over N.C. Central

Posted November 16, 2012

— The Campbell women's basketball team cruised to a 67-51 victory on Friday evening against N.C. Central inside Gore Arena/John W. Pope, Jr. Convocation Center. Senior guard Tonisha Baker (High Point, N.C.) totaled team-highs in points with 15, rebounds with seven and assists with five to help the Lady Camels improve to 3-0 on the season.

Campbell drilled a season-best eight three-point field goals, shooting at a .533 rate. Freshman guard Zena Lovette (High Point), junior guards Jessica Moore (Jacksboro, Tenn.) and Monique Spry (Wilson, N.C.) each made two jumpers for the Lady Camels from behind the arc.

Lovette tallied eight points, while freshman guard RaeChaun Edwards (Spring Grove, Va.) registered seven. A trio of players in junior forward Jazmine Cooper (Fayetteville, N.C.), Spry and Moore each notched six points.

Overall, the team made 28 shots and converted on .467 pct. of its attempts. The Lady Camels for the third game in a row out-rebounded their opponent, 41-33, as 13 players grabbed a board off the glass.

Pacing Campbell was Baker with seven rebounds, while juniors forwards Heather Beadle (Austin, Texas) and Ashley James (Round Rock, Texas), Cooper and Moore each recorded four.

N.C. Central (0-3) had three players score in double-figures, led by Chasidy Williams with 13 points and followed by Tisha Dixon and Amber Neely with 12 and 10, respectively.

Turnovers proved to be a key in the game as the Lady Eagles forced a game-high 23, but Campbell was able to convert 22 NCCU turnovers into 26 points on the other end. The Lady Camels came up with 14 steals as Baker paced the squad with four.

The Lady Camels came out with a statement in the first half as Spry knocked in back-to-back three-point field goals and Gaines added another to build an early 9-2 lead. Campbell continued to be strong as Moore hit two more from three as the team started 5-of-7 in racing out to a 23-10 lead with 10:40 left.

A jumper from Beadle provided the Lady Camels with their largest lead of the half at 35-16 with the clock at 2:24. NCCU was able to cut into the Campbell advantage by scoring two jumpers before the half ended, 35-20.

In the second half, N.C. Central made an adjustment and became more aggressive by driving to the basket. The Lady Eagles started off 8-of-9 from the charity stripe as they cut the score to 13 at 49-36 on a free throw by Williams.

After experimenting with a number of different combinations on the floor, Campbell was able to make a run of its own to stretch the advantage to 64-40, the largest of the game, as James laid in a shot with 5:21 left.

Campbell travels to Emmittsburg, Md., on Monday for a 7 p.m. tip against Mount St. Mary's. It is the first matchup between the two schools and the second time the Lady Camels have played a team from the Northeast Conference.

The next home game for the Lady Camel is Education Day on Dec. 3 as Columbia (S.C.) comes to Gore Arena/John W. Pope, Jr. Convocation Center for a special 11:45 a.m. start.

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UNC 66
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