Newberry's men's and women's basketball teams hit the road for a Wednesday night showdown against South Atlantic Conference rival Presbyterian College. The Lady Indians and Lady Blue Hose tip off at 6 p.m., while the men in Scarlet and Gray face PC at an estimated start time of 8 p.m. Men's Game Notes | Women's Game Notes | Live Audio | Live Stats.
What’s On Tap
Women: Presbyterian College is off to a hot 13-3 start, knocking off Carson-Newman last Saturday. PC placed three players in double ﬁgures led by sophomore guard Amy Jones’ 17 points to take the Eagles, 61-47, Saturday afternoon at the Templeton Center. After breaking a 42-all tie, PC closed the game on a 19-5 run and held Carson-Newman to only one made ﬁeld goal during that stretch. Amy Jones led the Lady Blue Hose with 17 points, seven assists, and six boards, while Sharie Hopkins and Morgan Johnson each tallied 15 points apiece. Johnson added a game-high 11
Men: Newberry tips off on the road for the ﬁ fth time in six games Wednesday night as they travel to Clinton, S.C., for a South Atlantic Conference battle against arch rival Presbyterian. The Indians are still searching for their ﬁrst conference win and their ﬁrst win on the road. Meanwhile, after rattling off a 10-game win streak early in the season, Presbyterian has lost four of their past six games.
Last Time Out
Women: Wingate streaked to a 48-22 halftime lead and never looked back as the Lady Indians were not able to challenge the Bulldogs behind anemic shooting and a Wingate domination of the boards. Newberry was led by Tonique Frasier with 15 points while Ashlee Wright added another 14 for Newberry. Guard Tanetra Barrett led Wingate with 20 points. The loss was Newberry’s worse since a 55-87 drubbing by Carson-Newman in the 2003-2004 season.
Men: Alonzo Hinds led all scorers with 27 points while Sammy Monroe added 24, 16 of which came in the ﬁrst half, but Newberry was edged out by Wingate, 100-93 Saturday night. Wingate was led by Justin Baker with 22 points while Bryan Grier added 17 points and seven blocks.