The Livingstone College women’s basketball team played a close game against Winston-Salem State University
(10-11, 5-6), but the Lady Rams won 45-42 at the Gaines Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Lady Blue Bears took the first half 24-23 at the free throw line by connecting six-of-eight shots (75 percent) compared to the Lady Rams’
three-of-seven shots (42.9 percent).
The Lady Blue Bears (7-13, 3-8) also played very aggressive in the paint with Tyesha Tharpe leading the Lady Blue Bears with 12 points and five rebounds. Jasmine Murray‘s 10 points contributed to the Lady Blue Bears outscoring the Lady Rams in the paint 28-20. Murray also pulled down five rebounds.
With the game being played in the paint, Kelcyn Manurs, a 5-5 guard, grabbed a game high eight rebounds.
With under two minutes to play the game was up for grabs, but three crucial turnovers made by the Lady Blue Bears worked in the Lady Rams favor.
The Lady Blue Bears will host Shaw University, Saturday, February 9. Game time is slated for 5:30 p.m. The Lady Blue Bears will be looking to redeem themselves after suffering a 101-68 loss to the Lady Bears.