Greensboro College Athletics Weekly Preview

Posted by Don Moore on December 31, 2012 at 5:47 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Men’s Basketball (5-4 Overall, 0-1 USA South)

Week Schedule: Wednesday 1/2 vs. North Carolina Wesleyan, 7:30 PM (Hanes Gym); Saturday 1/5 vs. Maryville, 4 PM (Hanes Gym); Sunday 1/6 vs. Christopher Newport, 4 PM (Hanes Gym)

Opponent Watch:
–North Carolina Wesleyan (7-3 Overall – 0-2 USA South)

  • Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Does not play
  • Previous game: Lost to Ferrum on the road 85-71 on Saturday 12/29
  • Record last week: 0-1
  • Statistical leaders (per game): Points: Brandon Givens – 27.6; Rebounds: Brandon Givens – 11.1; Assists: Evan Collins – 3.3; Steals: Evan Collins – 1.7;
  • Blocks – Brandon Givens and Isaac Daniel – 0.7
  • Last season: 89-77 Greensboro win; 80-70 North Carolina Wesleyan win

–Maryville (4-6 Overall – 1-2 USA South)

  • Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Wednesday 1/2 vs. Averett
  • Previous game: Lost to Birmingham Southern at home 82-76 on Sunday 12/30
  • Record last week: 0-2
  • Statistical leaders (per game): Points: Wes Lambert – 10.1; Rebounds: Oscar Butler – 6.1; Assists: Christian Ford – 3.8; Steals: Oscar Butler and Craig
  • Raye – 1.4; Blocks – Joey Bodewig – 1.6
  • Last season: 106-96 Maryville win in overtime

–Christopher Newport (8-1 Overall – 1-0 USA South)

  • Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Wednesday 1/2 vs. Ferrum; Saturday 1/5 at Methodist
  • Previous game: Beat Bridgewater at home 97-74 on Saturday 12/29
  • Record last week: 2-0
  • Statistical leaders (per game): Points: Tra Benefield – 19.0; Rebounds: Tra Benefield – 8.2; Assists: Paul Meredith – 2.8; Steals: Mike Cherry and Evan
  • Thorpe – 1.4; Blocks – Bryan Stith – 1.1
  • Last season: 91-69 Christopher Newport win; 106-79 Christopher Newport win; 82-72 Christopher Newport win (USA South Tournament Championship)

Women’s Basketball (5-2 Overall, 1-0 USA South)

Week Schedule: Wednesday 1/2 at Mary Baldwin, 2 PM (Continuance of postponed game); Friday 1/4 vs. Christopher Newport, 5:30 PM (Hanes Gym); Saturday 1/5 vs. North Carolina Wesleyan, 2 PM (Hanes Gym)

Opponent Watch:
–Mary Baldwin (0-1 Overall – 0-7 USA South)

  • Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Does not play
  • Previous game: Lost to Shenandoah on the road 76-41 on Saturday 12/15
  • Record last week: Did not play
  • Statistical leaders (per game): Points: Shanice Miles – 11.3; Rebounds: Shanice Miles – 8.2; Assists: Jazmine Brooks – 1.1; Steals: Shamanda Washington – 1.9; Blocks – Shanice Miles and Shamanda Washington – 1.0
  • This season: Greensboro leads 18-6 with 12:24 to play in the first half

–Christopher Newport (9-0 Overall – 2-0 USA South)

  • Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Does not play
  • Previous game: Beat St. Mary’s on the road 71-48 on Saturday 12/29
  • Record last week: 1-0
  • Statistical leaders (per game): Points: Tia Perry – 15.4; Rebounds: Camry Green – 10.1; Assists: Chantal Thomas – 3.0; Steals: Tia Perry – 3.1; Blocks – Camry Green and Nicole Mitchell – 1.0
  • Last season: 48-42 Christopher Newport win; 57-54 Greensboro win; 58-41 Christopher Newport win (USA South Tournament Semifinals)

–North Carolina Wesleyan (3-5 Overall – 2-0 USA South)

  • Week schedule prior to Greensboro: Tuesday 1/1 at Virginia Wesleyan; Friday 1/4 at Methodist
  • Previous game: Lost to Lynchburg at home 67-59 on Sunday 12/30
  • Record last week: 0-1
  • Statistical leaders (per game): Points: Tiffany Bell – 13.7; Rebounds: Samantha Urguhart – 8.9; Assists: Kourtney Salisbury – 3.4; Steals: Tiffany Bell and Shanice Goree – 1.8; Blocks – Courtney Small – 1.4
  • Last season: 76-55 Greensboro win; 91-70 Greensboro win

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