It’s Conference Time:A Look at Women’s College Basketball and the local leverage

Posted by Press Release on January 3, 2015 at 11:26 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Now that 2015 has arrived a new season begins for college basketball. Its conference time. This is where teams begins to position themselves for post season. Some teams has already begun conference play. Normally most coaches use the first 13 games of non conference play to get their rotation in place. Some starters become roll players and some roll players become starters. Injuries play a key part as well. Below are local girls and where their teams are at this point. Some will have players get off to a great start and some will not, but its not how you start. Its how you finish as well as your team.

1. NC STATE 9 WINS: Akela Maize (New Hope Christian) has not played much and does not figure at this point to be a factor moving forward. Kelly Moser (Burlington Williams) plays sparingly as well.

2. VANDERBILT 8 WINS: Paris Kea (Page) Did start for six games but has since been utilized to come off the bench. Needs to minimize the turnovers in order to run the team from the point guard position.

3. STONY BROOK 7 WINS: Miranda Jenkins (Eastern Guilford) back again after injury from last years Semi-final Championship game. Has started 12 of 13 games.

4. ELON 7 WINS:Shayla Burnett (Southern Alamance) has done a remarkable job and is the teams second leading scorer. Samantha Coffer enters her final year to try and help the team win 20 games: Lenaira Ruffin (River Mill Academy ) and Autumn Carter (Rockingham) have saw spot duty.

5. HIGH POINT 7 WINS: Lindsey Puckett (Rockingham ) has provided solid play in secondary role. Kennedy Currie (Dudley) Redshirted. HighPoint is favored to win the Big South.

6. NORTH CAROLINA A&T 7 WINS: Christina Carter (Thomasville-VCU) needs to become more consistent to lead Aggies to Conference Championship. Kenya Hailey (SouthEast Guilford) plays spot minutes with a start. Aggies are favored to win the MEAC.

7. COASTAL CAROLINA 7 WINS: Cedrica Gibson (Oak-ridge Academy- St. John) has provided stellar play at the point guard position and have Coastal off to a good start. Khadeja Wilkerson( Greensboro Day) has played in four games.

8. SOUTH CAROLINA UPSTATE 7 WINS: Brittany Clency (Western Guilford) has Upstate in position to challenge for the top three spot in conference.

9. CAMPBELL 7 WINS: Amanda Coffer (Northern Guilford) has done a good job and is poise to have a good year. Makayla Rouse (Dudley) provides spot action off the bench as well as Jessica Pone (Southwest Guilford)

10. RADFORD 4 WINS: Kierra McIvor(Dudley) has stayed the course and now enters final year. Team could vastly improve this year.

11. NC ASHVILLE 3 WINS: Brittany Gwynn (High-Point Central) team already has two conference wins and will win more.

12. BINGHAMTON 2 WINS; Imani Watkins (High- Point Andrews) has done a great job scoring but needs wins to contend in the American East Conference

13. NC CENTRAL 2 WINS: Imani Atkinson (Greensboro Day) has played some but team still has a long way to go in the MEAC.


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