Guilford took the doubleheader, brought to you in part by Greensborosports.com, tonight at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Guilford College 76
Greensboro College 48
Guilford stands at (2-0) while Greensboro falls to (0-2)
*****The Quaker men led 54-17 at halftime and were led in scoring for the game, by Clay Henson with 14 points, Rhett Bonner had 12 and Tyler Sanborn had 11 points and 7 rebounds in just 11 minutes of action…..
Lewis Owenby and Jason Baker had 12 points a-piece for Greensboro College, while Owenby set a school record with 7 big blocked shots….*****
In the women’s contest it was:
Guilford College 81
Greensboro College 69
*****Nikki Wilborn matched her uniform number with 33 points for Greensboro College in the loss and we will have more details on this one and the men’s game coming up in the morning.*****
More on Greensboro College women:
Greensboro, NC — Greensboro College got breakout performances by Nikki Wilborn (Graham NC/Graham) and Bianca Richburg (Hillsborough/Orange High School) but lost to a balanced Guilford College team, 81-69, at the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday night. The game was the season-opener for both teams.
Wilborn had a career high 33 points for The Pride. The junior was 11-29 from the field, was 5-5 from the free throw line and made 6-13 three-point baskets. Richburg , a freshman, added 22 points and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds. She was 8-14 from the field.
The Quakers, on the other hand, had 11 players tally to just five for The Pride. Ann Seufer led three Guilford players in double-digits with 18 points. She was 5-10 shooting and made four three-pointers. Alexa Williams had 15 and Jazlyn Gibbs added 12 for Guilford.
Guilford led 38-23 at halftime. The Quakers shot 48-percent (14-29) to 27-pecent (9-34) in the first half. The Pride improved to 50-percent (15-30) in the final 20 minutes and shot 38-percent for the game.
The Quakers won the battle of the boards 38-35. The Pride forced 28 turnovers and committed 23.
Freshman Meredith Kelly (Snow Camp, NC/Southern Alamance High) had eight points off the bench for GC.