Rocky Mount, NC — Freshman Bianca Richburg scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Greensboro College won at North Carolina Wesleyan, 73-57, on Wednesday night. The victory snapped a Pride five-game winless streak.
Richburg was 8-21 from the field and converted 8-10 free throws. Teammate Nikki Wilborn (Graham NC/Graham) added 23 points for The Pride. She was 6-12 shooting, made 4-5 three-pointers and was 7-8 from the charity stripe and had 6 steals.
Freshman Elizabeth Ferguson (Ruffin, NC/Rockingham County H.S.) contributed 12 points for the visitors.
The Pride, which improved to 7-13 and 5-10 in the USA south, led 34-26 at halftime. Jordan Joyce (Collinsville, Va./Bassett) had 3 blocked shots and added to her career record which now stands at 82.
NCWC is 0-19 and 0-13. Leanne Breeden led four Bishops in double figures with 13 points.
GC returns to action on Saturday at Peace College.