Greensboro, N.C. — Nikki Wilborn (Graham NC/Graham) scored 28 points as Greensboro College defeated Mary Baldwin, 87-42, on Saturday at Hanes Gym. The Pride improved to 6-0, (2-0 USA South), which is the best start in GC women’s basketball history.
Wilborn–who was honored for surpassing 1,000 points in her career at halftime–was 10-17 from the field and converted 7-12 three-pointers. She also had nine rebounds, five assists, and seven steals in the game.
The Prided led 48-22 at halftime. GC forced 30 MC turnovers and had 12 miscues. Greensboro shot 45-percent (33-83) to 35-percent (13-49) for the visiting Fighting Squirrels.
Danielle Duncan (Greensboro, NC/Ragsdale) scored 14 points for Greensboro. The junior needs just five points on Sunday to reach 1000 for her Pride career.
Freshman Megan Whitcomb (South Royalton, VT/South Royalton) came off the bench to get 12 points. The freshman was 4-5 from the field and delighted the home crowd by not missing (3-3) from beyond the arc.
Wilborn passed the century mark on the road last season and this was her first home game of 2010-11. The senior guard now has 1158 total points.
Sabrina Desper led MBC (5-5, 0-2) with 15 points. Teammate Iesha Ricks added 14 for the visitors.
The Pride hosts Shenandoah on Sunday(TODAY) at 4 p.m.