SHAW SET TO FACE WINSTON-SALEM STATE SATURDAY

SHAW SET TO FACE WINSTON-SALEM STATE SATURDAY

RALEIGH, N.C.-  The Shaw University women's and men's basketball teams will travel to Winston-Salem, N.C. to face Winston-Salem State University on Saturday, Feb. 10 with the Lady Bears and Rams at 2 p.m. and the Bears and Rams at 4 p.m. in C.E. Gaines Center.

Both games will offer live audio with Donal Ware providing play-by-play commentary. The women's game can be heard live here, while the men's game can be heard live on WSHA 88.9 FM. Fans can also follow live tweets on Twitter @ShawBears.

The Lady Bears will be looking to snap a six-game-losing skid coming into Saturday's game. Shaw (5-19, 2-10 CIAA) is 1-5 in the division race compared to the Rams (11-10, 5-6 CIAA) whom sit second at 5-1 thus far. The two teams met earlier this season where WSSU gave Shaw a 108-73 setback.

For the men, the Bears are trying to maintain their winning morale to make a move up in the league's Southern Division standings. Shaw is currently tied for second place at 4-2 in South, and the Rams are 0-6 in sixth place within the division. Shaw defeated WSSU in Raleigh back on Jan. 20 by the score of 93-82. WSSU have lost nine-straight entering Saturday's game.

Following Saturday's clash, the Bears will return to action for a nonconference contest at home versus Washington Adventist for a 7 p.m. tipoff. The Lady Bears will host Saint Augustine's Friday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. in Spaulding for White Out.

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw University basketball and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit shawbears.com.