SHAW BASKETBALL HOSTS FAYETTEVILLE STATE IN MIDWEEK ACTION

SHAW BASKETBALL HOSTS FAYETTEVILLE STATE IN MIDWEEK ACTION

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shaw University will host Fayetteville State University in a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) basketball doubleheader on Wednesday, Jan. 30 inside the historic C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium. The women's game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., followed by the men's game 20 minutes after the completion of the opening contest.

Both contests will be broadcast live on the Shaw Bears Sports Network with Donal Ware and Daimeon Banks providing play-by-play commentary. Live stats will also be offered and fans can follow live tweets on Twitter @ShawBears.

General admission is $15, non-Shaw students with school ID is $10. All currently enrolled Shaw students is free with school ID.

The Lady Bears fell 85-70 to Livingstone Monday. Shaw was paced by senior KlinTisha Martin (Atlanta, GA) and freshman Amani Moxley (Moreno Valley, CA) who both scored 19 points each while recording six and five rebounds, respectively. Freshman Taylor Royster (Cleveland, OH) added 16 points while junior Lynah Bontiff (Dominica, West Indies) registered a game-high 11 rebounds.

Shaw enters Wednesday's game, averaging 66.8 points and 41.6 rebounds per game. Martin posts 15.1 points and a team's second-best 8.0 rebounds.

Fayetteville State women have won its last three games, including a 56-51 win against Winston-Salem State last Saturday. Brittany Drumgoole and Katisha Hyman both tallied 16 points apiece. FSU scores 59.5 points and 37.4 rebounds per outing.

FSU won the last meeting against Shaw, taking a 66-56 win in Spaulding on Feb. 21, 2018.

On the men's side, the Bears (9-10, 4-6 CIAA) trampled Livingstone in Spaulding Monday night improving its home record to 6-4 this season. Shaw was paced by junior Amir Hinton (Philadelphia, PA) poured in a game-high 28 points while junior DaVaughn Kelsie (Richmond, VA) chipped in 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting from behind the arc as junior Davon Dillard (Gary, IN) tallied 13 points and eight rebounds and sophomore Alex Owens(Brandenton, FL) finished with 11 points and 13 rebounds.

Shaw averages 82.5 points and 34.6 rebounds per game entering Wednesday's game while FSU's men's squad that produces 68.1 points and 33.6 rebounds a night.

The Broncos (3-14, 2-8 CIAA) have lost three games in a row, including 66-63 setback to the Rams Saturday. Denzell Hosch led the way with 16 points in the effort.

The Bears won the last outing against Fayetteville State, 85-75 on Feb. 21, 2018.

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