Written by Antoine Lynch, Athletics Media Specialist
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University men's basketball team returns to the court Monday, Feb. 10 as they travel to Winston-Salem State University for a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division bout. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. inside the C.E. Gaines Center.
Live coverage will be available on www.shawbears.com as well as www.wssurams.com.
Shaw enters the contest at 5-18 overall and 2-11 (CIAA), 0-8 Southern Division play, most recently dropping a 71-65 decision at home Wednesday, Feb. 5 against Johnson C. Smith University.
Junior guard Greyson Kelley (Raleigh, NC) leads the Bears in scoring averaging 20.4 points per game. Freshman guard Nigel Martin (Cleveland, OH) contributes 15.6 ppg while senior guard DaVaughn Kelsie (Richmond, VA) adds 14.9 ppg.
WSSU (13-9, 10-3 CIAA, 6-2 Southern Division) returns to the court after dropping a 69-68 decision on the road against Saint Augustine's University on Feb. 8. Leading the Rams on offense is Robert Colon who averages 17.3 ppg followed by Jaylen Austin at 12.9 ppg.
Shaw will be on a revenge trip as the Winston-Salem State topped the Bears during their first meeting this season 78-61 on January 27 in Raleigh.
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