Written by Antoine Lynch, Athletics Media Specialist
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University men's basketball team is set to return to action inside the historic C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium as they host the Broncos from Fayetteville State University Wednesday, Feb. 19 in a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division battle. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.
The Bears will be honoring four seniors on senior night during a pregame ceremony.
Live coverage will be available on www.shawbears.com as well as the Shaw Bears Sports Network with Donal Ware and Daimeon S. Banks calling the action from the sideline.
Shaw enters the contest at 5-20 overall and 2-13 (CIAA), 0-10 Southern Division play, dropping their most recent outing to Saint Augustine's University on Saturday afternoon, 79-59.
Junior guard Greyson Kelley (Raleigh, NC) leads the Bears in scoring averaging 20.0 ppg. Senior guard DaVaughn Kelsie (Richmond, VA) adds 14.5 ppg while freshman guard Nigel Martin (Cleveland, OH) follows with 14.2 ppg.
Fayetteville State (19-7, 8-7 CIAA, 6-4 Southern Division) returns to action following a 53-52 loss to Winston-Salem State University Saturday afternoon. Jalen Seegars leads the Bronco offense providing 16.4 ppg with Darian Dixon be the other FSU player averaging double figures at 10.0 ppg.
FSU leads the season series over the Bears after the Broncos took the first contest between two squads by the score of 85-77 on Jan. 11 in Fayetteville, N.C.
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