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College basketball: Livingstone sweeps at Shaw

Livingstone’s women’s basketball team rolled at Shaw on Saturday.

The Blue Bears (16-0, 7-0 CIAA) shot 48.4 percent and forced 33 turnovers.

Cierra York shot 4-for-4 on 3-pointers and scored 20 points. Labrea Walker scored 14. Precious Roberts  had 12 points. Wende Foster blocked seven shots.

Kaula Jacks scored 19 for  Shaw.

Livingstone is home on Wednesday against Fayetteville State and on Saturday  against J.C. Smith.

Livingstone 78, Shaw 60

LIVINGSTONE (16-0, 7-0)

York 20, Walker 14, Roberts 12, Foster 8, Curtis 7, Crosby 6, Blunt 4, Fowler 2, Lepzem 2, Grinage 2, Searcy 1, Hicks, Malone.

SHAW (10-9, 3-4)

Jacks 19, Brooks 10, Warner 9, Taylor 6, Benson 6, Coleman 3, Guyton 3, Snipes 2, Tyson 2.

Livingtone 45            33 — 78

Shaw 32            28 — 60

Livingstone men

Koron Reed gave Shaw a 2-0 lead with a dunk, but that was the last time Livingstone’s men trailed in an 83-73 CIAA win at Shaw’s Spaulding Gymnasium on Saturday.

Livingstone shot 53.7 percent, including 6-for-10 from 3-point range, and rolled in their first matchup this season against a Southern Division opponent.

Hakeem Jackson led the Blue Bears (10-6, 4-3) with 22 points, including two dunks.

Eric Dubose scored 20 points and had four assists. Dubose’s 8-for-14 night included three 3-pointers.

Eric Mayo had 16 points for the Blue Bears on 6-for-9 shooting. Ty Newman also scored 16 and made two 3-pointers.

Reed, Larry Richardson and Jamar Cooper scored 16 apiece for Shaw.

Livingstone was outrebounded by Shaw (9-8, 4-3) but had a 20-15 edge on turnovers.

Livingstone 83, Shaw 73

LIVINGSTONE (10-6, 4-3)

Jackson 22, Dubose 20, Mayo 16, Newman 16, D. Johnson 3, C. Johnson 2, Traynham 2, Williams 2.

SHAW (9-8, 4-3)

Richardson 16, Reed 16, Cooper 16, Savoy 13, Reid 8, Ward 2, Echols 2.

Livingtone 43            40 — 83

Shaw 32            41 — 73

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