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College basketball: Livingstone splits at Virginia State

From staff reports

ETTRICK, Va. — Daisa Harris scored 30 points to lead Livingstone’s women’s basketball team to a 69-67 win at Virginia State on Monday.

Harris shot 10-for-17 from the field and 9-for-13 on free throws and made her only 3-point attempt.

Daijah Turner and Victoria Onozie added 11 each for the Blue Bears.

Turner’s 3-pointer with 1:19 left pulled the Blue Bears even at 64-all.

Harris made two free throws, made a steal, and then added two more free throws to give the Blue Bears enough of a cushion to hold on.

LIVINGSTONE (69) — Harris 30. Turner 11, Onozie 11, Walker 6, Allen 5, Campbell 4, Richardson 2.

VIRGINIA STATE (67) — Hopson 14, Leaks 12, Muldrow 11, Cook 10, Spaulding 8, Hannah 5, White 3, Clark 2, Miller 2.

Livingstone   18   16   16  19  — 69

Virginia St.   21   15   12   19   — 67

 

• In the men’s game, Virginia State won, 82-67.

Livingstone trailed 50-24 at the half and couldn’t fight all the way back.

Roger Ray scored 20 for LC, while Lydell Elmore had 18.

Navar Elmore had five blocks.

Livingstone fell behind by 32 points early in the second half.

Livingstone shot 60 percent in the second half, but still couldn’t climb out of that huge hole.

LIVINGSTONE (67) — Ray 20, L. Elmore 18, Tate 8, L. Elmore 6, Carpenter 4, Smith 4, McRae 3, Lewis 2, Leach 2.

VIRGINIA STATE (82) — Fitzgerald 16, Williams 13, Vedder 11, Rahama 10, Corum 8, Miles 8, Parks 6, Griebe 6, Washington 2, Jones 2.

Livingstone   24   43  — 67

Virginia St.  50   32   — 82

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