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Livingstone women fall to JC Smith, 63-48

Not the Blue Bears' day

LStone’s Daisa Harris 2 and JCSU’s Le’Zarea Bowens 30.. photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post

Staff report

SALISBURY — Le’Zarea Bowens missed only two shots, scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading Johnson C. Smith past Livingstone, 63-48, here Saturday afternoon in college women’s basketball action.

Bowens found the rims at New Trent Gym to her liking, making 10-of-12 shots from the floor and both of her free throws. Malia Rivers followed Bowens with 16 points for the Golden Bulls, while Aubriana Bonner and DeNajah Porter scored 11 and 10 points, respectively.

With the victory, J.C. Smith improved to 9-8 overall and 5-3 in the CIAA. The Blue Bears fell to 7-9 and 4-5.

A dismal offensive showing was the downfall for Livingstone. Despite playing at home, the Blue Bears shot 36 percent for the game (16-of-45).

Guard Adel Allen led Livingstone with 13 points and Victoria Onozie added 12. Onozie also led the team in rebounding with nine boards.

Usual leading scorers — Daisa Harris and Darra Walker — combined for just 11 points on 5-of-15 shooting.

The game was tied at halftime, 28-28, but the Bulls outscored LC in the second half, 35-20.

Livingstone returns to action on Wednesday, hosting St. Augustine’s at 5:30 p.m.

J.C. SMITH (63) — Bowens 22, Bonner 11, Porter 10, Bell, Green, Rivers 16, Sowell 4, Ferguson, Kemp, Reid, Clough.

LIVINGSTONE (48) — Allen 13, Onozie 12, Harris 8, Turner 5, Walker 3, Campbell 7, Papakonstantinou, Richardson.

J.C. Smith        17    12   18   17  —  63

Livingstone      12   16    11    9  —  48

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