Ladies, Gents travel to face Southwestern and Trinity
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Centenary College (5-15, 4-7)
Southwestern (15-5, 9-1)
2/1/2013 | Georgetown, Texas | Attendance: 132
Centenary College302858
Stats at a GlanceCCWBSUW
FG Percentage.286 (18-63) .449 (35-78)
3P FG Percentage.111 (2-18) .364 (8-22)
FT Percentage.714 (20-28) .688 (11-16)
Offensive Rebounds1316
Defensive Rebounds2938
Total Rebounds4254
Bench Points1227
Statistical LeadersCCWBSUW
PointsVashni Sharp-Moore - 19
Jordan Owens - 23
ReboundsBrianna Edwards - 10
Annie Bourne - 10
AssistsVashni Sharp-Moore - 1
Rhonda Martin - 1
Diogenee Osborne - 1
Dionecia Warr - 1
Kayla Ruth - 1
Brianna Guevara - 8
StealsVashni Sharp-Moore - 3
Dionecia Warr - 3
Valerie Logan - 4
BlocksDionecia Warr - 2
Chelsea Leeder - 2

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary men’s and women’s basketball teams return to the hardwood this weekend with a road swing to Southwestern (Friday, Feb. 1) and Trinity (Sunday, Feb. 3). The Ladies will tip at 6 p.m. at Southwestern with a 1 p.m. start at Trinity. The Gents are slated for 8 p.m. at SU and a 3 p.m. tip-off at TU. Live stats and live video are available for all four contests.

Ladies Notes:

  • Centenary is looking for first win over the Pirates and Tigers this season. The Ladies are 0-4 combined against the top two teams in the SCAC.
  • These two games are a part of a season-long, five-game, road swing inside the conference. The Ladies opened the road trip with a 65-54 win over Austin College on Jan. 26.
  • The Ladies boast two of the top six scorers in the SCAC with Vashni Sharp-Moore and Dio Warr. Sharp-Moore, a native of Shreveport, La., leads the way with 19.8 points per game while Warr, a San Antonio, Texas, native, is fourth in the conference averaging 16.9 points.
  • Briana Edwards stands second in the SCAC in rebounds as the Shreveport, La., product is averaging 8.9 boards per game.
  • Vashni Sharp-Moore has scored 21 points in both outings against Southwestern this season while Dio Warr is averaging 22.5 points against the Pirates on the year.
  • Vashni Sharp-Moore had a strong outing against Trinity in the last meeting. The senior posted a triple-double with 28 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists en route to tying or setting career-highs in all three categories. She tied a career-high with five steals in the same outing.
  • Dio Warr tied a career-high with six steals against Trinity in the last outing on Jan. 12.
  • Vashni Sharp-Moore has scored in double figures 17 times on the season, including a streak of 15 straight entering the weekend. The senior has 10 contests with 20-plus points.
  • Dio Warr has scored in double digits in 18 contests this season. Her lone outing without double figures came against Trinity on Nov. 30 where she recorded just six points.
  • Southwestern picked up a pair of victories in its last two outings with wins at Colorado College and at Dallas as the Pirates rebounded from its lone conference loss, a 86-74 decision at Trinity on Jan. 19.
  • Southwestern touts two of the SCAC’s leading scorers as Jordan Owens and Chelsea Leeder rank third and fifth in the league respectively. Owens is averaging 17.2 points while Leeder boasts a mark of 15.2 points per game. Annie Bourne leads the conference with 10.4 rebounds per contest – the lone rebounder averaging double figures this season.
  • Trinity sits atop the SCAC riding a nine-game win streak entering the weekend with all nine victories coming in conference action.
  • Trinity also possesses two of the top six scorers in the league as Murphy Burns sits behind the Ladies and SCAC’s leader Vashni Sharp-Moore with 18.5 points per contest. Anecia Richardson rounds out the top six slots with 13.2 points per game. Libby Kruse paces the Tigers on the glass with 8.1 rebounds per game which stands third in the SCAC.

 Gents Notes:

  • Centenary looks to complete the season sweep of Southwestern and log its first win over Trinity this season during the road trip. The Maroon and White is 2-0 against the Pirates on the campaign and have been nipped by single digits in both contests with the Tigers.
  • The Gents seek to put an end to a four-game skid this weekend when they open at Southwestern on Friday.
  • Jonathan Blount stands the SCAC’s leading scorer this season with 22.3 points per game. The Shreveport, La., native is the lone conference player averaging 20-plus points this season.
  • Donovan Williams ranks among the top 10 rebounders in the conference (eighth) with 5.3 boards per game.
  • Jonathan Blount has scored in double figures in 15 of the Gents’ 18 games this season, including a career-high 31 points at Louisiana College on Nov. 24. The junior also boasts 10 outings with 20-plus points on the campaign.
  • JaColby Hardin-Crawford, Jonathan Blount and Drew Erskine are the only Gents to score in double figures against Southwestern this season. Hardin-Crawford posted 16 against the Pirates in the first meeting with Blount and Erskine adding 21 and 16 respectively in the second meeting this season.
  • Caden Cheramie was the lone double digit scorer in the first meeting with Trinity with a career-high tying 16 points while Jonathan Blount posted 15 points and Drew Erskine added 16 in the second outing. Cheramie also grabbed a career-high nine boards against the Tigers in second meeting.
  • JaColby Hardin-Crawford tied career-highs in blocks and steals against Southwestern earlier this season with a pair of rejections in the Dec. 1 meeting and four swipes against the Pirates on Jan. 11.
  • Trinity fell in 63-52 at Colorado College its last outing to snap a two-game win streak. Prior to the stumble the Tigers had claimed back-to-back wins over Southwestern and at Dallas.
  • Zach Lambert leads Trinity in scoring with 15.6 points per game. He stands as the only Tiger in double figure scoring – ranking third in the conference. Heath Hopson leads TU on the glass with 5.8 rebounds per game which stands sixth in the SCAC.
  • Southwestern logged wins at Colorado College and at Dallas to garner two of its three conference wins on the season heading into the weekend.
  • Travis Kurtz and Michael Cantu are both averaging just less than 10 points per game this season to pace Southwestern. Kurtz ranks eighth in the league with 9.9 while Cantu is 10th with 9.6 points.  The duo also rank among the top 15 rebounders in the conference with Cantu ranked 13th with 4.3 boards while Kurtz is just behind averaging 3.9 rebounds.

Following the weekend’s action in Texas, the squads close out the road swing with back-to-back contests at Colorado College beginning Friday, Feb. 8.