Marauders Fly Past Falcons
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina – Central State backcourt trio of Takyra Gilbert, Jaeda Davis and Sierra Harley combined for 52 points to lead the Lady Marauders past the Saint Augustine’s Falcons, 88-73, on Sunday.
With the win, the Lady Marauders improve to 3-2 on the year. The Falcons dropped to 3-2 overall.
Gilbert finished the afternoon with 19 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals. Davis recorded 18 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Harley was an efficient 5 of 6 from the three-point line to finish with 15 points.
While the trio of CSU guards combined for 52 points, senior forward Chavon Banks continues to play with confidence. Banks led all rebounders with 8 on Sunday to go along with 16 points and 4 steals.
The Lady Marauders converted 50% (11-22) from beyond the arc compared to the Falcons’ three-point performance of 38.5% (5-13). CSU outrebounded SAU, 45-39 and held a 17-9 advantage in second chance points. CSU also forced 22 SAU giveaways to gain a 28-17 edge in points scored off turnovers.
CSU will begin conference play when they host Albany State next Saturday at 1 pm.
Sunday’s game was part of the Red & White Basketball Classic. All games were played on the campus of Winston-Salem State.
CSU went 2-0 at the Red & White Classic with wins over Winston-Salem State and St, Augustine’s
After a lackluster 2-point performance in the opening game of the season, Gilbert has bounced back by averaging 20 ppg over the last four games.
A transfer from Cincinnati State, Gilbert is the reigning SIAC Newcomer of the Week.
Sierra Harley remains the team’s top scorer while converting over 50% from three-point range.
Sunday was the first meeting between CSU and SAU since the 2009-2010 season.
The Flyers Held Virginia to Their Lowest Point Total this Season
DAYTON, Ohio – The University of Dayton women’s basketball team defeated Virginia, 61-46, in a big matchup Sunday Afternoon at UD Arena.
The Flyers remain undefeated with a 4-0 record while the Cavaliers fall to 1-3.
1st Quarter: Virginia 9, Dayton 9
- The Flyers took their first lead of the game at 4-2 with a put-back layup from Jayla Scaife.
- Virginia had a scoring drought of over four minutes and started 1-of-7 from the field.
- The Flyers forced seven Virginia turnovers during the quarter.
- Dayton outrebounded Virginia 12-9, including 4-1 in offensive rebounds.
2nd Quarter: Dayton 29, Virginia 21
- The Flyers took their largest lead of the half at 27-16 with 2:40 left to play in the period. This completed a 16-4 run.
- Dayton continued to attack the glass, out-rebounding Virginia 16-6 in the quarter.
- Sophomore Jayla Scaife led the way at the half for the Flyers with 13 points while redshirt senior Alex Harris led the way with nine rebounds.
- Dayton shot 50 percent from the field while Virginia shot 26 percent in the quarter.
3rd Quarter: Dayton 38, Virginia 29
- Virginia committed their 10th turnover in the quarter and were held without a field goal for the first 5:26 of the period.
- Virginia also shot 3-of-17 from the field in the quarter.
- Juniors Lauren Cannatelli and Maddy Dennis opened the scoring in the quarter for the Flyers with back-to-back three-pointers.
4th Quarter: Dayton 61, Virginia 46
- Dayton reestablished its nine-point lead after Virginia cut the lead to five early in the quarter with jumpers by Scaife and Cannatelli.
- The Flyers extended their lead to 11 with a jumper by senior Javonna Layfield.
- Virginia was held to its lowest point-total this season with only 46 points.
- Cannatelli’s three-pointer with 2:06 to play put the game on ice.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Virginia was held to just 27 percent shooting during the game.
- The Flyers had 53 total rebounds compared to the Cavaliers’ 35.
- Dayton led for more than 31 minutes of the game, and never trailed after early in the second quarter.
- Seven different Flyers scored in the game.
- Scaife led the way for the Flyers with 17 points on 7-of-17 shooting to go with 10 boards.
- Layfield and Harris both had a game-high 12 rebounds and three Flyers had at least 10 rebounds.
- The Flyers had a 15-2 fast-break advantage.
- Dayton shot 13-15 from the foul line in the second half.
Flyer Men Fall To Old Dominion
Josh Cunningham chipped in with 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Jordan Davis scored 11 off the bench.
Dayton falls to 2-2 overall.
Dayton trailed 39-29 after the opening 20 minutes.
Darrell Davis scored 10 points in the first nine minutes.
ODU shot 14 of 28 from the field and 5 of 10 from beyond the arc.
UD cut the deficit to 54-47 with 10:58 to play, but that would be the closest the Flyers would get to even the score.
Old Dominion shot 53 percent from the field in the second half and went on an 18-8 run soon after to keep the lead for good.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
Old Dominion shot 52 percent from the field and out-rebounded Dayton 36-23.
The Monarchs were productive inside with 34 points in the paint.
Darrell Davis finished the Charleston Classic averaging 24 points in three contests.
The Flyers return home to face the Akron Zips on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. ET.