WBI Round 1 Day 2 Recap

WBI Round 1 Day 2 Recap

Campbell video highlights: https://www. youtube.com/watch?v= Nj62zzKgHZs

 

Campbell 58, Coastal Carolina 54

With a 58-54 win over Coastal Carolina (17-14) in the first round of the WBI, Campbell (21-12) earned its first-ever postseason victory Thursday night. The back and forth contest included six ties and nine lead changes.

Junior guard Hayley Barber and freshman guard Shy Tuelle led the Camels over the Chants with double-digit outings.

Campbell faces Tennessee Tech in the WBI quarterfinals on Monday, March 25.

Leaders

Campbell

Hayley Barber 17 points, 4 rebounds

Shy Tuelle 14 points

Coastal Carolina

DJ Williams 33 points, 7 rebounds

 

Southern Miss 77, Nicholls 71

Southern Miss (18-13) opened their WBI campaign with a hard-fought 77-71 victory over the Nicholls Colonels (20-12). After a dismal third quarter where they were outscored 25-10 by Southern Miss, Nicholls roared back in the fourth quarter to mount a 31-16 run, giving the Lady Eagles a scare and getting within two points with just four minutes left in the game.

Southern Miss hosts North Alabama in the quarterfinals on Monday, March 25.

Leaders

Southern Miss

Megan Brown 18 points, 4 rebounds

Shonte Hailes 16 points

Camille Anderson 15 points

Alarie Mayze 10 points, 4 rebounds

Nicholls

Cassidy Barrios 29 points, 13 rebounds

Chrystal Ezechukwu 10 points, 7 rebounds

 

Tennessee Tech 73, Akron 59

Tennessee Tech (22-10) dominated Akron (16-15) in the first round of the WBI with a 73-59 with a strong outing on both ends of the floor and a prolific bench.

TTU had 39 points from reserves compared to 12 from Akron. In addition, the Golden Eagles outrebounded their opponent 47-24.

The win was the first postseason victory for Tennessee Tech since 2006.

Leaders

Tennessee Tech

Anacia Wilkinson 19 points, 11 rebounds

Kesha Brady 18 points, 5 rebounds

Kentoria Alexander 15 points, 8 rebounds

Akia Harris 12 points, 9 assists

Akron

Megan Sefcik 21 points

Shayna Harmon 10 points

Alyssa Clay 10 points

 

North Alabama 64, Georgia State 57

The North Alabama Lions (20-8) reached 20 wins for the second season in a row after beating Georgia State (17-14) in the first round of the WBI, 64-57. UNA came out blazing on an 11-3 run. With three players in double figures, UNA held off a Georgia State comeback effort as the Panthers got within five in the fourth quarter.

Leaders

North Alabama

Emma Wallen 20 points, 7 rebounds

Ivy Wallen 19 points, 7 rebounds

Brittany Panetti 16 points, 10 rebounds

Georgia State

Allison Johnson 13 points, 4 rebounds

Kierra Henry 12 points

Walnatia Wright 11 points, 8 rebounds

Janessa Murphy 10 points