Paine Basketball to host LeMoyne-Owen College Magicians

Posted by kmay | 12/29/2009 06:31 AM

Augusta, GA- After a short break, the Lions and Lady Lions will return to action to host SIAC conference opponent LeMoyne-Owen College Magicians, Tuesday, December 29, 2009 in Carter Gymnasium. The SIAC Conference match-up is the first meeting of the 2009-10 season for the Lions and Magicians.

The Lady Lions will tip-off against the Lady Magicians(3-4;2-2 SIAC) at 5:30 PM.   The Lady Lions (2-4; 1-2 SIAC) return to action after losing to Voorhees College (52-59), December 12, 2009. 

The Lions (2-4; 2-1 SIAC) return to action following a 67-78 loss to Newberry College in Newberry, South Carolina December 19, 2009.  Jump-ball for the Lions and Magicians (3-2;2-2 SIAC) is scheduled for 7:30 PM.

Paine College Lions and Lady Lions will be back in action for a New Year’s Eve contest against Miles College Bears in Carter Gymnasium.  Jump-ball for the Lady Lions is scheduled for 1:00 PM, followed by the Lions, with game-time slated for 3:00 PM.  (Pictured: Junior Guard Anthony Ogunleye)

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Lady Lions fall to Lane College Lady Dragons

Posted by kmay | 11/28/2009 20:13 PM

Augusta, GA- Sophomore Brittany Pevey (pictured) dropped 16 points, and grabbed 15 rebounds, but it wasn’t   enough, as the Lady Lions lost, 75-94 to the Lady Dragons of Lane College, Saturday, November 28, 2009 in Carter Gymnasium. 

The Lady Lions ended the first half with a 16 point deficit (36-40), as the Lady Dragons took advantage, and scored 26 points off of turnovers.  The Lady Dragons held on to a double-digit lead, and led by as many as 27 points in the second half (42-69) with 10 minutes to go. 

Also scoring double-digits were freshman Jasmine Faulkner who scored 15 points, and senior Tiffany Beverly added 10 points as the Lady Lions fall to 1-2; 1-1 SIAC on the season.

Five Lady Dragons (1-1; 1-0 SIAC) scored double digit points, including Rakelle Riley who led the Lady Dragons with 27 points.

The Lady Lions will be back in action, Monday, November 30, 2009 as they host the Thorobrettes of Kentucky State University in Carter Gymnasium.  Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 PM, admission is $10 for adults, and $5 for students with I.D.

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McPhail SIAC Player of the Week

Posted by kmay | 11/23/2009 18:31 PM

Tucker, GA- Antionette McPhail has been named as Women’s Player of the Week by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the week of November 16-22, 2009. 

The 6’0 freshman forward/guard averaged 10 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.  She also averaged four blocks, two assist, and one steal in a split between Voorhees College (lost) and Claflin University (won). 

Antionette is a native of Darlington, SC and a 2009 graduate of Darlington High School.  She is the daughter of Mr. Darrell and Mrs. Jeannette McPhail. 

Currently majoring in Early Childhood Education, Antionette hopes to help lead her team to a great season, and a SIAC Conference Championship.

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Paine Lions and Lady Lions Return the Favor

Posted by kmay | 11/21/2009 18:05 PM

Orangeburg, SC- “The Big Payback” is a tune by Dr. James Brown, and this year the Lions and Lady Lions of Paine College returned the favor to the Panthers and Pantherettes of Claflin University by spoiling their homecoming. Just last year, the Lions and Lady Lions lost to Claflin University on their homecoming.

In part one of the doubleheader and SIAC conference matchup, junior guard Shanee’ Butler scored 16 points leading the way for the Lady Lions of Paine College in a 62-55 win over Claflin University Saturday, November 21, 2009 in Edward L. Tullis Arena. Freshman forward/guard Antoinette McPhail (pictured) also scored a career high 12 points, nine rebounds, and five blocks for the Lady Lions (1-1; 1-0 SIAC) in the victory over the Pantherettes.  The freshman from Darlington, SC opened the game with a long-range three pointer from the wing assisted by senior guard Tiffany Beverly.  Senior transfer, Areyal LaDeatte, racked up on the boards grabbing a game high 13.

Later in the afternoon, the Lions (1-0; 1-0 SIAC) would not be out done, and handed the Panthers their first loss of the season.   Four Lions scored double digit points, including senior guard, Julian English who started the season off in customary fashion scoring 26 points.  Sophomore guard Geno Green scored 15 points and rejected four of the Panthers shots.  Senior Najee Tolbert and freshman Mario Jordan chipped in 11 points each in the 70-59 win. 

Lashaundra Barron led the way for the Pantherettes with 18 points, and Eric Salley scored 13 points to lead the way for the Panthers.

The Lions and Lady Lions will be back in action hosting the Dragons of Lane College Saturday, November 28, 2009 in Carter Gymnasium.  Tip-off for the Lady Lions is slated for 1:00 PM, with jump-ball for the Lions to follow at 3:00 PM.

Ticket prices for each home contest are $10 for adults and $5 for students with I.D.

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