January 18, 2005
For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114 / Kimberly
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SOUTHWEST SWEEPS SAINT CATHARINE, HOSTS DYERSBURG STATE TONIGHT
Release written by Keith Gentry
The Southwest menís and womenís basketball teams returned to action on
Saturday night at the Verties Sails Gymnasium in their first games
following the holiday break, defeating Saint Catharine College in both
games. Both teams improved their record to 11-5 on the season.
Freshman forward Kenya Moore (Blytheville, AR) scored 22 points and
grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Lady Saluqis to a 88-69 victory. Moore
also dished out three assists and had five steals in one of her best
all-around games of the season. Other Southwest players scoring in
double figures were sophomore guard Lakeisha Jackson (Booker T.
Washington High School) with 17, freshman forward Mary Brown (East High
School) with 13, and sophomore forward Ashley Mason (Trezevant High
School) with 11.
Southwest won the menís game by a 105-88 margin as six players scored in
double figures, led by freshman guard Lester Hudson (Central High
School) with 21 points. Other top scorers for the Saluqi men were
freshman guard Anthony Pigram (Trezevant High School) with 13, freshman
forward Moraye Ivy (Central High School) with 13, freshman center Jeremy
Marrs (Parkin, AR) with 12, sophomore guard Nick Covington (Little Rock,
AR) with 10, and sophomore forward Rasuul Buluu (Booker T. Washington
High School), who scored 10 points playing in his first game with the
The next games for Southwest will be on Tuesday, January 18, when the
Saluqis and Lady Saluqis host Dyersburg State Community College at the
Verties Sails Gymnasium. The womenís game will tip-off at 6 p.m.,
followed by the men at 8 p.m. Both games will be broadcast locally on
WUMR 91.7 FM. On Saturday, January 22, Southwest will travel to the
state of Kentucky for a return matchup with Saint Catharine. These games
will also be broadcast on WUMR with the women beginning at 1 p.m.,
followed by the men at 3 p.m. (Central time).