Paine College gets a rare sweep on the hardwoods

Monday Feb. 2, 2009

AUGUSTA, Ga--Paine College picked up a rare doubleheader sweep on Tuskegee on Monday. The men picked up the 70-57 win while the ladies posted a 58-57 victory.

In the men's game, Donald Harris tallied a game high 18 points while grabbing a dozen rebounds leading Paine to their seventh win of the year. The Lions snap a four game win streak with the home court victory.

In the ladies game, it was LaKiesha Bell bucket with just over a second left giving the Lady Lions the one point win over the Lady Tigers. Paine rallied in the second half behind the efforts of Shanee Butler who tallied 14 points and Bell who also scored 14 while grabbing a dozen rebounds.

The Tigers took the lead with just over a minute to play, but on a sideline out of bounds, Butler made the perfect pass to Bell for the game winner.


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