Archive for December 7, 2012

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Women’s Basketball Ranked for First Time in Program History

The Buccaneers Women’s Basketball team has broken into the NJCAA Div II poll for the first time at the #20 spot. The Bucs have recorded their best start in program history starting 11-0. The Bucs are lead by a potent offense ranking 3rd in the nation with 875 points and 6th in the nation by averaging 79.5 points per game. The Bucs are also ranked 9th in the nation averaging 17 steals a game.

The Bucs are lead by Freshman Anika Jones who is ranked 20th with an 18.9 points per game average. She is also currently ranked 3rd overall with 204 points, and 7th with 39 steals. Freshman Kadesha Gibbs is ranked 35th with 82 rebounds.

The Bucs have had a successful season so far beating Div I powers in Spartanburg Methodist, and Clinton JC.The Bucs are also the third team in the conference to be ranked with Louisburg College and Patrick Henry CC being ranked 3 and 4 respectively. Guilford Tech is also receiving votes in the polls.

The Bucs will play their next game tonight against Division I opponent Clinton JC who is on a 3 game winning streak. The Bucs will not return home until the new year facing Rockingham CC on January 10th at 5:00pm.

Men’s Basketball Takes Down Visiting Montreat College

The Buccaneers Men’s Basketball team took down the visiting Montreat College Cavaliers JV team 82-62 last night. The Bucs were lead by Freshman Regis Kendall who shot 7 of 10 from the field including 3-5 from the three point line totaling in 18 points. Freshman Josh McClain and Sophomore Preston Earle added 13, and 12 points respectively. Sophomores Isaiah Cuthbertson and Jalen Cannady each added 7 rebounds in the winning effort. Cannady also dished out 5 assists in the game.

The Bucs shot off to a quick start outscoring the Cavaliers 42-24 in the first half. McClain lead the charge scoring 11 of his 12 points in the first half. The Second half saw the Bucs maintaining momentum with the tam shooting 61.5% from the field in the second half. Kendall and Earle each poured in 10 second half points leading the Bucs to the 82-62 final.

The Bucs now hold a 7-3 record, and will be back home Monday night, December 10th at 7:00pm against conference foe Caldwell CC. This will be the last home game for CVCC in 2012.