UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA 2012-13 LION BASKETBALL
West Florida ARGONAUTS
vs. North Alabama LIONS
November 29, 2012 Flowers Hall Florence, Alabama
Women’s Game • 6 p.m. •
The women’s game tonight against West Florida will represent the 39th meeting between the two programs on the basketball court. UNA holds an 18-20 all-time record against the Argonauts after the two teams split the season-series last year with each team winning on its home ﬂoor.
West Florida enters the game with a 2-4 record on the year after winning its last two games over Flagler (67-57) and Lincoln Memorial (46-41). The Lions currently hold a 5-2 record.
UNA forward Mekena Randle can be found near the top of a pair of statistical categories in the Gulf South Conference. The junior from Madison is sixth in the league in scoring, averaging 15.1 points per game. She is also second in rebounding, pulling down 9.4 boards per contest.
Tonight’s game will be the GSC opener for both teams. North Alabama was picked to ﬁnish ﬁfth in the league standings according to the GSC Preseason Poll. West Florida received 11 total points for a seventh-place prediction.
Hosts Valdosta State Saturday, Dec. 1, Noon Hosts Paine Saturday, Dec. 8, 1 p.m.
Hosts Valdosta State Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Hosts Oakwood Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m.
University of North Alabama 1 - Rabun Wright 5-5 3 - Sarah Bailey 5-9 5 - Joidon Jennings 5-7 10 - Jennifer Towne 5-7 11 - Delisa Madry 5-7 15 - Lauren Faris 5-5 23 - Abby Andrews 5-10 25 - Dakota Doss 5-11 30 - Mekena Randle 5-9 32 - Kaseama Ashbourne 6-2 34 - Corinne White 6-0 40 - Nichelle Fillmore 6-1 44 - Julia Myers 5-9
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Clayton, Ga. Shefﬁeld, Ala. Madison, Ala. Jonesboro, Ark. Decatur, Ala. Louisville, Ky. Collinwood, Tenn. Memphis, Tenn. Madison, Ala. Montgomery, Ala. McDonough, Ga. Birmingham, Ala. Waynesboro, Tenn.
Head Coach: Terry Fowler Assistant Coach: Dan Presel Assistant Coach: Mallory Luckett
University of West Florida 1234510 11 13 14 21 22 33 34 40 44 -
Tiara Logan Hanna Vette Kelseigh Hughes Tayler Byrd Toynetta Johnson Kelsey Brown Raquel Miller Sarah Gradel Baylie Bridges Jasmine Wigfall Carly Conley Bethany Odom Maria Burcar Jaymie Druding Emily Erland
5-6 5-9 5-4 5-6 5-6 5-7 6-2 6-0 5-5 5-8 5-10 5-6 6-3 6-1 6-1
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Philadelphia, Miss. Tarkio, Mo. Hammond, La. Port St. Joe, Fla. Pascagoula, Miss. Tampa, Fla. Jackson, Tenn. Moline, Ill. Leesburg, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Severn, Md. Pace, Fla. Duluth, Minn. Orchard Park, N.Y. Pegram, Tenn.
Assistant Coach: John Motherwell Assistant Coach: Jessie Ivey
Leighton, Russellville & Shefﬁeld
Men’s Game • 8 p.m. •
The men’s contest tonight against West Florida will represent the 39th meeting between the two basketball programs. UNA holds a 26-12 record in the all-time series. The Argonauts, however, have won the last three in the series, all coming last season. After sweeping the home-and-home series, UWF picked up a 72-66 win in the opening round of the Gulf South Conference Tournament.
Game times for this Saturday’s GSC home double-header against Valdosta State have been changed. The UNA women’s team will now tip-off at noon, with the men’s game slated to begin at 2 p.m. at Flowers Hall.
Both teams enter the game tonight with perfect 5-0 records. The West Florida men’s team has defeated Palm Beach Atlantic (102-91), Georgia College (66-46), Mississippi College (78-75), Albany State (74-52) and Tuskegee (89-84 in OT).
Tonight’s game will be the GSC opener for both teams. North Alabama was picked to ﬁnish ﬁfth in the league standings according to the GSC Preseason Poll. West Florida received 14 total points for a seventh-place prediction.
UNA enters the game tonight leading the GSC in scoring, averaging 87.6 points per game. The Lions also lead the conference in other categories, including scoring margin (+23), assists (18.2), free throw percentage (77.6), total rebounding (48.6), rebounding margin (+13) and offensive rebounding (16.2).
University of North Alabama 1 2 4 10 11 12 13 14 20 21 23 24 42 44
Rashaun Claiborne 6-4 Corey Ricks 6-0 Sam Fleishman 6-5 Tyler Pritchard 5-9 Nathan Spehr 5-10 Jere Vucica 6-8 Keynan Jackson 5-10 Wes Long 6-2 Lazar Petrov 6-11 DeAndre Hersey 6-6 Bruce Adams 6-5 Marquel Darrington 6-1 Terry Randle 6-5 Lonnie Smith 6-5
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Darrow, La. Florence, Ala. Hartselle, Ala. Iuka, Miss. Adelaide, Australia Split, Croatia Alabaster, Ala. Summertown, Tenn. Kocani, Macedonia Reform, Ala. Leavenworth, Kan. Montgomery, Ala. Madison, Ala. Birmingham, Ala.
Head Coach: Bobby Champagne Assistant Coach: Kyle Morris • GA Coach: Len Lanier
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Terrence Townes Tracy Williams Lawrence Certain Lendward Grifﬁn Savon Bracey Nate Johnson Dorrell Petties Jason Laatsch Sean Voss Harrison Jenkins Ellis Young III Justin Williams Peter Connole Jonathon Gac Terrance BeasleF
6-3 6-0 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-3 5-11 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-4 6-2 6-7 6-9 6-6
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Danville, Va. Cocoa, Fla. Gainesville, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Navarre, Fla. Lincolnshire, Ill. Calgary, Alberta Birmingham, Ala. Belton, Texas Orlando, Fla. Merritt Island, Fla. Tallahassee, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Chicago, Ill. Pensacola, Fla.
Head Coach: Bob Stinnett Assistant Coach: Wade Anderson • GA Coach: Sean Gabrus
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