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Lady Rams roll in 70-53 win over Morris
State Rams (1-4) women's
basketball team got back to
their winning ways,
l\iesday, evening, Nov. 22,
when the team took a dom
inating 70-53 win over the
Morris Hornets (2-6).
WSSU rolled to the win in
a big way with three play
ers reaching double-digit
scoring in the game.
The Rams took the win
behind their best effort of
the season with a strong
shooting performance com
bined with some solid
defense for the win. As a
team, the Rams shot a solid
41.2 percent (28-of-68)
from the floor.
WSSU junior center
Kandace Tate led the scor
ing effoit for the Rams with
12 points while senior
guard Trei Torain recorded
her first career double-dou
ble with 11 points and 11
rebounds in the win.
Fellow senior center
Jatzmin Johnson added 12
points as well.
The Rams took control
of the game and never
looked back with & great
first quarter effort. The
Rams kicked things off in a
big way, jumping out to a
12-6 lead after a jumper
from sophomore guard
Brionna Pate with 5:18 left
in the quarter. Things,got
tight.for the Rams a few
minutes later when Morris
cut the WSSU lead down to
three points 12-9 with 4:26
left in the quarter, but the
Rams answered in a big
way with nine straight
points, including a Torain
three-pointer and a Tate
lay-up with 1:25 left in the
quarter that left the team on
top, 21-9. After allowing a
pair of Morris lay-ups in
the final seconds of the
quarter, the Rams 21-11.
The Rams continued to
dominate the game with a
stellar second quarter. The
Rams opened the quarter
with a 13-2 run that includ
ed the team scoring 11
unanswered points to go
ahead, 34-15, with 4:38 left
in the half. The Rams went
ahead by as many as 20
points, 38-18 after a lay-up
from Pate with 1:33 left in
the half. The Rams allowed
a pair of Morris scores in
the final minutes of the half
to take a 38-21 lead into the
locker room at halftime.
The second half began
with a challenge from the
Hornets as Morris scored
on back-to-back baskets to
cut the WSSU lead down to
just 13 points, 38-25 with
8:56 left in the quarter. The .
Rams' lead would get
trimmed down to as few as
10 points, 40-30 with 6:24
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WSSU's No. 2 Jasmine Carter prepares to pass the ball.
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William Crandell put up a double-double and Robert Colon added 17 points, as the
Winston-Salem State Rams rolled to an 85-63 win over Morris College on Tuesday night
at the CE Gaines Center on the Winston-Salem State University campus.
With the win, WSSU improves to 3-2 overall, while the Hornets of Morris College
fall to 0-5 on the season.
After jumping out to a quick lead, the WSSU Rams use the shock and awe style of
play, and a 19-10 run push the Rams lead to 15 points, at 28-13.
But the Hornets of Morris College used their own 14-9 run late in the half to pull to
within 10 points at the half, 37-27.
The WSSU started the second hot, and quickly ran off a 13-3 run to go up 20 points,
but Morris College battle back to cut the lead to 12 points with 13:14 remaining.
From that point on, it would be all Rams. Winston-Salem State would go on 23-6,
pushiqg the lead out to a game-high 29 points, at 74-45 with just over six minutes left.
The Rams would then put it on cruise control, and roll to the final score of 85-63.
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BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY
Colonel "Buck" Reinhardt grew up in
the "pond area" of Winston-Salem. He
was an all-around athlete who played foot
ball, basketball, baseball and track and
Basketball, however, is where
Reinhardt found his niche. He would later
go on to average over 20 points and 20
all day, every day," said Reinhardt. "The
guys in the neighborhood would start to
come over to shoot and play at my house.
I would eventually learn the game and
learn it well."
Once in junior high school Reinhardt
quickly made a name for himself and was
the starting center on the Northwest Junior
High School team. In the ninth grade at
Hanes Junior High School, the team was
Reinhardt as a
member of the
"At home, I would practice
shooting all day, every day."
_ Colonel Reinhardt. 11
rebounds per game in 1973. Reinhardt let
a setback his junior year derail his career,
but not his dreams, however.
He credits the Lord for his comebacks
Reinhardt got into playing basketball
after his father hung a hoop on a tree
beside his house for his older cousin to
shoot on when he visited from out of
I town. He says once he learned about Wilt
Chamberlain's 100-point game and
Winston-Salem State University's
(WSSU's) own Earl "The Pearl" Monroe's
ft7-point game against Fayetteville State,
Ihis whole outlook on the game changed.
"At home, I would practice shooting
loaded with great talent, such as Larry
Haney, Larry Rucker, and Michael Epps.
Reinhardt was cut during tryouts. It devas
"For the first time I felt bitterness and
I had a feeling of, 'I'll show him,'"
Reinhardt said. "I knew I was good
enough to make die team. I was deter
mined to someday put up numbers like
Wilt Chamberlain, Spencer Haywood, and
'Pistol' Pete Maravich."
Instead of letting the fact he was cut
defeat him, Reinhardt instead took to per
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