In a renewal of a historic rivalry between two schools separated by less than two-hundred yards, the Central State University defeated Amali Smith and her Wilberforce Women’s Basketball teammates 72-56,
Central State University led for all but three minutes of the game. They outscored Wilberforce, 12-4, in the first quarter and led 25-18 at intermission.
Central State University pushed the pace in the second half, capping off the third quarter on a 12-2 run to build their lead to 49-32 entering the final ten minutes.
Central State University pushed their lead to a margin of 20 midway through the fourth. Sierra Harley hit from beyond the arc to give Central State University their largest lead, 70-47, with under two minutes to play and the team cruised to their sixth consecutive victory.
Smith would go 1 for 1 from the Field for her 2 points in 9 minutes of action, she would also record a Steal.