Amali Smith and her Wilberforce University (Ohio) Womens Basketball teammates went down in the home opener by 2 points to Kentucky State University.
Kentucky State University emerged victorious 60 58, Kentucky State University would lead 11 8 at the end of the first quarter, Kentucky State University would outscore Wilberforce 23 12 in the second quarter to take a 34 20 lead to the break.
Wilberforce would stage a comeback in the third quarter scoring 21 points and restricted Kentucky State University to just 13 to make the score 47 41 with one quarter to play.
In the final quarter Wilberforce would outscore Kentucky State University 17 13 but fell those 2 points short.
Nia McCormick led Wilberforce in the scoring department with 14 points, while Smith would hit her only shot of the game which was a three-pointer in the 6 minutes she played.