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Williams scores 1,000th career point on Saint Augustine's Senior Day

Falcons basketball is now on the road for two straight weeks leading up to the CIAA Tournament.

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Courtesy: Saint Augustine’s Athletics

RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 8) – Angela Caraballo (Sr./Richmond, VA) led three players in double figures with 16 points and Kaaliya Williams (Sr./Richmond, VA) scored her 1,000th career point as Saint Augustine’s University edged Winston-Salem State University 67-64 Saturday in a thrilling CIAA women’s basketball contest at Emery Gymnasium on Senior Day.

Williams scored 14 points and Kamya Renwicks (Sr./Baltimore, MD) collected 12 points for the Lady Falcons, who scored 26 points off 18 Rams’ turnovers. Jordyn Burton (So./Durham, NC) played her best game in a Lady Falcons uniform, posting season highs of eight points, 11 rebounds and six blocks. She helped the Lady Falcons dominate the interior, outscoring the Rams 36-24.

Anyone’s game in the last minute

Their defense and inside play gave the Lady Falcons the edge in a contest that featured 11 ties and 14 lead changes. The score was tied 63-63 with 49 seconds left but Renwicks scored the final four points as the Lady Falcons outscored the Rams 4-1.

After Renwicks’ free throw with five seconds left gave the Lady Falcons a three-point lead, the Rams had a chance to tie but Milequa Eason (Jr./Woodland, NC) blocked a three-point attempt as time expired. Taylor Daniels scored 16 points and Melody Prichard added 11 points for the Rams (5-8 CIAA, 10-14 overall), who twice led by 12 points in the second period. The Lady Falcons pulled ahead late three times, including 35-34 at halftime on a layup by Tanisha Wall (Sr./Franklinton, NC).

The Lady Falcons (4-10 CIAA, 9-15 overall) won on a day when Williams reached the 1,000-point plateau. Needing eight points entering the game, Williams achieved the milestone on the first of two free throws with 3:28 left in the second period. At halftime, Williams was recognized at midcourt for her accomplishment.SAU tied the season series 1-1 with the win over its Southern Division opponent.

The Lady Falcons lost to the Rams in Winston-Salem, N.C., in December 2019. The contest was the last home game of the season for the Lady Falcons, who play four straight road games during a two-week span before the CIAA Tournament. They visit Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 5:30 p.m.

Williams scores 1,000th career point on Saint Augustine's Senior Day
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