Georgia Regents rolls past UNC Pembroke

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PEMBROKE, N.C. — A big first half sent Georgia Regents on its way to a 92-70 victory over UNC Pembroke in a Peach Belt Conference game on Saturday.

The Jaguars (15-3, 8-1 PBC) led 58-34 at the break. It was the fourth time this season Georgia Regents has scored at least 90 points.

Ryan Weems led the Jaguars with 18 points while KJ Sherrill had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Keshun Sherrill, who is KJ’s younger brother, had 16 points.

Quamain Rose had 17 points to lead UNC Pembroke (12-9, 3-8).

GEORGIA REGENTS WOMEN 63, UNC PEMBROKE 40

In Pembroke, N.C., Georgia Regents moved over the .500 mark thanks to a strong defensive effort.

The Jaguars limited the Braves to 27 percent shooting from the field (14 of 52).

Jemimah Ashby led Georgia Regents (8-7, 4-4 PBC) with 13 points. Brooks McCants had 10 points as did Tavia Sykes, who came off the bench.

No one scored in double figures for the Braves (6-11, 2-8 PBC).

USC AIKEN 91, FRANCIS MARION 73

In Florence, S.C., Peach Belt Conference leader USC Aiken recorded its 12th consecutive victory, stopping Francis Marion.

The 13th-ranked Pacers outscored the Patriots 51-37 in the second half to improve to 17-2, 9-0 PBC.

Jesse Seilern had 20 points, DeVontae Wright added 17 and Paul Larsen had 16 points and eight rebounds for USC Aiken.

Evrik Gary had 20 points to lead the Patriots (7-9, 4-6).

USC AIKEN WOMEN 73, FRANCIS MARION 68

In Florence, S.C., freshman Amaura Brandt scored a career-high 20 points to lead USC Aiken to the victory.

Brandt, the daughter of women’s coach Mike Brandt, hit six 3-pointers.

Mackenzie Reese had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers (5-13, 3-6 PBC).

PAINE COLLEGE 83, CLARK ATLANTA 73

At the HEAL Complex, Paine College scored the game’s first nine points and never trailed en route to a victory over Clark Atlanta in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play.

Kedrick Taylor had 19 points and Sean Morgan added 15 for Paine (8-9, 4-4 SIAC).

Jarrel Joye scored 27 points for Clark Atlanta (8-7, 4-3).

CLARK ATLANTA WOMEN 80, PAINE COLLEGE 59

At the HEAL Complex, Erika Sumpter scored 22 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead Clark Atlanta past Paine College.

Paine’s Ashley Watts, who came into the game as the NCAA Division II’s leading scorer with a 27.3 scoring average, was held to 18 points.

Paine is now 6-11, 4-4 in the SIAC.

Clark Atlanta improves to 13-5, 6-1 SIAC.


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