Chowan-Virginia State Games to be Broadcast via ESPN3
MURFREESBORO, NC – The NCAA has selected the January 18, 2017 doubleheader between Chowan University and Virginia State University for its Division II Basketball Showcase lineup. The women's game will tipoff at 5:30 p.m. with the men to follow at 7:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Center on the campus of Virginia State University. The game will stream live on ESPN3 and be accessible on WatchESPN and the ESPN app.
Women's game: http://bit.ly/cuvsuw0118
Men's game: http://bit.ly/cuvsum0118
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Currently the CU women's basketball program is 11-5 overall and 4-2 in the CIAA. They are coming off a 69-57 road loss to CIAA Southern Division opponent, Winston-Salem State University. Senior forward Jordan Payne leads the squad in scoring with 14.5 points and outing and 11.0 rebounds a game. The Hawks have outscored opponents 1229 to 1085 this season and are averaging 76.8 points through 15 games.
The CU men's program is currently 10-4 overall and 4-2 in league play. The Hawks are paced by senior forward Jeremy Smith who is averaging 15.7 points game and 8.6 rebounds an outing. Chowan most recently suffered a 80-75 loss at Winston-Salem State University on Monday night. The game was back-and-forth for nearly 38 minutes but the Rams pulled away in the final two minutes of play for the five-point win.