Lions Defeat Blue Bears to Advance to CIAA Quarterfinals

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Charlotte, NC (February 27, 2018) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women's Basketball Championship Tournament saw Lincoln (Pa.) University defeat the Blue Bears of Livingstone College 76-58, in the second game of the tournament at the Bojangles' Coliseum on Tuesday.

The Lions of Lincoln (Pa.) University, the No. 3 seed in the Northern Division, continued their impressive run in 2017-18 improving to 17-10 and will face No. 2 seed in the Southern Division, Johnson C. Smith, on Thursday at the Spectrum Center.  Livingstone closes the book on their season at 6-21.

Shahra Madison (Chesapeake, Va./Norfolk Collegiate School (Chesapeake College))led the Lions with 16 points (7-9 FG) and eight rebounds. Brianna Logan (Lumberton, N.J./Rancocas Valley (Siena)) added 13 points while Shecquan Bailey (Salisbury, Md./Snow Hill (Baltimore City C.C.)) chipped in ten points, five assists and five steals.   DeeDee Irwin (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville Area) had three three-pointers for nine points.

Taylor Perkins led Livingstone with 26 points and 13 rebounds.  I'Keya Bland added 10 points.

Read more on the Lincoln University Athletics website.