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January 4, 2006
BPC has two home doubleheaders in return to court
Brewton-Parker College's basketball teams waste little time in beginning the 2006 portions of their schedules with
the Lady Barons playing three games this week, teaming up with the Barons to play two home Southern States Athletic
Conference doubleheaders Thursday and Saturday.
The Lady Barons opened their semester action Tuesday with an 83-60 win at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla. The Lady Barons are 11-3 overall (4-1 SSAC) and ranked No. 12 in NAIA Division I, while the men are looking for a strong start after losing their final three games of the fall semester to enter 2006 with a 9-5 overall record (2-3 SSAC).
The women entertain conference newcomer Columbia (S.C.) College (0-7 overall, 0-5 SSAC) on Thursday at Gillis Gymnasium beginning at 6 p.m., while the Barons play Faulkner (Ala.) University (7-4, 4-2 SSAC after a non-conference loss Monday) afterward at 8 p.m.
Brewton-Parker then plays host to Auburn University Montgomery (Ala.) on Saturday, with the women's game at 2 p.m. and the men's contest at 4 p.m. the AUM women are 6-6 (3-1 SSAC) after a non-conference loss Monday, while the Senators are 3-5 (2-3 SSAC) entering Thursday's SSAC doubleheader at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus.
Dannisha Winfrey, a senior guard from Paterson, N.J., leads the Lady Barons from the first semester with 20.0 points per game with 24 3-point baskets and 45.6 percent overall field-goal percentage. She also has 4.8 steals per game, a figure that paces Brewton-Parker's No. 4 rank in steals in NAIA I with 16 per game. The Lady Barons are No. 2 in turnover margin with plus-14.5.
Tamika Drinks-Holloway, a senior guard-forward from Mount Vernon, is the team's leading rebounder from the fall with 10.7 per game and has seven double-doubles from the first semester while averaging 12.8 points. She also averaged 3.7steals a game.Trivia Richardson, a senior guard from Dublin, averaged 11.5 points during the first semester. Ashley Little, a senior guard from Lawrenceville, had a 10.4-point average and a team-high 3.4 assists per outing.
The Barons' top scorer and rebounder from the fall semester is Justin Bess, a senior post from Miami, Fla., who averaged 13.6 points and 4.9 rebounds. Adrian Sing, a senior guard from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, had 5.0 steals and 3.1 assists per game.