Albany State basketball splits with Clark-Atlanta

Jan. 24—The Albany State Golden Rams split with the Clark-Atlanta University Panthers on Monday evening at the ASU West Campus in front of a packed gymnasium. The Golden Rams men won a thriller by the score of (59-58) while the women lost in overtime (51-43).

With the win, the men improved to (6-13) overall and (6-7) in the SIAC. The Golden Rams are on a 3-game winning streak. The Panthers fell to (5-14) overall and (3-9) in the conference.

The Golden Rams used a balanced attack as evidenced by four players finishing in double figures. Maurice Dickson finished with 11 points and 9 rebounds. Sammie Mike contributed with 11 points and 4 rebounds. Maxwell Harris had 11 points and 4 rebounds. Travis Baker scored 10 points off the bench.

Jalen Williams led the Panthers with 18 points and 7 rebounds while Demetrius Headspeth contributed with 10 points and 6 rebounds.

The Golden Rams men will host the Morehouse Maroon Tigers at 7:30 pm at the ASU East Campus on Wednesday, January 25.

The Golden Rams women have now lost 5 games in a row after falling to the Clark-Atlanta Panthers. With Monday night's loss, the women fell to (6-13) overall and (4-9) in the SIAC while the Panthers improved to (9-8) overall and (8-4) in the SIAC.

Kashay Hankerson led the Golden Rams with 12 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals.

Corriana Evans led the Panthers with 18 points and 13 rebounds. Janiah Ellis finished with 14 points and 4 rebounds.

The women's next home game will be against the Fort Valley State University Wildcats on Saturday, February 11.