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ALUMNI REPORT: D-I basketball

Rachael Rose was the only District 2 graduate on the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I basketball schedule Friday.

Here is a recap of how she did:


5-foot-7 sophomore guard from Scranton Prep

Friday’s result

Wofford, the No. 1 seed (22-8) defeated UNC Greensboro, the No. 4 seed (16-14), 68-63, in the semifinals of the Southern Conference Tournament

Individual statistics

Started, played 40 minutes; 4/10 FG, 1/2 on 3-pointers, 6/10 FT, 15 points; 2 offensive, 2 defensive, 4 total rebounds; 4 assists; 4 turnovers; 7 steals.


Trailing by seven points with 6:23 remaining in the third quarter, Wofford clamped down defensively to spark a 19-0 scoring run and hold on for the 68-63 win. The Terriers advance to the Southern Conference championship game with the victory. … This is Wofford’s second-ever title game appearance, both occurring in the last three seasons. With 22 wins, the Terriers are one shy of matching their program record of 23, set in the 1992-93 season. … Rose set a new program record by scoring double-digits for the 17th straight game. This tops the previous mark of 16 set by teammate, Jackie Carman earlier this season. “That’s the first I’m hearing of it; I had no idea,” Rose said in a recap posted on the university’s athletic website. “The most special thing about this team is we want to win. It doesn’t matter whose night it is. We want to win.” … Rose and teammate, Annabelle Schultz each had 7 steals for the Terriers.

Up next

Wofford, the No. 1 seed, plays University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the No. 2 seed in Sunday’s SoCon Tournament Championship. Tipoff is scheduled for noon. at Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville, NC. The Terriers won both regular season contests.

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