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CAA Women's Basketball Report - Nov. 27, 2023

CAA Women's Basketball Report - Nov. 27, 2023

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Nov 27, 2023 by Nicole Beckelman
CAA Women's Basketball Report - Nov. 27, 2023


Kylie Kornegay-Lucas, Towson

R-Senior | G | Camden, Del. / New Hope Academy

Kornegay-Lucas was named the Navy Classic MVP, leading Towson to a 2-0 weekend with 17.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game. Against Abilene Christian, the redshirt senior paced Towson with 15 points and nine rebounds while adding season-highs with six assists and five steals in a 63-56 victory for the Tigers. She followed the performance by scoring a season-high 19 points with a team-best nine rebounds versus Quinnipiac, recording two steals and an assist as TU defeated the Bobcats 75-65.


Maraja Pass, Elon

Freshman | G | Shelby, N.C. / Winston Salem Christian School

Pass averaged 8.0 points, 5.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game off the bench, helping Elon to a split at the Georgia State Thanksgiving Tournament. She opened the tournament with eight points, a season-best seven assists and four rebounds despite a narrow setback against Bradley (66-59). The Phoenix bounced back with a 75-68 win over Georgia State on Thanksgiving, as Pass contributed eight points, five rebounds, four assists and one steal.


GIVE THANKS FOR NEW HARDWARE: Three CAA teams went unbeaten in tournaments over the week of Thanksgiving. Campbell went 2-0 at the Puerto Rico Classico, defeating Morgan State and Western Michigan in the Caribbean. Additionally, Kylie Kornegya-Lucas was named MVP of the Navy Classic, leading Towson to a 2-0 weekend with wins over Abilene Christian and Quinnipiac. Furthermore, William & Mary was crowned Champions, and Bella Nascimento was named MVP of the FIU Thanksgiving Tournament, defeating FIU and Tennessee State. 

CAA HOOPS IN THE MID-MAJOR TOP 25: Three CAA teams were recognized in the latest edition of the College Insider Mid-Major Top 25 poll. Stony Brook climbed to No. 20, and Towson remained ranked for the third straight week, coming in at No. 23. Additionally, North Carolina A&T received votes for the first time this season. Multiple conference teams have been recognized in back-to-back weeks, with at least one CAA ranked in every poll this season.

KEEPING IT 100: Three teams - Campbell, Charleston and North Carolina A&T - reached triple digits during the 2023-24 season. Charleston had done it twice, tallying a program-record 117 points in its season-opening victory over Pfeiffer and 112 points against N.C. Wesleyan. 117 points is the second-highest single-game point total in CAA Women’s Basketball history. North Carolina A&T earned a 114-41 win over Guilford in its home opener, marking the fifth time the Aggies surpassed 100 points under head coach Tarrell Robinson. Finally, Campbell scored 108 points in its first game as a CAA member, defeating N.C. Wesleyan. 



• Campbell went 2-0 at the Puerto Rico Classico, defeating Morgan State (60-46) on Thanksgiving and Western Michigan (70-61) on Friday.

• Christabel Ezumah averaged 14.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game, shooting 57.1 percent (12-21). On Friday, Ezumah tallied a season-high 20 points with eight boards.

• Shy Tuelle and Svenia Nürenberg also reached double figures for Campbell. Tuelle paced CU with 12 points on Thursday, and Nürenberg had a career-high 16 on Friday.


• Charleston went 2-0 over the holiday week, defeating Gardner-Webb (90-78) on Monday and N.C. Wesleyan (112-40) on Saturday.

• Jenna Annecchiarico averaged 15.5 points and 10.5 assists per game. On Monday, she recorded her first double-double (20p, 13a) this year, dishing out a CofC program record 13 assists.

• Lara Rohkohl added 15.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. She shot 87.5 percent (14-16) from the floor, recording her first double-double (19p, 10r) this season against Gardner-Webb.


• Delaware went 1-2 at the Gulf Coast Showcase. The Blue Hens stumbled against FGCU (83-68) and Purdue Fort Wayne (88-74) before defeating Vermont (73-66). 

• Tara Cousins averaged 20.0 points per game, shooting 53.2 percent (25-47) from the floor. Cousins had more than 20 points in two of three games, reaching double figures in all three.

• Chloe Wilson contributed 13.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. She had at least 10 points and five rebounds in all three contests.


• Drexel had the holiday week away from the court. Last time out, the Dragon defeated La Salle (71-46) before a setback against Saint Joseph’s (64-53).

• Amaris Baker paced Drexel with 16.5 points per game, including a season-high 19 points in the victory. Baker has reached double figures in three games this season.

• Laine McGurk averaged 15.0 points per game, leading the Dragons with 20 points against La Salle. The freshman has at least 10 points in three straight games. 


• Elon went 1-1 at the Georgia State Thanksgiving tournament. The Phoenix fell to Bradley (66-59) on Wednesday before defeating Georgia State (75-68) on Thanksgiving.

• On Thursday, Vanessa Taylor paced Elon with 15 points while tallying six rebounds. It marks season highs in both categories.  

• Against Bradly, Iycez Adams paced Elon with a career-high 18 points, adding a season-high nine rebounds. The junior also contributed nine points and four boards in the victory.


• Hampton went 0-2 at the Long Island Classic. The Lady Pirates fell to New Mexico State (78-47) on Friday and LIU (60-53) on Saturday.

• Camryn Hill averaged 19.5 points per game, reaching double figures in both contests. Hill tallied a season-high 26 points against LIU.

• On Friday, Cheyenne Talbot paced Hampton with a career-high 25 points. The senior guard entered with seven points total this season. She added a season-high eight rebounds.


• Hofstra defeated NJIT 67-65 on Saturday. The Pride outscored NJIT 20-15 in the first quarter, which proved to be the difference.

• Sorelle Ineza led all scorers with a game-high 19 points. It marks back-to-back games in double figures for Ineza, who has at least 10 points four times this year.

• Brooke Anya added a season-high 14 points against NJIT. The senior transfer from Longwood also totaled a team-best eight rebounds and a career-high four blocks.


• Monmouth went 0-2 last week, falling to Providence (57-40) on Wednesday and Brown (59-58) on Sunday.

• Ariana Vanderhoop reached double figures in both contests, averaging 11.0 points per game. Vanderhoop has 10 or more points five times this season.

• Belle Kranbuhl tallied seven blocks, including a season-high five on Wednesday. Kranbuhl has at least two blocks in every game this season, leading the CAA with 3.0 blocks per game. 

North Carolina A&T

• N.C. A&T went 0-2 in California at the St. Mary’s Tournament, falling to Gaels (73-65) on Friday and UT-Arlington (87-76) on Saturday. 

• Maleia Bracone averaged 13.5 points, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game. She surpassed 20 points for the first time this season with 21 against UTA, adding five steals and four assists.

• Jordyn Dorsey reached double figures in both games, averaging 12.0 points per contest. Dorsey has 10 or more points five times this season, including three straight.


• UNCW went 0-2 throughout the week, falling to Presbyterian (64-51) on Wednesday and Coastal Carolina (73-59) on Sunday.

• Taylor Henderson averaged 17.0 points per game, including a career-high 26 points against Coastal. It marks the first time she has surpassed 20 points.

• Kylah Silver added 13.5 points per contest. On Wednesday, she paced UNCW with 16 points, adding six rebounds and a season-high five steals.


• Northeastern fell to Columbia 88-45 on Saturday. Columbia shot 61.4 percent (35-57) from the field and held NU to 30.4 percent shooting (17-56).

• Derin Erdogan paced Northeastern with 13 points, adding four rebounds and three assists. Erdogan has reached double figures in four games this season. 

• Asha Parker led NU on the boards with five rebounds, and Maddie Vizza tallied a team-high five assists. 

Stony Brook 

• Stony Brook went 1-1 over the week, defeating Delaware State (86-41) on Wednesday before dropping a road contest to Minnesota (67-54) on Sunday. 

• Gigi Gonzalez averaged 12.0 points and 6.5 assists per game. She recorded her first double-double (11p, 10a) of the season against Delaware State. The 10 helpers tied for a career high.

• Victoria Keenan added a team-high 16 points at Minnesota, while Khari Clark led the way with 15 points versus Delaware State.


• Towson went 2-0 at the Navy Classic, with wins over Abilene Christian (63-56) and Quinnipiac (75-65).  

• Kylie Kornegay-Lucas averaged 17.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game for TU. She has reached double figures in three straight games, including a season-high 19 in the finale.

• Patricia Anumgba reached double figures in both games, averaging 14.5 points per game for the tournament. Anumgba has at least 10 points in all four games this year.

William & Mary

• William & Mary won the FIU Thanksgiving Tournament, defeating Tennessee State (63-53) and FIU (59-57).

• Nylah Young averaged 17.5 points per game. Young tallied her fourth 20-point performance this year against TSU before scoring the game-winner versus FIU. She has at least 10 points in every game this season.

• Bella Nascimento was named tournament MVP after a game-high 17 points against FIU in the Championship. It marks her fifth game in double figures this season.