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The University of Alabama in Huntsville Men’s Basketball All-South Region Team

HUNTSVILLE Men's Basketball

HUNTSVILLE | The 2017 D2CCA Men’s Basketball All-South Region Teams have been announced, and for the second straight season, UAH’s Seab Webster has earned First Team status.

Voting for the teams was conducted by the region’s sports information directors.

Webster has turned in a tremendous senior campaign, averaging 18.8 points per game while also grabbing 8.1 rebounds per contest. The Gurley native has shot 45.8 percent overall while knocking down 3-pointers at a 41.7 percent clip, and he shoots 41.7 percent at the charity stripe.

Among Gulf South Conference players, Webster ranks fifth in the league in scoring and fourth in rebounding, while he is third in the conference in 3-point field goal percentage and 3-pointers per game. Additionally, he is the fifth-best free throw shooter in the GSC.

During his time in Huntsville he has amassed 1,872 points which ranks fourth all-time in UAH history, and his 726 rebounds represent the third-best total in the program’s record book.

Webster and his teammates will be back in action on Tuesday night when the team hosts Rollins in the 2017 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball South Regional.

Tip-off is at 7 p.m. at Spragins Hall, and tickets are available for $15 for adults and $5 for children 17 and under.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville women’s basketball team

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HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville women’s basketball team fell on Saturday, dropping a 67-54 decision to visiting West Florida in the 2016-17 home finale. The Chargers slip to 5-20 (4-16 Gulf South Conference), while UWF improves to 21-5 (16-4 GSC).

Turning Point
-West Florida went on a 24-3 run that stretched over the third and fourth quarters to turn what had been a nine-point lead for the Chargers into a 12-point advantage for the guests.

Inside the Box Score
-The Chargers were led in the game by Caroline Dodd as she scored 19 points, while Chandler Elder joined her in double figures with 10 points to go along with a team-best eight rebounds.
-The eight boards from Elder was a showing that was matched by Taylor Kimber.
-Alex Coyne and Shami Goodman paced the Argos as both scored 13 in the game.
-For the contest, UAH shot 33.3 percent overall and 7-for-24 from beyond the arc, while West Florida connected on 36.2 percent and was just 4-for-13 from 3-point land.
-UWF won the battle on the glass, outrebounding the Chargers by a 48-41 margin.

Inside the Flow
-The Chargers scored the first six points of the game and eventually would hold a seven-point margin in the first quarter, but UWF used a 21-12 run over the final six minutes of the first quarter to go in front 23-21 heading into the second.
-UAH then proceeded to outscore the Argos 14-8 in the second quarter to take a 35-31 advantage into the locker room at the half.
-After the visitors scored the first bucket of the third quarter, the Chargers would score 12 of the next 17 to go up 47-38 before the Argos went on their big run to take control of the game.

Noteworthy
-The 19-point showing from Dodd marks a career-best for her. Previously she had scored 17 points in four different games including three times this season.
-The eight rebounds for Kimber mark a career high for the junior.

Next Time Out
-The Chargers will begin the final week of the season on Thursday when the team visits Christian Brothers. Tip-off is slated for 5 p.m. in Memphis.

 

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