The College opened up their season with a pair of wins at the ISES Cancer Awareness Tip-Off in Elon, N.C. In the Friday night opener, senior Devin James led the College with 22 points and seven rebounds in defeating Campbell University 71-53.
p. The Tribe enjoyed a 42-13 halftime advantage on their way to shooting 42.9 percent from the field for the evening. The night also included James’s 1,000th career point on a jumper midway through the first half.
p. They continued their strong play a day later, besting the University of Pennsylvania 87-64 to post their first 2-0 start since the 1999-2000 season. James again led the Tribe with 12 points, seven rebounds and nine assists, while the team tied a school record in sinking 13 three-pointers. James’s weekend performance earned her a share of the CAA player of the week award.