DEMOREST, Ga.—A consistent offensive presence from the opening tip spurred Piedmont to a 78-47 win over Agnes Scott in the USA South opener for the Scotties on Tuesday afternoon. Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) turned in a monster performance on both ends of the floor, but Piedmont’s plus-25 turnover margin gave them a steady advantage throughout.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball outscored Hendrix 27-20 in the second half, but it was not enough to complete a full comeback in a 57-43 loss to the Warriors at the Rhodes Invitational. The Scotties will head back to Decatur with a 1-6 record overall, while Hendrix improves to 6-1.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Tournament host Rhodes broke open a close game after the first quarter to down Agnes Scott 68-26 in basketball action on Friday night. The Scotties got off to a good start, but cooled off from the field over the final 30 minutes to drop its fifth consecutive game.
DECATUR, Ga.—A strong fourth quarter pushed visiting Johnson & Wales (N.C.) to a 63-47 win over Agnes Scott in non-conference basketball action on Sunday. The Wildcats were clinging to a four-point advantage at the start of the final 10 minutes of play, but seemingly could not miss in a 24-point period to close out the Scotties.
DECATUR, Ga.—Oglethorpe showed why they were a preseason favorite in the SAA on Tuesday night, handing Agnes Scott a 70-28 defeat to spoil the home opener for the Scotties. Agnes Scott drops its third consecutive game after a win in its season opener, while Oglethorpe handled its second USA South team to start the season at 2-0.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Pensacola Christian exploded for a big fourth quarter to down Agnes Scott College in the finale of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Saturday, 63-50. The Scotties had to battle from a large deficit for the second night in a row and nearly completed a comeback before the Eagles pulled away late in the game.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—A fast start for the Bruins of Bob Jones University vaulted them to a 65-60 win over Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball on Friday afternoon on day two of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Huntingdon College. The Bruins took a double-digit lead early in the first quarter and held off a fourth-quarter charge by the Scotties to even their record at 3-3. The Scotties fall for the first time in 2017 after an exciting win over Rust on Thursday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Sophomore Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) banked home a shot as time expired to clinch an exhilarating victory for Agnes Scott in the season opener versus Rust. Grant finished with a game-high 19 points, including the most important bucket of the game in the waning moments to help the Scotties beat Rust College 57-56 in the first game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Huntingdon.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball was predicted to finish the 2017-18 season the same way they finished the 2016-17 season at seventh in the USA South West. The league’s coaches voted in the preseason poll this week and do not vote for their own team.