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Valdosta State basketball teams sweep North Alabama

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January 14, 2008

Valdosta - The 5th ranked Valdosta State Lady Blazers open Gulf South Conference play with a 57-48 win over North Alabama Monday night at the VSU Complex.

It is the tenth straight win for the Lady Blazers (15-1, 1-0) who were picked in the preseason to win the GSC's eastern divisino title.

Leschelle Matthews led the VSU women with 13 points and Nina Risto was in double figures for a sixth straight game with 12 points.

The Valdosta State men needed overtime but the Blazers win their GSC opener 92-86 over North Alabama.

Ray Cummings had a career high in scoring and rebounds with 22 points and 12 rebounds.

Cummings was one of six Blazers to hit double figures in scoring.

Jamahl Stokes had a career high in rebounds and in blocked shots with six.

Valdosta State men are 9-6 and 1-0 in the Gulf South Conference.

The VSU basketball teams are on the road Saturday at West Georgia.

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