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In pictures: Lady Jags improve their Peach Belt record with Feb. 10 victory

(Featured photo: Brianna Meekins of Augusta, center, attempts a layup against the USCA Pacers at the Aiken Convocation Center on Feb. 10, 2024. Mike Adams/Augusta Good News.)

AIKEN – Augusta University’s women’s basketball team improved its Peach Belt Conference record Saturday as the Jaguars defeated the Lady Pacers 78-61 at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

The Lady Jags are now 10-2 in the conference and 16-6 overall.

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Mone Florence led the Jags’ scoring with 25 points including seven three pointers, and Kennedi Manning had 10 rebounds on the night.

The Jags play Flagler on Feb. 14. The Lady Pacers are winless in the conference this season at 0-12 and 4-18 overall; they will host Georgia Southwestern Wednesday.

In the men’s game, the Jaguars won in double overtime. See more here.

Mone Florence of Augusta, left, and Destiny Harman of USCA, right scramble for a loose ball at the Aiken Convocation Center on Feb. 10, 2024. Mike Adams/Augusta Good News. The Lady Jaguars defeat the Lady Pacers 78-61.
Autumn Phillips of Augusta, right, drives to the basket as Destiny Harman of USCA defends at the Aiken Convocation Center on Feb. 10, 2024. Mike Adams/Augusta Good News. The Lady Jaguars defeat the Lady Pacers 78-61.
Tomiyah Alford of Augusta, right, attempts a shot against USCA at the Aiken Convocation Center on Feb. 10, 2024. Mike Adams/Augusta Good News. The Lady Jaguars defeat the Lady Pacers 78-61.

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