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Alaska’s Hale, Nelson among NAIA national stat leaders for CMU

Anchorage’s NeNe Hale and Kodiak’s Jerica Nelson are basketball teammates at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri. They are also among the NAIA D1 stat leaders. Hale, a 5-foot-8 All-American guard, is fifth nationally with 511 points in 25 games. Nearly 38 percent of her points have come on 3-pointers while 87 have come from… Read more »

Alaskans key CMU’s win over reigning NAIA national champion

What do you get when you cross Central Methodist University women’s basketball team with three Alaskans? The upset of the year. Alaskans Jerica Nelson of Kodiak and NeNe Hale and CeCe Cockerham of Anchorage combined for 40 points as 16th-ranked CMU knocked off fifth-ranked and defending NAIA national champion MidAmerica Nazarene University 77-74 in Fayette,… Read more »

Central Methodist’s “other” Alaskans show out in hoops win

With All-American NeNe Hale of Anchorage stealing all the headlines for the Central Methodist University women’s basketball team, it’s easy to forget two other Alaskans play on the team. That’s why it was nice to see Kodiak’s Jerica Nelson and Anchorage’s CeCe Cockerham come off the bench and step into the spotlight against New Mexico… Read more »