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Women's Basketball at Spalding Preview

Photo credit: Ian Dunn
Photo credit: Ian Dunn

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University women's basketball team looks for a key road win against Spalding on Wednesday. Tip-off at 5:00 p.m.

Fontbonne (6-8; 3-3 SLIAC) at Spalding (9-6; 5-2 SLIAC)

When: January 16th, 2019

Where: Louisville, Ky.

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Live Video: HERE


A Look At The Griffins

·         The Griffins will hit the court for the first time in a week after having its game against Iowa Wesleyan on Saturday postponed due to inclement weather.

·         In its last time out, the Griffins scored a season-high 97 points in its win over Eureka.

·         Riley Guffey went 12-of-12 from the line to finish with a career-high 19 points. Rylee Stafford contributed 19 on 6-of-8 shooting.

·         Paige Black and Mallory Proffer had 14 each, while Sarah Schraut registered her third double-double with 12 points and 11 boards.

·         The team upped its season average to 71.3 points per game and are shooting 72.8 percent from the charity stripe.

·         Stafford leads all scorers with a 15.4 point per game average. Raven Venegas continues to lead the Griffins from the floor with a 54.4 field goal percentage, to go along with her 10.9 season average.

·         Black (9.4 ppg) and Guffey (9.0 ppg) are averaging just under 10.0 points per game.


A Look At The Spalding Golden Eagles

·         The Golden Eagles earned its second straight win after a 64-50 win over Blackburn on Saturday.

·         The team picked up the 14-point win despite shooting 29.4 percent from the floor. Maleah Hirn led Spalding with a team-high 16 points.

·         On the season, the team is posting 66.9 points and shooting 37.7 percent from the floor. Defensively, they're holding teams to 60.7 points per contest.

·         Individually, Alex Martin paces the offense with a 17.3 point per game average, shooting 45.0 percent from the floor, and leads them on the glass at 6.9 rebounds per game.

·         Hirn upped her season average to 11.9 points and ranks second on the team with 2.5 assists per game.


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