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Women's Basketball vs. Eureka Preview

Photo credit: Tony LaRocca
Photo credit: Tony LaRocca

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University women's basketball team returns home on Saturday when they'll take on Eureka. Tip-off at 1 p.m.

Eureka (8-4; 4-1 SLIAC) at Fontbonne (4-8; 3-2 SLIAC)

When: January 11th, 2020

Location: DSAC

Time: 1 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

Last Meeting: Eureka def. Fontbonne 76-65 (2/9/19)

A Look At The Griffins

  • The Griffins will be looking to halt its three-game slide after falling to Spalding on Wednesday, 80-49.
  • The team shot 34.6 percent from the floor and were led by Rylee Stafford's game-high 20 points.
  • On the season, the Griffins are putting up 62.6 points on a 38.6 field goal percentage. Stafford leads the offense with a team-high 13.8 season average. In five conference games, she's been dominant with a 20.6 point per game average, to go along with her 47.1 field goal percentage and 41.9 3-point percentage.
  • Raven Venegas continues to lead Fontbonne from the floor with a 48.8 field goal percentage and a 11.2 point per game average.
  • Kourtney White averages 7.6 points but does lead the Griffins in both rebounds per game (5.0), assists per game (2.6), and steals per game (2.0)

 

A Look At The Eureka Red Devils

  • The Red Devils picked up its second straight win after coming away with a 78-55 victory over Iowa Wesleyan.
  • The team connected on 45.5 percent of its shots and were paced by Ja'Keesha Hawkins team-high 17 points.
  • On the year, the Red Devils are posting up a SLIAC best 79.3 points per game. They also rank first in rebounds per game (45.6) and steals per game (13.4).
  • Individually, Olivia Falls averages a double-double thus far with 15.1 points and 10.6 rebounds per game.
  • Ashley Harfst also gets it done on both ends of the floor averaging 13.8 points and a team-high 12.1 rebounds per game.
  • Hawkins (11.0 ppg) and Whitney Bozarth (10.2 ppg) are both averaging just over 10.0 points per game.

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