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Two Big Match-ups for No. 10 SMWC Women's Basketball

Two Big Match-ups for No. 10 SMWC Women's Basketball
SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. -- The Pomeroys women's basketball team will begin new year play this Thursday traveling to Illinois Institute of Technology at 5:00 p.m. SMWC will conclude the week Saturday at home against Cincinnati-Christian University at 2:00 p.m.

Opponent | Illinois Institute of Technology
Affiliation | NCAA Division III/USCAA
Date | 01-04/2018
Time | 5:00 p.m. CST
Location | Chicago, Ill. - Keating Sports Center
Internet Coverage | Live Video & Stats

Scouting the Scarlet Hawks
The Scarlet Hawks are winless this season and possess a 0-10 record under Head Coach Usha Gilmore. Illinois Tech suffers offensively only scoring on average 43.4 PPG. On the year, IIT has shot 28.4% from the field and 21.8% from beyond the arc. Defensively, IIT gives up an average of 79.7 PPG. Shannon O'Donnell leads the team with an average of 13.0 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 2.2 AST/G, and 1.5 STL/G.

Opponent | Cincinnati-Christian University
Affiliation | NAIA
Mascot | Eagles
Date | 01/06/2018
Time | 2:00 p.m. EST
Location | Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. - Hamilton Arena
Internet Coverage | Live Video & Stats

Scouting the Eagles
Cincinnati-Christian sits 1-10 on the year with their only win coming against Asbury University (77-76). Markell Cox is in his first season as head coach as well as the entire women's basketball coaching staff. Offensively, the Eagles average 65.9 PPG, a 35.8% shooting percentage, and have turned the ball over 223 times. Defensively, CCU has given up on average 76.8 PPG and forced 88 steals. Baylee Wallace leads the team with an average of 14.3 PPG, 6.1 RPG, and 1.1 STL/G.

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