IU-Northwest on Tap for No. 10 Women's Basketball

IU-Northwest on Tap for No. 10 Women's Basketball

SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. -- The SMWC women's basketball team will face off against Indiana University-Northwest on Wednesday, January 10th, at 7:00 p.m EST. This is the Pomeroys only contest of the week as they have the weekend opponent free.

Opponent | Indiana University-Northwest
Affiliation | NAIA
Date | 01-10-18
Time | 7:00 p.m. ET
Location | Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.  | Hamilton Arena
Internet Coverage | Live Video & Stats

Scouting the Red Hawks
The Red Hawks are 7-12 (.368) on the season and have lost five games in-a-row. Head Coach Ryan Shelton is in his 11th season leading the IU-Northwest women's basketball team. Last season, they posted their program's best record at 25-7 which earned them a bid to play in the NAIA Tournament. The Red Hawks returned four seniors, four juniors, six sophomores and added four freshmen to their 2017-18 roster. Offensively, the team has averaged 66.8 PPG and have shot the ball 39.8% from the field. They are led by junior #32 Choe Salman who averages 15.0 PPG, 4.1 RPG, and 2.0 assists per game. Salman holds a 43.1 FG% and 41.5 FG% from three-point land. On the glass, #33 Alexis Blake averages 8.1 RPG per game. Defensively, #21 Gina Rubino has tallied 24 steals on the season while the team gives up on average 71.2 PPG.

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