#XUWBB to Host St. Bonaventure Sunday at Cintas Center
Feb. 2, 2013
CINCINNATI - The Xavier women's basketball team will play the second of back-to-back home games this week on Sunday afternoon when it welcomes St. Bonaventure to Cincinnati. Tip-off between the Musketeers and Bonnies is set for 2 p.m. Prior to the game, there will be Sunday Fun Day festivities in the auxiliary gym including games, prizes, inflatable and basketball!
About the Musketeers
The Musketeers are led by senior Amber Gray who averages 10.5 ppg. while shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 76.8 percent from the line (8th A-10). Junior Shatyra Hawkes dishes out a team-best 3.6 apg. (9th A-10) and holds a 1.3 assist/turnover ratio (8th A-10) and senior Jessica Pachko grabs a team-best 6.6 rpg. (13th A-10) and shoots at a 50.9 clip. Junior Ashley Wanninger sinks 36.3 percent of her shots from behind the arc (8th A-10) and averages 2.1 3-point baskets per contest (6th A-10).
Scouting St. Bonaventure
St. Bonaventure (9-12, 2-4 A-10) has lost six of its last eight games including most recently a 64-57 decision at home against Charlotte on Wednesday. The Bonnies were led by Nyla Rueter with 15 points in the loss. SBU ranks fourth in the Atlantic 10 in scoring defense (55.1) and fifth in free throw percentage (.714) and defensive rebound percentage (.678).
The Bonnies are led by Doris Ortega with 12.1 ppg. (13th A-10) and a team-second-best 5.9 rpg. while shooting 74.2 percent from the line (13th A-10) and dishing out 2.2 apg. Alaina Walker leads the team in rebounds, grabbing 6.0 per contest, shoots at a team-high .457 clip and tallies 1.3 spg.
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