@Xavier_WBB Heads To The #DMV Area To Battle Georgetown

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Sophomore Briana Glover
 

Feb. 7, 2014

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GAMEDAY CENTRAL
Game #24 - Xavier (8-15, 3-8 BIG EAST) at Georgetown (7-16, 1-10 BIG EAST)

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2014
Game Notes:
Xavier Notes (PDF) | Georgetown Notes (PDF)
Time:
4:00 p.m. ET
City:
Washington, D.C.
Site:
McDonough Arena (2,400)
Live Stats:
GUHoyas.com
Live Video:
GUHoyas.com
Live Audio:
GoXavier.com
Talent:
Mike Schmaltz
Twitter:
@Xavier_WBB | @XavierGameday
Twitter Hashtags:
#LetsGoX
Current Streak:
L 5
Last 5:
0-5
Last 10:
3-7
Last 15:
4-11
Home Record:
1-6
vs. GU:
3rd Meeting; XU leads 2-0
Last Meeting:
Jan. 8, 2014; XU 86, GU 68
Up Next:
at Marquette - Feb. 15 (1 p.m.)

AT A GLANCE
The Musketeers will look to snap a five-game losing streak when they travel to the Nation’s Capital to face the Hoyas of Georgetown on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 8). The BIG EAST Conference matchup is set to tip at 4 p.m. ET.

UP NEXT
Following Saturday afternoon’s matchup at Georgetown, the Blue and White will have a few days off before hitting the road for two contests. XU will head to Milwaukee, Wis. to face Marquette  on Feb. 15 (2:00 p.m. ET).

COACHING MATCHUP
Head Coach: Brian Neal (Northern Kentucky ‘91)
Career Record:
179-46 (8th Season)
Record at Xavier:
8-15 (1st Season)

Head Coach: Jim Lewis (West Virginia ‘68)
Career Record:
264-311 (21st Season)
Record at GU:
7-16 (1st Season)

PLAY 4 KAY
The Musketeers will participate three Play 4 Kay games this season. Xavier’s games at Georgetown (Feb. 8) and at Providence (Feb. 22) as well as the Blue and White’s home contest vs. Creighton (Feb. 18) will be Play 4 Kay events.

The Play 4Kay initiative is an opportunity for a nation of coaches to raise breast cancer awareness and funds for research on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.

Since its inception in 2007, the Play 4Kay initiative has raised over $2.8 million to support women’s cancer research. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is the official charity of the initiative.

@XAVIER_WBB STARTING 5 QUICK HITS
#3 Shatyra Hawkes (G)

• Named to the 2013 Paradise Jam All-Tournament team
• Set a career-high in points (27) at Michigan (Nov. 13)
• 13th in the BIG EAST in points per game (14.0)
• Led the team in scoring 12 times this season
#13 Ashley Wanninger (G)

• Scored a career-high 26 points vs. Georgetown (Jan. 8)
• 25th in points per game (10.4) in BIG EAST play
• t-8th in the BIG EAST in 3-pointers made per game (1.8)
• Made at least one trifecta in 16 games this season
#35 Jenna Crittendon (G)

• Set a career-high in points (25) at Ohio (Nov. 10)
• Recorded her 3rd career double-double vs. Marquette (14 pts, 10 rebs)
• 28th in the BIG EAST in points per game (10.2)
• 1st on the team and 9th in the BIG EAST in rebs. per game (6.9)
#14 Briana Glover (F)

• Scored a layup with 23 seconds left to force overtime at U-M (Nov. 13)
• Averaging 26.5 minutes per contest
• Shooting .409 from the field
#23 Leah Schaefer (F)

• Finished with nine points and nine rebounds at Michigan (Nov. 13)
• Shooting .417 from the field
• 2nd on the team and 14th in the BIG EAST in rebs. per game (6.0)
• 11th in the BIG EAST in defensive rebs. per game (4.7)

3’S PLEASE!
Over the last eight seasons (275 games; since 2006-07 season), Xavier has made at least one three-pointer in 273 contests. XU’s streak of 39 straight games with a triple (dating back to the 2012-13 season), was snapped vs. UC on Dec. 21, 2013.

The Musketeers have made 1,333 triples since the 2006-07 season, good for an average of 4.85 three-point field goals made per game.

THE BIG 3
Shatyra Hawkes, Ashley Wanninger and Jenna Crittendon have combined to account for 57.1 percent (35.0 points per game) of Xavier’s scoring. The trio is also shooting .377 (261-of-693) from the floor and .338 (116-of-343) from long distance.

“THE GLOVE”
Sophomore ALIYAH ZANTT’s 53 steals lead the team and are the 2nd most of any player in the BIG EAST this season.

• 2nd in the BIG EAST in total steals with 53.
• 3rd the BIG EAST in steals per game (2.3).
• Thru games played on Feb. 2, she ranked 62nd in the nation (2.36 steals per game).
• Registered a career-high six steals at DePaul this season (Jan. 1).
• Has 35 steals in the last 12 games.
• Tallied multiple steals in 12 games this season.
• Has recorded three or more steals eight times this year.
• Has a steal in 39 of 52 career games, including 19 multi-steal performances.
• Reached 50 career steals in 41st career game (vs Indiana; Dec. 29).
• Currently has a steal in 22 of 23 games this season, including recording a theft in 15 straight contests.

SHAKE AND BAKE
Seniors Shatyra Hawkes and Ashley Wanninger give XU one of the top scoring tandems in the conference. The duo is averaging a combined 24.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game.

BIG EAST Top Scoring Tandems (as of Feb. 7)
Richrdson-Smith/Simmons (Seton Hall) – 33.8 ppg
Rule/Harris (Providence) – 32.0 ppg
Janning/Nelson (Creighton) – 31.1 ppg
Butler/White (Georgetown) – 30.5 ppg
Penny/Rogowski (DePaul) – 30.2 ppg
Plouffe/Young (Marquette) – 29.6 ppg
McClung/Stratman (Butler) – 27.8 ppg
Handford/Grant (St. John’s) – 27.3 ppg
Hawkes/Wanninger (Xavier) – 24.8 ppg

Kane/C. Coyer (Villanova) – 22.7 ppg

• The duo has reached double figures in same game 12 times this season with Xavier going 6-6 in those contests.

OHIO’S FINEST
Of the 13 Division I schools in the state of Ohio, the Musketeers (8-15) rank t-10th for the most victories in the state (thru games played on Feb. 6).

School                 Record
BGSU                19-3
Wright St.          17-6
Dayton              14-5
Ohio St.             14-12
Akron                13-8
Youngstown St.   10-11
Cleveland St.      10-11
Toledo               10-11
Cincinnati           9-13
Ohio                  8-13
Xavier                    8-15

Miami (OH)        7-14
Kent St.             4-17

AWAY FROM CINTAS CENTER
Xavier owns an 84-63 record away from Cintas Center since 2002-03, including 52-32 (.619) in conference road games.

Year        Away Record  Scoring Margin
2002-03       6-8       -1.2
2003-04       7-5       +1.4
2004-05       9-6       +4.3
2005-06       7-7       +1.9
2006-07       7-3       +8.4
2007-08       9-4       +5.4
2008-09       10-4     +4.0
2009-10       9-1       +11.9
2010-11       11-2     +11.0
2011-12       2-8       -9.8
2012-13       5-8       -3.0
2013-14       2-8       -19.2

GAMEDAY CENTRAL
Game #24 - Xavier (8-15, 3-8 BIG EAST) at Georgetown (7-16, 1-10 BIG EAST)

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2014

Time: 4:00 p.m. ET

City: Washington, D.C.

Site: McDonough Arena (2,400)

Live Stats: GUHoyas.com

Live Video: GUHoyas.com

Live Audio: GoXavier.com

Talent: Mike Schmaltz

Twitter: @Xavier_WBB | @XavierGameday

Twitter Hashtags: #LetsGoX

Current Streak: L 5

Last 5: 0-5

Last 10: 3-7

Last 15: 4-11

Home Record: 1-6

vs. GU: 3rd Meeting; XU leads 2-0

Last Meeting: Jan. 8, 2014; XU 86, GU 68

Up Next: at Marquette - Feb. 15 (1 p.m.)

 

AT A GLANCE

The Musketeers will look to snap a five-game losing streak when they travel to the Nation’s Capital to face the Hoyas of Georgetown on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 8). The BIG EAST Conference matchup is set to tip at 4 p.m. ET.

 

UP NEXT

Following Saturday afternoon’s matchup at Georgetown, the Blue and White will have a few days off before hitting the road for two contests. XU will head to Milwaukee, Wis. to face Marquette  on Feb. 15 (2:00 p.m. ET).

 

COACHING MATCHUP
Head Coach: Brian Neal (Northern Kentucky ‘91)

Career Record: 179-46 (8th Season)

Record at Xavier: 8-15 (1st Season)

 

Head Coach: Jim Lewis (West Virginia ‘68)

Career Record: 264-311 (21st Season)

Record at GU: 7-16 (1st Season)

 

PLAY 4 KAY

The Musketeers will participate three Play 4 Kay games this season. Xavier’s games at Georgetown (Feb. 8) and at Providence (Feb. 22) as well as the Blue and White’s home contest vs. Creighton (Feb. 18) will be Play 4 Kay events.

 

The Play 4Kay initiative is an opportunity for a nation of coaches to raise breast cancer awareness and funds for research on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.

 

Since its inception in 2007, the Play 4Kay initiative has raised over $2.8 million to support women’s cancer research. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is the official charity of the initiative.

 

@XAVIER_WBB STARTING 5 QUICK HITS

#3 Shatyra Hawkes (G)

• Named to the 2013 Paradise Jam All-Tournament team

• Set a career-high in points (27) at Michigan (Nov. 13)

• 13th in the BIG EAST in points per game (14.0)

• Led the team in scoring 12 times this season

#13 Ashley Wanninger (G)

• Scored a career-high 26 points vs. Georgetown (Jan. 8)

• 25th in points per game (10.4) in BIG EAST play

• t-8th in the BIG EAST in 3-pointers made per game (1.8)

• Made at least one trifecta in 16 games this season

#35 Jenna Crittendon (G)

• Set a career-high in points (25) at Ohio (Nov. 10)

• Recorded her 3rd career double-double vs. Marquette (14 pts, 10 rebs)

• 28th in the BIG EAST in points per game (10.2)

• 1st on the team and 9th in the BIG EAST in rebs. per game (6.9)

#14 Briana Glover (F)

• Scored a layup with 23 seconds left to force overtime at U-M (Nov. 13)

• Averaging 26.5 minutes per contest

• Shooting .409 from the field

#23 Leah Schaefer (F)

• Finished with nine points and nine rebounds at Michigan (Nov. 13)

• Shooting .417 from the field

• 2nd on the team and 14th in the BIG EAST in rebs. per game (6.0)

• 11th in the BIG EAST in defensive rebs. per game (4.7)

 

3’S PLEASE!

Over the last eight seasons (275 games; since 2006-07 season), Xavier has made at least one three-pointer in 273 contests. XU’s streak of 39 straight games with a triple (dating back to the 2012-13 season), was snapped vs. UC on Dec. 21, 2013.

 

The Musketeers have made 1,333 triples since the 2006-07 season, good for an average of 4.85 three-point field goals made per game.

 

THE BIG 3

Shatyra Hawkes, Ashley Wanninger and Jenna Crittendon have combined to account for 57.1 percent (35.0 points per game) of Xavier’s scoring. The trio is also shooting .377 (261-of-693) from the floor and .338 (116-of-343) from long distance.

 

“THE GLOVE”

Sophomore ALIYAH ZANTT’s 53 steals lead the team and are the 2nd most of any player in the BIG EAST this season.

• 2nd in the BIG EAST in total steals with 53.

• 3rd the BIG EAST in steals per game (2.3).

• Thru games played on Feb. 2, she ranked 62nd in the nation (2.36 steals per game).

• Registered a career-high six steals at DePaul this season (Jan. 1).

• Has 35 steals in the last 12 games.

• Tallied multiple steals in 12 games this season.

• Has recorded three or more steals eight times this year.

• Has a steal in 39 of 52 career games, including 19 multi-steal performances.

• Reached 50 career steals in 41st career game (vs Indiana; Dec. 29).

• Currently has a steal in 22 of 23 games this season, including recording a theft in 15 straight contests.

 

SHAKE AND BAKE

Seniors Shatyra Hawkes and Ashley Wanninger give XU one of the top scoring tandems in the conference. The duo is averaging a combined 24.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game.

 

BIG EAST Top Scoring Tandems (as of Feb. 7)

Richrdson-Smith/Simmons (Seton Hall) – 33.8 ppg

Rule/Harris (Providence) – 32.0 ppg

Janning/Nelson (Creighton) – 31.1 ppg

Butler/White (Georgetown) – 30.5 ppg

Penny/Rogowski (DePaul) – 30.2 ppg

Plouffe/Young (Marquette) – 29.6 ppg

McClung/Stratman (Butler) – 27.8 ppg

Handford/Grant (St. John’s) – 27.3 ppg

Hawkes/Wanninger (Xavier) – 24.8 ppg

Kane/C. Coyer (Villanova) – 22.7 ppg

 

• The duo has reached double figures in same game 12 times this season with Xavier going 6-6 in those contests.

 

OHIO’S FINEST

Of the 13 Division I schools in the state of Ohio, the Musketeers (8-15) rank t-10th for the most victories in the state (thru games played on Feb. 6).

 

School          Record

BGSU            19-3

Wright St.      17-6

Dayton          14-5

Ohio St.         14-12

Akron           13-8

Youngstown St.           10-11

Cleveland St.   10-11

Toledo           10-11

Cincinnati       9-13

Ohio             8-13

Xavier            8-15

Miami (OH)    7-14

Kent St.        4-17

 

AWAY FROM CINTAS CENTER

Xavier owns an 84-63 record away from Cintas Center since 2002-03, including 52-32 (.619) in conference road games.

 

Year        Away Record  Scoring Margin

2002-03       6-8       -1.2

2003-04       7-5       +1.4

2004-05       9-6       +4.3

2005-06       7-7       +1.9

2006-07       7-3       +8.4

2007-08       9-4       +5.4

2008-09       10-4     +4.0

2009-10       9-1       +11.9

2010-11       11-2     +11.0

2011-12       2-8       -9.8

2012-13       5-8       -3.0

2013-14       2-8       -19.2


 

 

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