Women's Hoops Return Home for Matchup with Fordham
Feb. 11, 2011
CINCINNATI - The No. 7/6 Xavier women's basketball team is looking to remain perfect in Atlantic 10 action Saturday as it welcomes Fordham to Cintas Center. Tip off is set for 2 p.m. between the Musketeers and Rams.
About the Musketeers
Three Musketeers are averaging double-figures scoring, including redshirt senior Amber Harris who ranks third in the A-10 with 18.4 ppg. and second in the league with 10.0 rpg. Senior Ta’Shia Phillips also averages a double-double with 15.5 ppg. and 12.7 rpg. (1st A-10, 2nd NCAA) and junior Tyeasha Moss is scoring 10.2 ppg. Senior Special Jennings loves to pass the ball and her 5.2 apg. is tops in the conference. She takes good care of the rock too - her 2.3 assist/turnover ratio is best in the A-10 and 14th in the nation.
The Rams are led by Becky Peters, one of three that is averaging double figures scoring for Fordham, with 13.2 ppg. Peters is also the team’s steals leader with 1.8 thefts per contest and has made a team-best 49 three-point baskets. Also for the Rams, Caitlin Shadbolt puts up 11.0 ppg. while Tiffany Stokes adds 10.3 ppg. and grabs a team-high 7.6 boards per game as well.