Women's Hoops Set for Top-10 Matchup at Stanford
Dec. 27, 2010
PALO ALTO, Calif. - The No. 4/4 Xavier women's basketball team is on the road again and will be facing its second consecutive top-10 road opponent Tuesday in No. 9/8 Stanford. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m. ET at SU's Maples Pavilion in a rematch of the 2010 NCAA Tournament Sacramento Regional Finals.
About the Musketeers
Senior Ta'Shia Phillips leads the league with 12.6 rpg. and has a conference-second best .565 field goal percentage. Senior Amber Harris' 20.2 ppg. ranks second in the A-10 as does her 10.5 rpg. and she leads the league in blocks (2.6). Senior Special Jennings is tops in the league in assists, averaging 4.9 per contest, and junior Tyeasha Moss comes in third in conference standings with a 1.9 assist-to-turnover ratio.
Scouting No. 9/8 Stanford
The Cardinal has four players that average double-figures scoring with Nnemkadi Ogwumike leading the team with 16.8 ppg. as well as grabbing a team-best 8.6 rpg. Jeanette Pohlen is the only Cardinal that has started all nine games for Stanford and she tallies 15.2 points per contest while also dishing out four assists per game. Kayla Pedersen (11.9 ppg.) and Chiney Ogwumike (11.1 ppg.) are the other two that average double-digit scoring numbers.