Women's Basketball Hosts SIUE In Makeup Game - Eastern Illinois University Athletics

Jap Illinois (10-10, 5-4 OVC) vs. SIUE (September 11, 5-4 OVC)

Jan. 31 at 6 pm

Charleston, Unwell. (First Mid Courtroom at Lantz Area)

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Panthers Play First Of Two vs. Cougars

Jap Illinois girls’s basketball will play their third COVID make-up recreation in as many Mondays as they host the SIUE Cougars in a recreation initially scheduled for January 13.  The Panthers have gained 4 out of their final 5 contests and are presently 10-10 total and 5-4 in Ohio Valley Convention play on the season.  SIUE presently sits at September 11 total and 5-4 in OVC motion.  Tipoff is ready for six pm.

Final Recreation

The Panthers gained their third time beyond regulation recreation of the season 78-70 vs. Tennessee State.  Lariah Washington completed with 20 factors on 8-of-14 capturing and 11 rebounds, for her first double-double of the season and fourth of her profession.  She additionally grew to become the twenty seventh participant in class historical past to attain 1,000 profession factors.  Abby Wahl scored 12 factors and grabbed seven rebounds.  Morgan Litwiller scored 11 factors and recorded seven rebounds and 4 assists.  Kira Arthofer had 10 factors, six assists, and 4 steals.  Miah Monahan scored a career-high 11 factors.

Participant to Watch

Junior Ahead Morgan Litwiller is presently averaging 7.7 factors per recreation and has had a number of explosive offensive performances this season, posting her first profession double-double vs. Evansville, hitting 5 three-pointers and scoring 18 factors vs. Morehead State, and connecting on a college record-tying seven three-pointers and scoring 28 at UT Martin.  She has been the offensive x-factor for this workforce, because the Panthers are 4-0 this season in video games the place she scores in double figures.

Scouting SIUE

SIUE is led by first-year head coach Samantha Quigley Smith.  The Cougars presently sit at September 11 total and 5-4 in OVC Play on the season.  The Cougars gained each video games final week, 79-72 vs. Tennessee State and 69-61 at SEMO.  The Cougars are led in scoring by Redshirt Senior Guard Gabby Nikitinaite.  The George Mason switch is averaging 13.1 factors per recreation and 5.3 rebounds per recreation.  Junior Guard Mikayla Kinnard averages 11.6 factors per recreation, and Graduate Guard Allie Troeckler is averaging 10.1 factors per recreation and a team-high 5.4 rebounds per recreation.

Collection Historical past

Monday will mark the thirty eighth all-time assembly between the Panthers and the Cougars.  EIU leads the all-time sequence 24-13.  Within the two conferences a season in the past, the Panthers defeated the Cougars 73-58 in Charleston on December 18, 2020 earlier than profitable in Edwardsville 77-65 on January 11, 2021.

Up Subsequent

The Panthers and Cougars will face off once more in Edwardsville on Thursday, February 3.  Tipoff is scheduled for five:30 pm CT.

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