#ASunWBB Five Conference Matchups on Tonight's Schedule

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Conference play continues on Wednesday night with five games scheduled. Northern Kentucky and North Florida play on ESPN3 at 5 PM

In other conference matchups, Stetson travels to Kennesaw State looking to keep its record as the best in the league. Lipscomb and Jacksonville square off in Jacksonville. FGCU carries a 19 game conference win streak to Mercer. ETSU and USC Upstate play a conference-opener in Spartanburg, S.C.

Northern Kentucky (3-7; 0-1) at North Florida (5-7; 1-0) - ESPN3 - 5 PM
• UNF's Jadhken Kerr has 232 career three-pointers. She needs three vs. NKU to crack the top-five in the A-Sun record books
• Northern Kentucky's leads the conference in three-point defense at .260
• In the Ospreys last game against Lipscomb four players scored double digits
• Five of the last six games for Northern Kentucky has been decided by ten points or less. They are 2-3 in those last five games.
• In North Florida's last five games they have held its opponents to an average of 54 points per game. UNF is 3-2 in those games.
• NKU's Kayla Thacker leads the A-Sun in minutes played with 37.4 per game

Stetson (8-4; 1-0) at Kennesaw State (4-9; 0-1) - ASun.TV - 2:30 PM
• Stetson's Victoria McGowan is No. 1 in three-point shooting percentage and No. 14 in the nation at .481
• Kennesaw State's Sametria Gideon has the most career double-doubles in the conference with 24 total
• The Hatters have the second most conference wins over the last three years with 26
• The Owls average 11.7 fouls per game; the seventh least in the country
• Stetson leads the A-Sun in free-throw percentage at .756
• KSU's Gideon has 908 career rebounds and ranks No. 14 in the A-Sun record books

Lipscomb (1-10; 0-1) at Jacksonville (5-7; 1-0) - ASun.TV - 5:00 PM
• Jacksonville's Jade Cargill ranks second in the A-Sun with 8.8 rebounds per game
• Lipscomb's Hannah Phillips averages 2.5 three-pointers per game; last year she averaged .571
• JU is the only A-Sun team with four players in the top-20 for rebounding in the conference
• The Bisons make the second most three-pointers per game at 7.4
• The Dolphins are ranked second in the conference in scoring at 65.8 PPG
• LU's Alex Banks scored a career high 24 points vs. North Florida

FGCU (8-5; 1-0) at Mercer (6-6; 0-1) - ASun.TV - 5 PM
• Mercer sophomore Precious Bridges is third in the league in scoring averaging 16.3 PPG
• FGCU is 36-3 in conference play in the last three years and have won 19 straight A-Sun games
• The Bears Teanna Robinson leads the league in blocks per game with 1.8
• The Eagles Sarah Hansen leads the A-Sun in scoring with 17.5 PPG and scored a career-high 30 vs. LSU
• Mercer's Sharnea Boykin averages 5.6 assists per game at second in the league
• During the Eagles 19 game conference win streak FGCU is outscoring its opponents, 74.5 to 52.4

ETSU (2-5) at USC Upstate (4-7) - ASun.TV - 5 PM
• The Spartans have won their last three contest against ETSU in Spartanburg.
• ETSU's Destiny Mitchell has 631 career rebounds which ranks 44th in the A-Sun record books
• USC Upstate's Tee'Ara Copney ranks 29th in the A-Sun record books with 1,380 total points
•The Buccaneers lead the league in rebounding (43.4) and blocked shots (4.3)
• Upstate holds its opponents to 36.5 percent shooting from the field which is the best in the conference
•The Bucs Tosha Austin ranks No. 19 in the A-Sun record books with 111

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