GAME 7 PREVIEW: Maryville

GAME 7 PREVIEW: Maryville

Game Notes

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's basketball team will take on Maryville in a pre-Thanksgiving matchup Tuesday night inside Juhan Gymnasium. 

Game #7 | Sewanee (4-2) vs. Maryville (0-1) | Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m.
Juhan Gymnasium, Sewanee, Tenn. 
All-Time Series: Maryville leads series, 41-15
Last win: Nov. 17, 2017 in Danville, Ky. (66-59)

NATIONAL ATTENTION: A few Tigers are in the Top 10 in the national rankings. 

Sue Kim, in six games is ranked second in the nation in assists with 30, five behind leader Amari Price of Piedmont. Her 5.0 assists per game is 58th in the nation.

The senior is leading the nation in minutes played with 202, and she is ranked eighth in steals with 17. 

Kinsley Logan, ranked second in minutes played with 196, is leading the nation in 3-pointers made (27) and attempted (53). She is ninth in triples per game (4.5). Ranked 18th in field goals made (29) and 39th in attempts (63), her 90 points are ranked 10th. 

As a team, Sewanee is leading the nation in total points (375) and rebounds (229).

MAKIN' IT RAIN: The team is second in all of D-III in 3-point made field goals (57) and attempted (164). The team's 9.5 triples per game is 19th-best in the nation. In the third quarter against Berea, 18 of Sewanee's 34 points came from beyond the arc, as the team finished 6-of-7 in the quarter.

A LOOK AT THE SCOTS: Maryville enters the 2018-19 season looking to replace six seniors who all contributed to the team's 17-10 record in 2017-18. 

So far in 2018-19, the Scots have played one game, falling to Emory & Henry (Va.) 61-49 in their season opener at home. 

The Scots will be looking to replace their five top scorers who all graduated a year ago. Libby Gardner, who scored 12 points against the Wasps, scored 6.3 points per game last season. 

On the glass, Kelley Wandell is the returning leader with 2.9 per game. Against E&H, the junior grabbed nine boards in 22 minutes off the bench. 

The Scots lead the series with the Tigers, 41-15, as they will meet for the 57th time. Sewanee snapped a four-game losing streak to Maryville in a neutral site game at Centre, 66-59. The last time the Tigers defeated the Scots at home was on Feb. 6, 2008, winning 61-56 inside Juhan Gymnasium. 

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