Shawnee State women’s basketball host their final home game of the season on Thursday night when they welcome #9 Campbellsville for a key Mid-South Conference matchup.
The Bears are 25-2 on the season, and are 10-1 in the Mid-South Conference. Shawnee State got a road blow out on Saturday, defeating Life 117-61 to keep pace with Lindsey Wilson in the conference standings.
Campbellsville are 23-4, and sit 8-3 in the Mid-South, two games behind Shawnee State for second place. The Tigers defeated #23 Pikeville 70-58 on Saturday.
Jonessa Moore continues to have a stellar senior campaign. The center from Cincinnati is averaging 19.6 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Moore has won three Mid-South Conference Player of the Week awards this season and is in the running for MSC Player of the Year.
Brandie Snow is now SSU’s second leading scorer, averaging 13.2 points per game. Snow had 25 points against Life on Saturday. Madison Ridout is averaging 13.1 points per game, and Bailey Cummins is the fourth Bear averaging double figures, at 11.2 points per game.
Emily Fox is leading Campbellsville with 14.8 points per game.
Shawnee State took the lead in the all-time series earlier this season and are now 13-12 against Campbellsville, including a 9-5 record in Mid-South play. The Bears were victorious in this year’s first matchup, winning on the road 83-75.
The Bears climbed one spot to #5 in Tuesday’s NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll, their highest ranking of the season so far. Campbellsville fell one spot to #9. Conference leaders Lindsey Wilson climbed two spots to #2 in the country.
The Bears and Tigers will tip off at 6:00pm tomorrow evening. You can catch the game on Shawnee SportsNet, found at the following link: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/shawneest/.
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