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PREVIEW: Cougars, Lady Govs Battle Saturday

Alexis Chappelle
Alexis Chappelle

Complete Game Notes

 

GAME #26

Clarksville, Tenn.

Dunn Center

 

Sat., Feb. 15, 5:15 p.m. CT

SIUE (7-18, 3-9 OVC) vs. Austin Peay (9-16, 6-6 OVC)

 

RADIO: WSIE FM 88.7 (Adam Young/Joe Pott)

LIVE STATS: www.SIUECougars.com

LIVE AUDIO: www.siuecougarnetwork.com

LIVE VIDEO: www.OVCDigitalNetwork.com

 

THE SERIES

The series is now tied between the Lady Govs and the Cougars after Austin Peay garnered a 77-67 victory Jan. 20th at the Vadalabene Center. SIUE is 1-1 all-time at the Dunn Center, winning last season 54-49.


LAST TIME OUT

Micah Jones recorded her second double-double of the season for SIUE women's basketball, but the Cougars dropped a 69-60 decision at the Vadalabene Center to Southeast Missouri.

 

OVC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Jones swept the Player and Freshman of the Week awards in the OVC. It is the first OVC Player of the Week award of the season for the Cougars and the third time this season Jones has been tapped as the Freshman of the Week. Jones averaged a double-double for the week with 16.5 points and 11.0 rebounds per game against UT Martin and Southeast Missouri. She also led the Cougars for the week in assists (7), steals (5), and blocked shots (3).

 

SCOUTING AUSTIN PEAY

Austin Peay lost its last two games on the road at Tennessee State and Belmont. Tiasha Gray leads the team with a 14.6 average. Kristen Steinback is the lone player to have started all 25 games for the Lady Govs.

 

DOUBLE DIP

Ashley Capotosto has recorded double digits in each of her last three games, including 12 points against Southeast Missouri.

 
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