SIUE Cougars (2-6, 0-0 OVC) vs. Missouri-St. Louis Tritons (4-3, 0-0 GLVC)
NOTE: UMSL has a contest Saturday - record does not reflect that game
Sun., Dec. 10, 2 p.m. CT
Donshel Beck took over as the team's leading scorer after an 18-point effort in SIUE's 60-59 win over SIU Carbondale. She added a season-high 20 points against Western Illinois.
Gwen Adams became the second player this season to score 20 or more points in a game with 21 at Missouri. She recorded a career-high eight field goals.
SIUE is No. 2 in the Ohio Valley Conference in three-point field goal percentage at 36.7 percent, trailing just Southeast Missouri (40.9)
HITTING YOUR FREE THROWS
Adams is No. 2 in the nation in free throw percentage at 96.4 percent after hitting all three of her free throws against Missouri. She is 27 of 28 from the line this season and has a career free throw percentage of 84.5 percent.
GETTING TO THE LINE
Beck leads the Ohio Valley Conference in free throws made (34) and free throw attempts (51). She is ranked 48th nationally in free throw attempts and 72nd nationally in free throws made.
Lauren White was named to the All-Tournament team at the Air Force Classic. The Cougar junior shot 60 percent from three-point range (3-5) and averaged 13.0 points per game against Utah Valley and Vanderbilt. White also had a team-leading five steals in the tournament.
DISHING IT OUT
Nakiah Bell leads the OVC in assist-to-turnover ratio at 2.5. She has recorded 27 assists to 11 turnovers.
Freshman Maddy Greeling shot 6 of 7 from three-point range this past weekend at the Air Force Classic. She set a career high in scoring with nine points against Utah Valley and Vanderbilt.
SIUE has been outrebounded in five of eight games this season. SIUE outrebounded SIU Carbondale and Vanderbilt by 10.
ON THE BOARDS
Sydney Bauman tied her career high in rebounds with 10 against the Salukis. She pulled down 10 rebounds last season against Southeast Missouri (2/2/4/16).
Bell has now hit four or more three-pointers in a game twice with six against South Dakota and four against Western Illinois. She leads the team with 19 three-pointers and is fourth in the OVC with 2.4 three-pointers per game.
600 OR MORE CLUB
SIUE has three current players among the top 50 in scoring all-time and each are playing in their third season of competition at SIUE. Adams is 33rd with 737 points. Beck is 39th with 643 points. Jones is 40th with 628 points.
SIUE completed the first of two tournament this season. The Cougars were the runner up at the Air Force Classic. SIUE also travels to DeLand, Florida, for the Stetson Tournament Dec. 19-20.
SIUE women's basketball was picked to finish fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference after advancing to the conference tournament semifinals for the second straight year.