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SIUE Women's Basketball Set for Exhibition Friday

SIUE Women's Basketball
SIUE Women's Basketball

Exhibition Game Notes

SIUE Cougars (0-0, 0-0 OVC) vs. Missouri S&T Miners (0-0, 0-0 GLVC) - EXHIBITION
Fri., Nov. 1, 7 p.m. CT
Edwardsville, Ill.
First Community Arena at the Vadalabene Center

Live Stats: SIUEstats.com
Live Video: None
Live Radio: WSIE FM 88.7 (Brad Barnes)
 
ABOUT TODAY'S OPPONENT
• The Miners are coming off a 9-16 season during the 2018-19 campaign.
• Center Alex Kerr was named third team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference and was named to the All-Freshmen team.
• Senior Mykala Baylor led the team last season in blocks with 64.
 
OPENING TIP
• This is the eighth season for SIUE Head Coach Paula Buscher. She led the Cougars to a Women's Basketball Invitational appearance during the 2017-18 season, the second such NCAA Division I postseason tournament appearance for SIUE.
• Coach Buscher recorded her 300th career victory last season.
Christen King is the team's top returning scorer at 8.6 points per game.
• SIUE has several new faces for the 2019-20 season. Bria Stallworth is a transfer from Nebraska and is pursuing a graduate degree at SIUE. Kaitlin Lee and Madison Hackstadt have been on the sidelines as redshirts last season. SIUE freshmen are Mikayla Kinnard, Tori Handley and Ajulu Thatha.
• Four of SIUE's first six regular season games will be at First Community Arena at the Vadalabene Center beginning Tuesday against Quincy.