WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team rounds out the first half of Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) play on Wednesday evening when Muskingum University comes to Hermann Court for a 7 p.m. contest.
The Teams: Wilmington and Muskingum. The Fightin' Quakers enter the game with an 8-7 overall record and a 4-4 OAC mark after an 85-61 loss to No. 12 Baldwin Wallace University on Saturday. The Fighting Muskies are 3-10 on the season and 1-7 in conference competition after a 93-78 loss at Heidelberg University on Saturday.
The Coaches: Jerry Scheve is in his 30th season as head coach of the Wilmington women's basketball program. Scheve, who guided the Quakers to the NCAA Division III National Championship in 2004, has amassed over 500 career victories. Erin Eaton is in her first season as Muskingum's head coach. She previously served as an assistant coach at Catholic University.
The Players: McKayla Binkley is Wilmington's leading scorer (17.3 points per game) and rebounder (7.1 rebounds per game) while also dishing out 1.7 assists and stealing over two passes per game. Sister Hannah Binkley and Kennedy Lewis score 11.7 points per game while Kelly Noll is second on the squad in rebounding at 6.8 boards per 40 minutes. A trio of Muskies – Olivia Lang, Emily Yeager and Sam Filiaggi – score in double figures. Filiaggi is the team's leading rebounder at 5.5 boards per contest.
Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 81.5, Muskingum 64.8; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 75.0, Muskingum 75.8; field goal percentage – Wilmington 42.9, Muskingum 38.2; three-point percentage – Wilmington 32.5, Muskingum 33.5; free throw percentage – Wilmington 71.8, Muskingum 63.3; rebounds per game – Wilmington 40.7, Muskingum 36.4; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.84, Muskingum 0.52.
Tops in the OAC: McKayla Binkley leads the OAC in scoring at 17.3 points per game.
Scoring Offense: The Quakers are ninth in NCAA Division III in scoring offense at 81.5 points per game.
Recent History: Since the 1994 season, Wilmington is 38-5 against Muskingum and has won the previous 10 meetings. More information on the series history can be found by visiting the link above.
Coverage: Live statistics and live video of the game will be available – visit the links above.
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Up Next: Wilmington opens the second half of conference play at the University of Mount Union on Saturday.