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Women's Basketball Hosts Heidelberg on Saturday

Women's Basketball Hosts Heidelberg on Saturday





WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball returns to Hermann Court on Saturday for a 3 p.m. Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) game on Saturday.

The Teams: Wilmington and Heidelberg. The Quakers enter the game with a 9-9 overall record and 5-6 OAC mark after falling 85-76 at Ohio Northern University on Wednesday. The Student Princes are 6-12 overall and 2-9 in conference competition after a 90-55 loss to No. 14 Baldwin Wallace University on Wednesday.

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. Morgan Harrigan, a 2009 Heidelberg graduate, enters her seventh season as her alma mater's head coach.

The Players: McKayla Binkley leads Wilmington in scoring at 18.1 points per game and rebounding at 7.4 boards per contest. Kennedy Lewis, who combines with Zahrya Bailey to dish out nearly six assists per game, scores over a dozen points per game while Hannah Binkley and Nelly Noll both score 10 points per contest. Maddi Crawford averages a double-double per game for Heidelberg, scoring 13.9 points and grabbing 10.7 rebounds per game. Brooke Beamer is the Berg's leading scorer at 14.1 points per contest.

Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 81.3, Heidelberg 64.8; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 75.4, Heidelberg 68.7; field goal percentage – Wilmington 42.1, Heidelberg 40.6; three-point percentage – Wilmington 31.9 Heidelberg 31.6; free throw percentage – Wilmington 71.5, Heidelberg 68.5; rebounds per game – Wilmington 41.9, Heidelberg 38.6; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.88, Heidelberg 0.80.

Tops in the OAC: McKayla Binkley leads the OAC in scoring at 18.1 points per game.

Scoring Offense: The Quakers are eighth in NCAA Division III in scoring offense at 81.6 points per game.

Recent History: Wilmington is 38-6 against Heidelberg since the 1991 season. The Quakers blew out the Student Princes 99-65 in Tiffin on Dec. 7, 2019. 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.

Social Media: Wilmington athletics is represented on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics), Twitter (@DubCQuakers) and Instagram (@DubCQuakers). Follow all the happenings of Wilmington College on social media by using the hashtag "#WeAreDubC".

Up Next: Wilmington hosts Otterbein University for a 7 p.m. game at Hermann Court on Wednesday.