WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team travels to Northeast Ohio and Baldwin Wallace University on Saturday for a 3 p.m. contest at Urpsrung Gymnasium.
The Teams: Wilmington and Baldwin Wallace (BW). The Fightin' Quakers are 9-11 overall and 5-8 in OAC competition after falling 77-65 to Otterbein University at Hermann Court on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets are 18-2 on the season and 12-1 in conference competition after a 57-47 road win at Ohio Northern 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. Cheri Harrer is also in her 30th season at Baldwin Wallace's head coach. The Yellow Jackets have won over 600 games during her tenure and appeared in 14 NCAA Division III Tournaments.
The Players: McKayla Binkley is Wilmington's leading scorer (17.9 points per game) and rebounder (7.5 rebounds per game) while also dishing out 1.8 assists and stealing two passes per game. A trio of Quakers – Kennedy Lewis, Kelly Noll and Hannah Binkley – also score in double figures. Noll is second on the team in rebounding at 6.5 boards per game while Lewis combines with Zahrya Bailey to dish out 5.7 assists per game. Riley Schill and Hannah Fecht both score in double figures for BW while Lily Edwards grabs a team-high 5.5 boards per game.
Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 79.8, BW 71.6; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 75.3, BW 55.7; field goal percentage – Wilmington 41.7, BW 40.3; three-point percentage – Wilmington 31.7, BW 33.0; free throw percentage – Wilmington 70.2, BW 78.1; rebounds per game – Wilmington 42.0, BW 38.7; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.86, BW 0.92.
Tops in the OAC: McKayla Binkley leads the OAC in scoring at 17.9 points per game.
Top 25 Poll: Baldwin Wallace checks in at No. 12 in the most recent D3Hoops.com Top 25 Poll.
Recent History: Since joining NCAA Division III, Wilmington is 17-30 against Baldwin Wallace. The Yellow Jackets defeated the Quakers 85-61 on Jan. 18 earlier this season. More information on the series history can be found by visiting the link above.
Coverage: Live statistics, live video and live audio of the game will be available – visit the links above.
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Up Next: Wilmington travels to Muskingum University for a 7 p.m. game on Wednesday evening.