Eastern Kentucky University’s women’s basketball team welcomes the Patriots of George Mason University to McBrayer Arena on Sunday.
Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. The game will air live on ESPN+.
This will be the third of three Toy Drive Games at EKU. Fans can receive FREE admission with the donation of a new, unopened toy. One ticket per donation, limit one per person.
INSIDE THE SERIES
– The all-time series is tied 1-1.
– George Mason won last year’s meeting, 64-41.
– The first ever meeting between the two teams was in 1980.
– Eastern Kentucky won its first game of the season against Kentucky Christian, 90-35, on Wednesday.
– Abby Wright scored a season-high 22 points along with eight rebounds against Kentucky Christian.
– Teri Goodlett dropped a career-high 12 assists in the win against KCU.
– Shay Solomon posted a career-high six steals against the Knights.
– EKU ranks 5th in the conference in three-point field goal defense.
– The Colonels out rebounded the Knights 50-29.
SCOUTING THE OPPONENT
– George Mason defeated the University of Delaware, 72-46, on Thursday.
– The Patriots are led by Nicole Cardano-Hillary, who is averaging a team-high 19.8 points per game.
– Camarie Gatling had a team-high 17 points in the win against Delaware.
– Jacy Bolton is averaging a team-best 8.1 rebounds per game on the year.
– The Patriots are averaging 18.8 turnovers per game.
– GMU is scoring 68.1 points per game this season.
Eastern Kentucky returns to the court next Dec. 15 to take on West Virginia in Charleston, after a week off for finals. Tip is scheduled for 4 p.m.
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