Conway, South Carolina – The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team will return to the HTC Center on the Coastal Carolina University campus this weekend to face Georgia Southern (January 5) and ULM (January 7) in the Sun Belt Conference. Tip-off is scheduled for Thursday at 6:00 PM ET vs. Georgia Southern, with CCU and ULM beginning Saturday at 2:00 PM ET.
The Chanticleers are 6-7 overall for the season and 1-1 in Sun Belt Conference play. Last week he opened SBC play with a 77-56 loss to JMU, beating Louisiana 68-57.
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 9-2 and 1-1 in the conference going into action this week, while the ULM are currently 5-8 overall and 1-1 against the Sun Belt.
With Chanticleers as head coach, the Coastal defeated the Raging Cajuns of Louisiana 68-57. Kevin Pederson his first Sunbelt Conference win.senior guard Diaja Richardson They scored a season-high 22 points to lead three chants in double-digit scoring as CCU led the win by wire-to-wire.Graduate Aja Brandt And a red shirt freshman Anaya Barney They scored 14 and 12 points respectively.
History of the Coast and Southern Georgia
The two teams met for the 13th time on Thursday and are tied 6-6 in the series so far. The last time the two teams met, the Eagles won 90-75 at home last February.
History of Coastal and Ulm
The two teams will meet for the sixth time on Saturday as Coastal leads the best series ever in ULM, 3-2. The last time the two teams met was in February 2020, when Chants won him 88-69.
About the coast
Chants averages 69.2 points per game while shooting 40.4% from the field and 31.3% from three-point range. On the defensive side, Coastal has allowed him 66.4 points per game and opponents have his 41.2% shooting percentage. The Chanticleers won the rebounding battle this season, going 479-465.
Brandt leads Chants in double figures with 16.0 points per game. Allin Freeman, Richardson, and Barney scored 10.1, 9.4, and 9.0 points respectively. Freeman leads the chant in both assists and takeaways with 4.2 assists and 2.1 steals per game. Scoring aside, Brandt led the team with 8.4 rebounds per game, while Freeman and Bernie each added 5.2 and he added 3.8.
About Georgia Southern
As a team, the Eagles are averaging 90.2 points per game and allowing 67.0 points per game. Georgia Southern outperformed their opponents 47.1% to 35.4% from the floor. That year, the Eagles outscored their opponents by 11 boards per game with 48.6 to 37.6 rebounds per game.
Terren Ward and Le’Andrea Gillis lead the team with 18.4 and 10.0 points per game respectively, while Taya Gibson and Diamond Stokes are scoring 9.7 and 8.8 points per game respectively. Ward leads the team with his 8.1 rebounds per game, with Stokes (5.8), Gibson (5.6) and Lydia Freeman (5.4) all getting his 5 or more per game.
The ULM Warhawks are averaging 65.5 points per game and allowing 66.8 points per game. ULM has beaten his opponents from the floor by 41.0% to 38.2%. In his 13 games this year, the Warhawks have outdone their opponents 531-521.
Katlyn Manuel and Kierra Brimzy each lead the team with 9.2 points per game, while Olivia Knight adds 8.0 points per game. Emma Meriweather is the Warhawks’ top rebounder, averaging 7.3 boards per game, while Manuel is grabbing 5.9 rebounds per game.
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