HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Following consecutive convincing residence wins, the Marshall ladies’s basketball workforce (5-3) heads south to face the College of South Florida Bulls (8-3) Wednesday morning in Tampa.
Roshala Scott completed with a double-double in opposition to Wright State Friday (11 Rebounds, 10 Factors). This was the primary time a Herd ladies’s basketball participant recorded a double-double this season. The final to take action was Kennedi Colclough in opposition to WKU final season (13 Factors, 11 Rebounds).
Roshala Scott is second within the Solar Belt along with her 44.4% three-point taking pictures proportion, (56th nationally). Marshall is averaging 8.2 three pointers per sport. This additionally leads the Solar Belt, and is thirty eighth in NCAA Division I.
Mahogany Matthews led the Herd to a 72-47 win over Wright State with 18 factors and eight rebounds. Matthews was an environment friendly 9-14 from the sphere. The 18 factors and 9 subject objectives made have been each career-highs. Defensively, Matthews leads the Solar Belt along with her 1.50 blocks per sport common (seventieth nationally).
After one other stable defensive efficiency, the Herd ranks seventeenth within the nation in scoring protection. The 52.9 PPG common that Marshall is holding opponents to is finest within the Solar Belt. Opponents are solely taking pictures 34.5% in opposition to the Herd this season, which is twenty third finest within the nation, (2nd within the Solar Belt-Georgia Southern-33.7%).
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ABOUT THE BULLS
South Florida enters Wednesday morning’s sport with an 8-3 file, already having performed 4 ranked opponents. In its final sport, USF fell to the eighth-ranked workforce within the nation, NC State, 65-57. This got here after beforehand defeating #18 Texas, 70-65. It has been practically a month because the Bulls have performed on their residence court docket on the Yuengling Middle (Nov. 22).
South Florida boasts a powerful 10.7 rebounding margin, which is first within the AAC, and twentieth nationally. Main the workforce in rebounds is Dulcy Fankam Mendjiadeu with 11.5 per sport. Fankam Mendjiadeu leads the American Athletic Convention in blocks (15), Blocks Per Sport (1.36), Subject Aim Share (56.9), Rebounds (133), and Double-Doubles (7).
Sammie Pulsis is a second USF participant with excessive nationwide status. The Ohio native leads the convention in Factors (184), Three-Pointers (34), and Three-Level Makes an attempt (90).
Marshall and South Florida haven’t met in ladies’s basketball because the twentieth century. The 2 sides first met in 1987, when Judy Southard’s workforce defeated the Bulls en reroute to a 24-5 season. USF would win the opposite earlier matchup in 1996.
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