JMU Women's Basketball
Game 22 - Feb. 7
Play 4Kay Pink Out
*See below for more details*
|Friday, Feb. 7 | 7 PM
JMU Convocation Center
|Game Notes||Live Stats
MadiZONE HD SportsNet Audio/Video
Where: JMU Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, Va. (capacity: 7,156)
Tickets: General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for seniors and youth. Purchase tickets here.
Parking: General parking is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see the game day parking map for more details.
> Local Radio: WHBG 1360 AM (Harrisonburg, Va.)
> JMU Audio/Video: MadiZONE HD SportsNet, presented by the JMU Alumni Association, on JMUSports.com (free)
THE SPECIFICS - Play 4Kay Pink Out
• JMU women's basketball hosts its annual Play 4Kay Pink Out as fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game in support of the fight against breast cancer and the search for a cure. Survivors of breast cancer will be recognized at the game.
• nTelos Wireless will be handing out "Pink Out" T-shirts to the first 300 fans, located at D Door.
• Also at D Door will be a Kay Yow Cancer Fund Raffle featuring:
> Massanutten Weekend Getaway ($850 value)
> Autographed JMU women's basketball from the team
> JMU men's basketball tickets
> 2014 JMU football home opener tickets
> Autographed football by JMU football head coach Everitt Withers
Jan. 13, 2013 – Harrisonburg, Va. (Convocation Center) – JMU 68, Northeastern 65
NORTHEASTERN SCOUTING REPORT
• Northeastern enters Friday’s game having lost six of their last seven games en route to an 8-13 overall record and 2-6 in the CAA. Their only two conference wins have both come against UNCW (64-50, 56-44), who holds a 3-19 overall record. The Huskies were picked to finish third in the CAA Preseason poll.
• Junior guard A’lece Mark leads the team in scoring with 17.8 points per game while senior center Jewel Tunstull posts a second-leading 13.7 points per game with 52.9-percent shooting from the floor. She leads the team and the league in rebounds with 9.1 per outing.
• In conference play, sophomore forward Samantha DeFreese has hit her stride with averages of 13.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per conference game.
Junior guard Amencie Mercier leads the Huskies with 4.4 assists per game and 1.9 steals per game.
• Sophomore guards Kazzidy Stewart and Tiffany Montagne lead the 3-point shooting with a 38.4-percent and 36.8-percent success rate from behind the arc.
• The Huskies lead the league with 7.2 made 3-pointers per game, averaging out to just over 21 points per game. They are also second in the league at the free-throw line, making 74.8 percent of their attempts.
JMU FAST BREAK
• JMU returns home after a trip to William & Mary on Tuesday, Feb. 4., where the Dukes notched a 72-48 win over the Tribe, extending their win streak to seven games to move to 7-0 in CAA action and 17-4 on the season.
• Junior forward Toia Giggetts (Norfolk, Va./Lake Taylor) blocked a career-high five shots in Tuesday’s win at William & Mary to lead the Dukes to 12 blocked shots on the night, tying a season high and marking the sixth time this season that JMU has posted double-digit blocks. The Dukes rank 11th in the nation and first in the CAA in blocked shots per game (6.0).
• Redshirt-sophomore guard Jazmon Gwathmey (Bealeton, Va./Liberty H.S.) and senior guard Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) tied for game-high scoring at William & Mary with 16 points.
• For the seventh time this season, five Dukes scored in double figures as Gwathmey and Burkholder were joined by sophomore guard Precious Hall (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) with 13 points, Giggetts with 12 points and freshman forward Da'Lishia Griffin (Chesapeake, Va./Western Branch) with 10 points.
• Griffin tallied her first career double-double performance on Tuesday as she added 10 rebounds to her 10 points. She has now scored in double digits in two of the last three games (10 pts, 7 rebs at UNCW).
• JMU leads the CAA in three-point defense and three-point percentage, allowing just 26.6 percent of opponents’ 3-point shots to fall while sinking 35.2 percent of its own attempts.