James Madison at William & Mary
Sunday, Feb. 3 | 2:00 PM | Kaplan Arena at William and Mary Hall
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◊ Tickets: Tickets are $7 for adult general admission and $3 for youth. Please click here for specific information.
◊ Parking: Parking is available in the William & Mary Hall Lot, located on Compton Drive, between Brooks Street & Ukrop Way. Please click here for a map of campus.
◊ Where: Kaplan Arena at William & Mary Hall, Williamsburg, Va. (capacity: 8,600)
>> Local Radio: WHBG 1360 AM (Harrisonburg, Va.)
>> JMU Audiostream: MadiZONE on JMUSports.com (free; requires registration)
>> William & Mary Audio/Videostream: TribeAthletics.TV (subscription-based audio & video services; audio is free & requires registration, video is $10.95 for a one-month subscription)
1/17/13, JMU Convocation Center: JMU 82, William & Mary 52
WILLIAM & MARY SCOUTING REPORT
♦ The Tribe is riding a three-game win streak that has helped W&M improve to 3-5 in Colonial Athletic Association play and 5-14 overall.
♦ Redshirt senior guard Janine Aldridge is tops in the league and fourth in the nation in made 3-pointers as she averages 3.39 each game, accounting for half of William & Mary's 3-pointers this season (61-122). When playing CAA foes, Aldridge has a team-high average of 14.6 points per game. Overall, senior forward Emily Correal is leading the team with a scoring average of 15.3 and leading in rebounds with 8.1 per game.
♦ Junior forward Kaitlyn Mathieu has stepped up the rebounding game as of late, posting team-high boards over the Tribe's previous two outings. Mathieu reeled in 10 rebounds when William & Mary downed Old Dominion 73-69 on Jan. 27, and followed that performance with 11 rebounds in the Tribe's 63-61 win at UNCW on Jan. 31.
♦ William & Mary leads the CAA in steals per game (11.2), an effort led by Aldridge, who is averaging 2.9 thefts per game, and sophomore forward Jazmon Boone, who commits 1.5 steals per outing.
JMU FAST BREAK
♦ The Dukes are on a season-high six-game winning streak and have won 10 of their last 11 games. JMU is 7-1 in conference play, good for second place in the league standings.
♦ Sophomore forward Toia Giggetts tipped in a season-high 13 points and tied a game-high 10 rebounds on Jan. 31 at Towson to notch her second career double-double. The sophomore is second on the team with 5.2 boards per outing and is sinking 47.8 percent of the shots she puts up.
♦ JMU shot a season-high 53.6 percent (30-56) from the field on Jan. 31 at Towson, including going 63 percent (17-27) in the first half while holding the Tigers to just 31% shooting. This season, the Dukes are averaging 38.4 percent from the floor and 37.3 percent from beyond the arc, the eighth-best mark in the nation.
♦ Under head coach Kenny Brooks, the Dukes are 9-0 when playing on Super Bowl Sundays. Twice before have the Dukes played at William & Mary under Brooks on game day, and have won 72-59 (Feb. 4, 2007) and 69-53 (Feb. 3, 2008). Overall, JMU is 16-3 on Super Bowl Sunday and 4-1 against the Tribe, all played in Williamsburg.
♦ The last time Baltimore played in the Super Bowl on the same day JMU hit the courts (Jan. 28, 2001), the Dukes won 68-66 at William & Mary under Bud Childers. When San Francisco last played in the Super Bowl while the Dukes hit the hardwood (Jan. 29, 1995), the Dukes defeated American 72-53 in the JMU Convocation Center under Shelia Moorman's guidance. Both seasons JMU finished with 22+ wins on the year and appearances in the CAA championship game.