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Courtesy: SWAC.org

Women's Basketball Weekly Release: December 14

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 12/14/2017
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UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Friday, December 15  

Southern vs. USF
Tampa, Fla., 11:00 a.m.
Mississippi Valley State vs. Nicholls
Itta Bena, Miss., 2:00 p.m.
Alcorn State vs. Oral Roberts
Wichita, Kan., 4:00 p.m.
Alabama State vs. Miami (FL)
Coral Gables, Fla., 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 16  
Alcorn State vs. Wichita State
Wichita, Kan.,  6:00 p.m.
Grambling State vs. Arkansas State
Jonesboro, Ark., 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 17  
Texas Southern vs. Paul Quinn
Houston, Texas, 2:00 p.m.
Alabama A&M vs. UAB
Birmingham, Ala.,  4:00 p.m.

Monday, December 18  
Southern vs. Toledo
West Palm Beach, Fla.,  2:30 p.m.
Mississippi Valley State vs. Murray State
Murray, Ky.,  6:00 p.m.
Prairie View vs.  Colorado State
Fort Collins, Colo.,  8:00 p.m.   

Tuesday, December 19  
Grambling State vs. North Carolina
Myrtle Beach, S.C., 2:00 p.m.
Jackson State vs. Memphis
Memphis, Tenn., 6:00 p.m.
Alabama State vs. UAB
Birmingham, Ala.   7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 20
Alcorn State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Lafayette, La., 11:00 a.m.

NEWS AND NOTES:

• Texas Southern guard Joyce Kennerson ranks second nationally in scoring at 25.7 points per game. She is the only player in the league -- and one of two players in the nation -- that is shooting better that 50 percent from the field and from three-point range.

• Alcorn State ends a two-week layoff and will play its first December contest in Wichita, Kan. against Oral Roberts as part of an invitational tournament played at Wichita State.

• Reigning SWAC Player of the Week Shakyla Hill swiped eight steals versus Alabama on Dec. 10. It is the fourth-most swipes in a game by any player in the nation. Hill currently ranks third in the nation with 4.86 steals per game.

• Alabama A&M and Alabama State will make local stops in the next few days as both teams have dates at UAB this week. The Lady Bulldogs play UAB on Sunday, Dec. 17, and Alabama State takes on the Blazers on Dec. 19.

• Jackson State’s +9.29 turnover margin ranks fourth-best in the nation.

• The SWAC has four teams (Grambling, Alcorn, Southern, Prairie View) that rank among the top 40 in team steals per game.

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