SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Lake Superior State women's basketball hits the road this week to face a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponents.
Lake Superior State (6-12, 1-10 GLIAC) faces Northwood (8-11, 5-6 GLIAC) on Thursday at 6 p.m., followed by Saginaw Valley State (3-15, 3-8 GLIAC) on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Last Time on the Court
The Lakers' most recent action was on Saturday in a 62-46 road loss at Ferris State. Redshirt freshman guard Sadie DeWildt and junior forward Lexie Khon led the Lakers in points with nine. Junior guard Jenna Gregory led the team with 12 rebounds and DeWildt had a team-high five assists.
By the Numbers
Leading the Lakers in points is junior forward Lexie Khon with an average of 13.3 points per game on 44.8 percent shooting. Sadie DeWildt and Claire Radtke have the next-highest point totals with 7.9 and 7.8 per game, respectively. Khon also has the highest rebound average with 5.4 per game.
As a team, Lake State scores 58.8 points per game while their opponents score 70.7. The Lakers capitalize on 36.6 percent of their shots from the field, including a 31.3 mark on three-point shots. Opponents score on 44.8 percent of their attempts and have a success rate of 35.0 percent from behind the three-point arc. Lake Superior State makes 73.9 percent of free throw opportunities.
The Timberwolves' most recent action was in a 65-50 victory against Saginaw Valley on Saturday.
Northwood is averaging 62.6 points per game, while allowing 64.7. They are led in points by Ellie Taylor, with 12.9 points per game on 39.8 percent shooting. Grace German leads the team with 8.6 rebounds per game.
Scouting Saginaw Valley State
Saginaw Valley hosts Ferris State on Thursday prior to facing the Lakers on Saturday.
The Cardinals are on a five-game losing streak with the most recent defeat coming against Northwood by a 65-50 final.
Saginaw Valley is averaging 58.4 points per game and allow an average of 71.6. Their points leader is Abby Duffy, notching an average of 14.5 points per game on 42.8 percent shooting. Duffy also has the team-high in rebounds with 12.1 per game.
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