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Women’s Basketball Takes on Wayne State and Ashland in Home Action

abbey ostman

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Lake Superior State women's basketball continues Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play with two games at home this week in Bud Cooper Gymnasium.

Lake Superior State (6-14, 1-12 GLIAC) faces Wayne State University (11-10, 6-7 GLIAC) on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., followed by No. 11 Ashland University (19-2, 11-2 GLIAC) on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Last Time on the Court

The Lakers battled against Saginaw Valley State on Saturday, losing by a 66-52 final.

Sophomore guard Jenna Gregory notched a double-double for Lake State, with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Junior forward Lexie Khon had the team-lead in points with 16 and was a rebound shy of a double-double, tallying nine. Junior guard Claire Radtke led the Lakers in assists with five.

By the Numbers

Lake State is averaging 57.8 points per game, compared to 70.5 points per game allowed. The Lakers have a 36.6 shooting percent from the field, including 31.2 percent from three-point range, while their opponents are shooting 44.8 percent from the field and 35.7 from behind the three-point arc. The Lakers currently average 6.3 made three-pointers, 11.7 assists and 5.9 steals per game. Junior forward Lexie Khon is leading the Laker offense with 13.3 points per game, while leading the team in rebounds with 5.4 per game.

Scouting Wayne State

Wayne State enters Thursday's game against the Lakers coming off a 79-59 win against Davenport on Saturday. Following Thursday's matchup against Lake State, Wayne State visits Ferris State on Saturday.

The Warriors are scoring 63.7 points per game, while allowing 65.2 points per game. They are shooting 36.7 percent on the season, including 32.6 percent on three-point shots, while their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent overall and 31.8 percent from behind the arc.

The Warriors are led in scoring by Ja'Nae Williams, who is averaging 11.6 points per game.

Scouting Ashland

No. 11 Ashland heads into Saturday's game following a matchup on Thursday when the Eagles visit Ferris State. In the Eagles' most recent action, they fell to Grand Valley State 73-71 on Saturday.

The Eagles are scoring 91.4 points per game, while allowing 63.2 points per game. They are shooting 50.6 percent from the field, including 39.7 percent on three-point shots, and their opponents make 39.2 percent of their field goal attempts, including 34.0 percent of three-pointers.

The Eagles are led in scoring by Jodi Johnson with 19.2 points per game.


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