CARROLLTON, Ga. – Following a Holiday hiatus, the UWG Wolves women’s basketball team is back in action this Saturday afternoon, taking on Point University in non-conference hoops action with a 2 p.m. tip-off at The Coliseum in the final game before 2018 arrives.
Winners of their last six games, the Wolves will put their 8-2 record against a non-conference opponent for the last time as they tune up before the grueling second half of the Gulf South Conference schedule. A win would be the longest win streak since 2007-2008.
West Georgia hasn’t played a game since December 18th, when they took down Delta State 55-54, to win their sixth straight game and improve to 4-0 in GSC play. Point is 9-3 on the season and last played on December 9th before their Holiday break.
Through ten games this season, West Georgia has a pair of double-digit scorers as Kayla Carter leads the team with 14.1 points per game and Aysha Harris adds 10.7 per contest. Senior post player De’Ashia Jones is just below double-figures, averaging 9.9 per game to go with her team-high 7.0 rebounds per game.
Harris is the GSC’s leader in steals, averaging 3.3 steals per game. The junior ranks 13th in the nation in that category.
Point is led by Catika Brown, who averages 10.2 points per game, while Candacne Rhodes adds 9.2 per game. Brown in the Skyhawks’ leader on the glass, pulling down 7.2 per game.
On the coaching front, Point is led by fifth-year head coach Tory Wooley. For the Wolves, Scott Groninger is closing in on his 100th win at West Georgia as he currently sits at 96 victories at UWG.
The Wolves and Skyhawks will tip-off at 2 p.m. for the final non-conference game of the season on Saturday afternoon from The Coliseum.