The Northwestern State Lady Demons (9-9, 2-5 Southland) will look to halt a four-game losing streak when they defeat the Houston Baptist Huskies (9-9, 7-0 Southland ) receive. The contest will air at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Northwestern State lost to McNeese 77-60 in the team’s final action on Saturday. Monette Bolden’s team best of 19 points wasn’t enough in the defeat.
Julija Vujakovic posted a team-best score of 8 points in Houston Baptist’s final game against SE Louisiana on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough for a 52-30 loss.
Northwestern State Team Stats
Northwestern State has averaged 62.4 points per game this season while Houston Baptist allows 57.9 per contest. The Lady Demons are 7-0 if they score over 58 points.
The Lady Demons take 73.4 percent of their free throws as a team, the third-best mark in the Southland. Candice Parramore is hitting 5.6 free throws per game to lead Northwestern State while knocking down 91 percent of her attempts at the line.
Houston Baptist Team Stats
The Huskies’ 60.6 points per game average is 6.2 fewer than Northwestern State gives up per contest. Houston Baptist’s record is 7-0 when he hits the 67-point mark for the year.
The Huskies are hitting their opponents from long range this season, knocking down 5.1 three-pointers per game while giving up four made three-pointers to their opponents. If Houston Baptist shoots his average from deep this season, the Huskies are 5-1.
Players to watch from the Northwest of the state
Parramore leads Northwest State with an average of 13.4 points per game. Lady Demons’ lead rebounder is Jordan Todd, who averages 7.6 boards per game and scores an additional 7.0 points. Bolden is the team’s top passer with 3.1 assists and 12.8 points per game.
JaMiya Braxton is progressing on Northwestern State’s three-pointers, hitting 1.4 three-pointers per game while hitting 30 percent of her shots from beyond the arc.
Player stats reflect 16 out of 16 games this season.
Houston Baptist players to watch
Timia Jefferson is the Houston Baptist’s top scorer, averaging 13.9 points and 1.8 steals per game. Kennedy Wilson is the team’s top passer with 2.5 assists and 8.3 points per game. The Huskies’ lead rebounder is N’Denasija Collins, who takes down 7.2 boards per game in addition to an average of 11.3 points.
Vujakovic is the Houston Baptist’s best bet from across the arc. She leads the team in threes per game, hitting 1.4 threes per fight with a 29 percent shot percentage from deep.
Player stats reflect 15 out of 15 games this season.
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