Women's Basketball Hosts Appalachian State Monday
Georgia Southern (4-16, 3-8) vs. Appalachian State (13-5, 7-3)
Date: Feb. 4, 2013 - 7 p.m.
Site: Hanner Fieldhouse (4,358 capacity) - Statesboro, Ga.
Audio: Live on GSEagles.com and 91.9 FM
Video: Live on GSEagles.com
Web sites: GSEagles.com, GoASU.com
Coaches: Chris Vozab (4-16, 1st season), Darcie Vincent (361-154, 17th season)
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■ Georgia Southern continues a three-game homestand by hosting Appalachian State Monday at 7 p.m. in Hanner Fieldhouse.
■ The Eagles play six of their final nine regular-season games in Hanner Fieldhouse, where they own a 2-4 record this season.
■ Georgia Southern is 2-2 in its last four but coming off a 73-61 home loss to Davidson Saturday. GSU sits in ninth place in the SoCon standings.
■ MiMi DuBose is leading the team in scoring at 15.0 points a game. The junior ranks eighth on the GSU career list in 3-pointers (124) and has scored 20 or more points in seven games.
■ DuBose has led the Eagles in scoring in 15 contests this season and passed the 500-point mark for her career with 21 in a win over Kent State Nov. 24.
■ Meredyth Frye has led the Eagles in scoring and rebounding in each of the last two seasons. The senior is 80 points away from the 1,000 mark for her career.
■ Anna Claire Knight is averaging 9.9 points and a team-high 5.9 rebounds a game. The sophomore has led the team in scoring four times.
■ Appalachian State has won six of its last eight and is coming off an 80-62 home win over Elon Saturday.
■ The Mountaineers are 5-5 on the road and 3-3 in road SoCon games.
■ Appalachian State enters the game in fifth place in the SoCon standings.
■ Anna Freeman leads the team in scoring and rebounding with 17.1 points and 8.6 rebounds a game.
■ Maryah Snydor averages 15.2 points and 6.4 boards, while Courtney Freeman averages 13.7 points and 5.8 rebounds.
■ Georgia Southern leads the all-time series 33-16 but has lost the last three as the Mountaineers swept the season series in 2011-12 and won the opener this season.
■ The Eagles are 13-8 against the Mountaineers in Hanner Fieldhouse and 0-1 against ASU under first-year coach Chris Vozab.
■ Courtney Freeman scored a game-high 24 points to reach the 1,000-point mark for her career and lead the Mountaineers to a 79-47 victory over Georgia Southern in the season's first meeting.
■ Danielle Spencer led the Eagles with nine points to go along with four rebounds, while Anna Claire Knight and MiMi DuBose each scored eight.
■ Freeman added nine rebounds and made 10-of-10 from the free-throw line, scoring 18 points in the second half. Maryah Sydnor posted 19 points and six rebounds, while Anna Freeman tallied 14 points, six boards and four assists. ASU made a living at the charity stripe, knocking down 22-of-23 in the game.
■ The Eagles were 1-of-21 from 3-point range in the game and committed 24 turnovers. Georgia Southern shot 42 percent in the second half but fell behind 29-14 at halftime after shooting 20.7 percent in the first frame.
■ Courtney Freeman scored 19 points in the last meeting in Hanner Fieldhouse to lead ASU to a 57-46 win.
■ MiMi DuBose scored 14 points for Georgia Southern, and Anna Claire Knight netted 10.
■ Four Eagles who have started multiple games this season have missed at least one game because of an injury. Three of those players saw games played streaks of 40 or more come to an end (Danielle Spencer, Meredyth Frye, Anna Claire Knight).
■ The Eagles are 44-26 in Hanner Fieldhouse in the last six seasons.
■ The Eagles' six-game road trip this season is their longest since a seven-game stretch in the 2010-11 campaign.
■ GSU played 10 of its first 12 games on the road. The Eagles played seven of their first 10 SoCon games on the road.
■ The Eagles have tallied double-digit steals in five games.
■ GSU has held five opponents under 35 percent field goal shooting.
■ MiMi DuBose (124) ranks ninth in all-time 3-pointers at Georgia Southern.
■ DuBose has scored 20 or more points in seven games this season.
■ Meredyth Frye played in her 100th career game vs. Western Carolina Jan. 7.
■ With 11 rebounds at College of Charleston Jan. 5, Frye surpassed 400 caroms for her career.
■ Frye has led the Eagles in scoring and rebounding in each of the last two campaigns, becoming the first Eagle since Tiffany Brown to lead the team in scoring in back-to-back seasons (2006-08).
■ Frye posted her third career double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds at College of Charleston Jan. 5.
■ DuBose played all 40 minutes at George Mason (12/29) to become the first Eagle to play 40-plus minutes since Jamie Navarro played 41 against Chattanooga Dec. 18, 2010.
■ Anna Claire Knight hit the game-winning shot as the buzzer sounded in the Eagles' 61-58 home win over Wofford Jan. 20. It's the second game-winning buzzer-beater of the sophomore's career (at Mercer, 11/17/11).
■ Knight has two double-doubles this season - 20 pts, 11 reb at Georgia State (11/23) and 17 pts, 10 reb at Elon (1/28).
■ The Eagles opened SoCon play at Davidson Dec. 1. It's the fourth straight season GSU has opened league play on the road. The Eagles' first three league games were on the road.
■ The Eagles' 13 steals at Georgia State were the most since posting 17 against Wofford Jan. 24, 2011.
■ GSU's 71 points against Kent State were the most the Eagles have scored against a Division I opponent since a 72-49 win over Jacksonville State Nov. 26, 2011.
■ The Eagles' 24-point margin of victory over the Golden Flashes was their most over a Division I opponent since topping Mercer 76-45 Dec. 11, 2009.
■ The Eagles' 63-56 victory at UNCG Jan. 26, snapped a 10-game SoCon road losing skid. It was GSU's first road SoCon win since a 35-34 victory at College of Charleston Jan. 18, 2012.
■ Since the 2010-11 season, Georgia Southern has five losses by one point and 11 losses by five points or less. The Eagles have suffered three losses by four points or less this season.
■ GSU finished the 2012-13 campaign with a 1-8 record in non-conference games.
- Category: Women's Basketball
- Published on Sunday, 03 February 2013 14:54