MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - The Saint Joseph’s women's basketball team is back in action on Friday as it heads to Central Michigan for a 7 p.m. tip with the Chippewas at McGuirk Arena.
Friday’s matchup will be streamed on ESPN3, with free audio available on sjuhawks.com courtesy of SJSN.
GAME STORIES . . .
• The Hawks and Chippewas are meeting for just the fourth time, with SJU holding a 2-1 edge in the all-time series.
• Saint Joseph’s won the most recent contest, 76-66, over Central Michigan in the title game of the Hawk Classic on December 29, 2015.
• Saint Joseph’s is currently 2-1 on the road this season and outscoring opponents 64.3-59.3 on average over those three contests.
• The Hawks are coming off a 62-54 loss to Villanova on Saturday.
• Junior guard/forward Chelsea Woods has posted two straight double-doubles, including a 17-point, 12-rebound performance versus the Wildcats.
• The Hawks currently ranks ninth nationally in turnovers per game (12.0) and have averaged turned the ball over on average just 9.0 times over the past two contests.
Series History Saint Joseph’s vs. Central Michigan
All-Time Series: SJU leads 2-1
Last Meeting: 12/29/15, SJU, 76-66
Last SJU Win: 12/29/15, 76-66
Last CMU Win: 12/20/12, 98-84
Current SJU Streak: W-1