SAINT JOSEPH'S HAWKS (6-15, 2-6 A-10)
DAVIDSON WILDCATS (13-8, 7-1 A-10)
February 6, 2019 • 7:00 p.m.
Hagan Arena • Philadelphia, Pa.
PROBABLE HAWK STARTERS
G - Alyssa Monaghan (Sr.) – 13.9 ppg, 3.6 apg
G - Kristalyn Baisden (Sr.) - 7.1 ppg, 1.5 rpg
G - Katie Jekot (R-Fr.) – 7.3 ppg, 3.1 rpg
G - Nailah Delinois (Jr.) - 2.4 ppg, 2.9 rpg
F - Whisper Fisher (Sr.) – 4.0 ppg, 4.3 rpg
Series vs. VCU: SJU leads 9-7
First Meeting: 11/9/06, VCU, 60-59
Last Meeting: 1/5/19, VCU, 59-40
Coach Griffin vs. VCU: 9-7
ABOUT THE HAWKS
• Saint Joseph's caps its two-game homestand this Wednesday as the Hawks host Davidson at 7 p.m.
• Wednesday marks just the sixth meeting between the Hawks and Wildcats.
• Saint Joseph’s holds a 5-0 lead in the all-time series and are 2-0 at home versus Davidson.
• Saint Joseph’s is looking to snap a three-game losing skid after losses to Richmond, Dayton and VCU.
• The Hawks are coming off a 65-47 loss to the Rams on Sunday.
• Redshirt freshman Katie Jekot led SJU in scoring for the second-straight game with a team-high 15 points versus VCU.
• Over the past two games, Jekot is averaging 19.5 points per game.
• Senior guard Alyssa Monaghan returned to the lineup Sunday versus VCU after missing the previous game with a stomach illness. Monaghan finished with 11 points and tied for the team-lead in assists (four) against the Rams.
• Shooting 39.3 percent from behind the arc (44-112), Monaghan enters Wednesday as the Atlantic 10 leader in three point percentage.
• Saint Joseph’s three-point shooting has excelled in A-10 play as it currently ranks second at 35.6 percent, but rank 11th for the full season at 29.6 percent.
The Hawks travel to George Washington on Sunday for a rematch of the 2018 A-10 Championship title game with the Colonials. Tip is set for noon at the Smith Center.
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