Beavers travel to U-Mary and Minot State in final regular season road weekend
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Beavers travel to U-Mary and Minot State in final regular season road weekend

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University women's basketball goes on the road for its final regular season road weekend at University of Mary and Minot State University, Feb. 13-14. Tip offs are set for 6 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively.

The Series

  • In the all-time series against U-Mary, the Beavers are 4-13 with their last win coming earlier this season in Bemidji by a score of 72-70. The series dates back to Nov. 30, 1984.
  • Bemidji State is 4-7 all-time against Minot State, which dates back to Dec. 9, 1988. Minot State defeated BSU earlier this season in Bemidji by a score of 81-58. 

Fast Break Bemidji State

  • The Beavers, now 6-17 overall, 3-15 in the NSIC, split its NSIC weekend at home taking a 62-51 victory over Southwest Minnesota State University but fell in a 70-69 battle to University of Sioux Falls Saturday.
  • Bemidji State’s win over Southwest Minnesota State last Friday snapped an eight-game losing streak that started Jan. 9 at University of Minnesota Duluth.
  • BSU tallied nine 3’s against Sioux Falls, which is only the second time this season it has made nine. Tatum Sheley and Allison McKee each posted three, while two were from Aimee Pelzer.
  • McKee totaled a career-high of 15 points and tied her career-high of nine rebounds against USF, Saturday.
  • BSU marked a season-high 56.3 percent (9-of-16) from beyond the arc against the Cougars.
  • Sierra Senske did work in the paint last weekend as she compiled back-to-back double-doubles for the Beavers, scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds in both games. It marks three double-doubles on the season for Senske. Her 11 rebounds in both games tie her career-high for the third time.
  • Senske not only leads the Beavers’ offense in scoring with a 15.1 scoring average but ranks 10th in the NSIC. Her field goal percentage (.504) ranks sixth in the league.
  • Sophomore Allison Cordes sits 15th among the NSIC leaders for assists as she averages 2.9 per game this season.
  • The Beavers enter the weekend shooting, .401 from the field and .302 beyond the arc, while producing a .729 foul line percentage.
  • BSU’s free throw shooting percentage (.729) and field goal percentage (.401) ranks it 10th in the league and has an assist/turnover ratio of 0.9 for 10th in the NSIC as well.

Scouting U-Mary

  • The Marauders bring to the weekend an 8-16 overall record, while posting a 6-12 mark in the NSIC.
  • U-Mary extended its losing streak last weekend as they dropped two games on the road to Minnesota State University-Mankato, 85-64, and to Concordia University, St. Paul, 78-74.
  • Brittney Dietz leads the squad scoring 16.3 points per game, shooting .403 from the floor and .305 from beyond the arc. Dietz also leads the team dishing out 3.3 assists per contest and steals with 2.2 per game.
  • Dietz ranks amongst the best in the league for scoring as she sits fifth currently. She is also third in steals (2.2) and 10th in assists (3.3).
  • The Marauders are currently shooting .409 from the floor and .337 from beyond the arc to rank eighth and seventh, respectively in the NSIC.
  • As a team, U-Mary is ranked first amongst the league in blocked shots with 5.5 per contest, which is led by Hannah Larson (1.8) and Sloan Turner (1.6). The Marauders are also fourth in steals (8.9) and seventh in assists (14.8).

Scouting Minot State

  • Minot State comes into the weekend with a 9-15 overall record and is 4-14 in conference play.
  • The Beavers extended a losing streak falling in both games last weekend to Concordia-St. Paul, 80-45, and to Minnesota State, 75-61.
  • Christina Boag paces the Beavers, scoring 11.4 points per contest as she shoots .493 from the floor and .182 from the arc. She also leads in rebounds (6.5), blocks (1.1) and steals (1.7).
  • Boag ranks amongst the NSIC leaders in steals for 12th, 12th in blocks and 15th in rebounding.
  • Boag (9th), Alex Haley (11th) and Diondra Denton (13th) all rank in the NSIC top-15 for field goal percentage.
  • The Beavers currently rank second in the league, shooting .445 from the field and ninth with their .316 shooting percentage from beyond the arc.
  • In the league, Minot State ranks sixth in rebounding margin (+2.0), ninth in assists (14.1), ninth in assist/turnover ratio (0.9) and 10th in steals (6.9).   

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