Date: Wednesday, Jan. 28
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bob Lanier Court at the Reilly Center
St. Bonaventure: 11-9 (1-6 A-10) | Duquesne: 12-8 (4-3 A-10)
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The Starting Five
1. St. Bonaventure continues to look to end its six-game losing streak as they welcome longtime foe Duquesne Dukes to the Reilly Center on Wednesday, Jan. 28. This will be the 51st meeting between the two programs.
2. In last year's meeting, St. Bonaventure found itself down by 14 at halftime, but rallied back from as many as 22 points in the second half to stun the Dukes. Katie Healy had 26 points, while Hannah Little had 15.
3. Junior forward Katie Healy leads the Bonnies this season in minutes per game (29.1), points per game (13.8), assists (50), blocks (23) and is second in steals with 24.
4. Sophomore Imani Outlaw notched her second game of the scoring 10 or more points on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Philadelphia against the Saint Joseph's Hawks. Outlaw is averaging 16.8 minutes, 3.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per game.
5. The Bonnies are holding opposing teams to 35.9% from the field this season, which is third best in the Atlantic 10 conference and 31st in the nation.
Scouting The Dukes
• The Duquesne Dukes will come into St. Bonaventure winning three of their last four games, their most recent game being a win at Davidson.
• Duquesne began the season on a three-game losing streak. The 0-3 record was highlighted by a loss to #23 Syracuse. The Dukes responded with a five-game winning streak. They will take a 12-8 record into the RC.
• The Dukes are 4-3 in conference play, and all three losses have come on the road.
• Duquesne has three players averaging in double-figure scoring totals. Among the trio is April Robinson, whose 15.2 points per game is seventh best in the Atlantic 10. Deva'Nyar Workman (11.4) and Amandea Szamosi (10.6) rank 20th and 24th in the conference in scoring respectively.
• These three players contribute to Duquesne's 74.4 points per game, serving as the second-best scoring offense in the A-10.
• Szamosi's double-figure points average is due largely in part to her .529 shot percentage, which is the second best in the conference.
• While Robinson leads the Dukes in scoring, she also assists 5.1 field goals per game.
• Through conference play, Robinson has 36 assists and just 12 turnovers, which is good for a, A-10 conference game best 3.0 assist/turnover ratio. She has also made a conference-best 21 three pointers in conference play.
• In conference games, the Dukes have blocked 32 shots for a conference-best average of 4.6 per game. The blocks come by committee, but Jose-Ann Johnson account for 2.0 of the blocks per game so far in conference play.
• Duquesne has been dominant cleaning up the offensive boards in A-10 play. The Dukes have a conference-best 18.9 offensive boards per game. Szamosi and Workman snag 4.3 and 3.4 offensive rebounds per game respectively.
Last Time They Met: St. Bonaventure 63, Duquesne 62
The Bonnies rallied back from as many as 22 points down in the second half to stun Duquesne in a thriller at the Reilly Center, 63-62 on Saturday. Katie Healy posted a game-high 26 points and Hannah Little added 15 points as SBU shot 61.5% in the second half. The Bonnies would take the lead for the first time since the 17:42 mark of the first half with just 1:11 remaining in the game off a Healy put back to cap off St. Bonaventure's comeback.
On Wednesday, Jan. 28 prior to the tip of the game against Duquesne, St. Bonaventure athletics and women's basketball will celebrate the recent milestone set by the junior forward from Lancaster, N.Y., Katie Healy as she eclipsed the 1,000 career point mark on Monday, Dec. 22 at Georgetown. Healy sank two free throws to become the 20th member of the Bonnies' 1,000-point club and the ninth member to record 1,000 points and 500 rebounds in a career. The forward has a team-high 276 points and is second on the team in total rebounds with 125. Last season, Healy scored 579 points, a 330-point jump from her 249 points during her freshman season. Healy has registered double-digit performances 14 different times and three double-doubles this year.
@BonniesWBB Host Duquesne On Wednesday
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 28