Preview: WNIT @DuqWBB Visits Drexel
March 15, 2017

GAME DAY INFORMATION
Game 34 Duquesne (18-15) at Drexel (21-10)
Date | Time Friday, March 17, 2017 | 5:00 PM
Location Daskalakis Athletic Center (2,509) Philadelphia, Pa.
Address 3301 Market Street - Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
Live Statistics StatBroadcast
Stream DragonsTV
Game Notes Duquesne Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader | Drexel Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader
Social Media @DuqWBB
Tickets Drexel Tickets

  TEAM STAT COMPARISON
DUQ DREX
PPG 65.4 65.9
FGM-FGA 765-1989 (.385 ) 717-1730 (.414)
3PM-3PA 209-653 (.320) 281-761 (.369)
FTM-FTA 420-574 (.732) 327-432 (.757)
RPG 39.9 31.5
APG 14.4 14.6
Streak L1 L1
Last 10 6-4 6-4

ABOUT THE 2017 WNIT
First-round action tips off Wednesday, March 15 and concludes Friday, March 17. Second-round games will run March 18-21. Round three goes March 22-24, quarterfinals are March 25-27 and the semifinals will be played March 29-30. The championship game will be played Saturday, April 1 and will be televised live and in HD on CBS Sports Network at 3 p.m. ET. All games are hosted by participating schools.

DUQUESNE'S WNIT HIGHS
Most points scored - 80, at Kansas 03/19/11
Fewest points scored - 39, at West Virginia 03/26/15
Most points allowed - 79, at Northwestern 03/18/10
79 at Illinois State 03/24/11
Fewest Points allowed - 47, Richmond 03/24/15
Largest margin of victory - 18, at Youngstown State 03/18/15
Smallest margin of victory - 1, Richmond 03/24/15
Largest margin of loss - 16, at Michigan 03/24/14
Small margin of loss - 1, Butler 03/19/09
Most combined points - 151, at Northwestern 03/18/10
Fewest combines points - 95, Richmond 03/24/15

CLOSE CALLS
Three of Duquesne's 13 WNIT games have been decided by five points or less.

March 19, 2009 - Butler's Candace Jones' layup with 2.2 seconds remaining lifted the Bulldogs over Duquesne 59-58 in the opening round of the WNIT.

March 21, 2013 - Wumi Agunbiade and Vanessa Abel's foul shots in the final 27 seconds held off a late Akron run and lifted the Dukes to a 71-66 win in the opening round of the WNIT.

March 24, 2015 - With the Dukes down 47-46 with 25.2 seconds remaining, Deva'Nyar Workman made a pair of free throws. After the teams exchanged possessions, Richmond had the ball and had to go the length of the court with 5.8 seconds remaining. UR's Micaela Parson took the ball coast-to-coast, but Duquesne's Amadea Szamosi took a charge 0:00.7 left to preserve the 48-47 victory in the second round of the WNIT.

DID YOU KNOW
Duquesne had the longest current consecutive WNIT appearance streak. The Dukes were in the WNIT seven straight years from 2009-2015.

SCOUTING DREXEL
Closed the regular season with a 20-9, 11-7 record under 13-year head coach Denise Dillon ... coming off a 76-68 loss in the Colonial Athletic Association semifinals Friday night ... 12-2 at home this season ... led in scoring by seniors Sarah Curran (15.5 ppg) and Jessica Pellechio (11.5 ppg).

2016-17 DREXEL LEADERS
Points: Sarah Curran (15.5)
Rebounds: Bailey Greenberg (4.4)
Assists: Meghan Creighton (3.6)
Steals: Kelsi Lidge (2.3)
Blocks: Tereza Kracikova (0.4)
3-Pointers: Jessica Pellechio (7.9)

2016-17 DREXEL TEAM STATS
Points/Margin: 65.9/+9.5
Rebounds/Margin: 31.5/-3.7
Assists/Margin: 14.6/+3.1
Steals/Margin: 8.9/+2.9

DUQUESNE AND DREXEL ALL-TIME
This is the first meeting between the Dukes and Dragons.

PHILADELPHIA FEVER
The Dukes are 41-91 against the six Philadelphia schools and 14-40 in games played in Philadelphia.

Drexel: 0-0
La Salle: 18-18
Penn: 3-0
Saint Joseph's: 8-42
Temple: 12-31
Villanova: 0-0

UP NEXT
The winner of this contest will play the winner of Friday night's Villanova and Princeton game. Site to be determined.

 

 

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