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Women's Basketball Hosts Pikeville Tonight at 6 PM

Women's Basketball Hosts Pikeville Tonight at 6 PM

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The No.2-ranked Thomas More women's basketball team starts off 2019 hosting the University of Pikeville tonight at 6 p.m. The Saints come into the game undefeated at 18-0, while the Bears come in 11-4 overall. 

  • The Saints are coming off an 81-51 win over Centre on Dec. 30. 
  • Madison Temple led all scorers with 28 points, while dishing out four assists and pulling down five rebounds.
  • Shelby Rupp had 16 points, a team-high eight rebounds and had one steal.
  • Briana McNutt finished the game with 11 points.
  • Emily Schultz pulled down seven rebounds and had six points.
  • Temple was honored prior to tip-off for setting the Thomas More women's basketball career scoring record on December 28.

PIKEVILLE

  • The Bears come into the game today 11-4 overall on the season and coming off a 74-68 win over Milligan. 
  • Pikeville is averaging 71.2 points per game with a .434 shooting percentage. 
  • The Bears are led by Mary Englert who is averaging 13.6 points per game and 2.5 assists per game.
  • Emily Baker holds the team high with 5.8 rebounds per game. 
  • The Bears defeated No.15-ranked Talladega, 65-64, in early December. 

  • Live stats for the games can be found here
  • Live video broadcast for the games can be found here.

  • Follow along all season long with the team on Twitter (@TMWBasketball), Instagram (@tmwbasketball)
  • Follow all of the Saints' sports on social media on Twitter and Instagram (@tmusaints) and Facebook (Thomas More Saints)

  • Thomas More remains at home this week, hosting Lindsey Wilson on Jan. 3 for a 7 p.m. tip-off.