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Women's Basketball Takes on Bowdoin in National Championship Game Tomorrow

Women's Basketball Takes on Bowdoin in National Championship Game Tomorrow

(SALEM, Va.) - The No.1-ranked Thomas More women's basketball team will take on No. 3-ranked Bowdoin in the NCAA National Championship Game tomorrow, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. The Saints remained undefeated and are now 32-0 and the only undefeated team in Division III. 

  • The Saints head into the National Championship Game coming off a 69-56 win over No. 9-ranked Scranton in the National Semi-Finals. 
  • The Saints out-scored Scranton 24-16 in the paint, 19-15 off turnovers, 10-4 on second-chance points and 13-7 on fast breaks.
  • Madison Temple finished the game with 20 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and two steals.
  • Emily Schultz added 17 points and four rebounds.
  • Senior forward Shelby Rupp tallied 11 points, pulled down seven rebounds and blocked two shots while recording three steals.
  • Kaela Saner scored 10 points and pulled down four rebounds.
  • This will be the first time in program history the two teams have met. 

BOWDOIN

  • The Polar Bears come into the National Championship Game 31-1 on the season, recently defeating St. Thomas (Minn.), 71-60.
  • Bowdoin is averaging 84.4 points per game, shooting .479 from the field, and averaging 43.4 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game. 
  • Abby Kelly leads the team with 15.0 points per game. 
  • Samantha Roy holds the team high with 4.3 assists per game, along with 3.6 rebounds per game. 
  • Maddie Hasson leads the team with 6.2 rebounds per game. 

  • Live stats for tonight's game can be found here
  • Live video broadcast for tonight's game can be found here
  • Live audio for the game can be found here.

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  • Today's game marks the finale of the season. The Saints head into the off-season to prepare for 2019-20.