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Davidson @ George Washington, February 18, 2021

Davidson:

Davidson is 2-6 away from home and is 7-10 overall this season. Their middling 64.4 points per game have earned them the 180 rank in the nation. On the defensive end of the floor, Davidson does fine, giving opposing teams 68.9 points per game. On the season Davidson has scored on 39.4% of their attempts from the field. From beyond the arc they make 121 shots per game at a 30.3% clip. They also shoot 68.6% from the foul line. In victory, Davidson puts up 4.0 more points than their opponents, but in losses they put up 8.6 fewer points.

Chloe Welch leads the scoring for Davidson with 16.2 points per game while shooting 45.1%. Suzi-Rose Deegan also chips in with 10.7 PPG on 42.9% shooting. Cassidy Gould supports Welch and Deegan, adding 8.9 PPG while shooting 42.9% from the field. Katie Turner affects the scoring in a different way, accumulating 3.3 assists per game. Though not a top-3 scorer, Sarah Konstans commands the paint, bringing down 6.0 boards per game. A nuisance for opposing offenses, Deegan’s 1.4 steals per game help Davidson win the ball back. Adelaide Fuller is a force to be reckoned with in the paint, blocking 0.5 shots per game.

George Washington:

At home George Washington has a record of 4-3, and is 5-12 in all competitions. Their offense has been subpar this season, putting in just 55.9 points per game. This ranks 298 in the NCAA. George Washington’s defense has had a great season so far, with opposing teams only scoring 59.1 points per game. On the season George Washington has scored on 37.6% of their attempts from the field. From beyond the arc they make 56 shots per game at a 24.1% clip. They also shoot 67.4% from the foul line. In victory, George Washington puts up 4.6 more points than their opponents, but in losses they put up 7.8 fewer points.

George Washington’s leading scorer is Ali Brigham, who pours in 12.3 points per game on 52.8% shooting. Jasmine Whitney contributes 8.5 PPG while shooting 33.1%. Giving the team 7.9 points and shooting at an 39.7% clip, Neila Luma complements Brigham and Whitney nicely as a third option. Whitney helps control the offense by adding 4.8 assists per game. Luma is also a great rebounder, grabbing 5.7 boards per game. A nuisance for opposing offenses, Whitney’s 3.0 steals per game help George Washington win the ball back. Brigham is a force to be reckoned with in the paint, blocking 1.2 shots per game.

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