The Memorial Sea-Hawks (4-2) will be facing the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds (4-2) in an away double header. The tip off will be at 6pm on Saturday followed by an 11am start for the Sunday game (AST).
The Sea-Hawks improved to 4-2 after securing double-digit wins against the StFX X-Women (70-57 & 87-66). The Sea-Hawks displayed their offensive aptitudes while putting on a strong and convincing defensive performance.
The UNB Varsity Reds achieved mixed results from their double header against the Saint Mary's Huskies with a comfortable 58-42 win but then dropping the second game in a close contest that finished with a score of 61-56.
By the Numbers
74.5 - The Sea-Hawks are the second highest scoring team in the league with 74.5 PPG. The Sea-Hawks will look to impose their strong offensive rhythm to achieve a positive result in what is predicted to be a close and tight game.
38.5 - The UNB Varsity Reds have been shooting 38.5% from the field. The Sea-Hawks will turn to their strong defense to lower that number.
4 - Each game is worth 4 points and wins will be paramount for the two tied teams in their race to the coveted playoff spots.
Players to Watch
Sydney Stewart (Memorial) - The Sea-Hawks guard is averaging 17.8 PPG and is second ranked in the league and conference.
Rosie Stanoev (Memorial) - The Sea-Hawks forward had a strong offensive game in the 87-66 win against the StFX X-Women with 23 points and 6 rebounds. She tied the Sea-Hawks single game 3-point shooting record, going 7 for 9 in her last game.
Laura Kaye (Varsity Reds) - The Varsity Reds guard is averaging 14.3 PPG while shooting 42.1% from the field. She contributed 21 points in the Varsity Reds' loss against the Saint Mary's Husky on the last week's game.