Women's Basketball


Denver Set to Face Western Illinois

Jan. 23, 2018


(12-9) (3-3)


Western illinois

(14-6) (4-2)

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 | 6 p.m. MT
Western Hall (Macomb, Ill.)

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About Denver
• Denver is 12-9 this season and 3-3 in the Summit League.
• The Pioneers are averaging 69.5 points per game this season.
• DU is holding its opponents to 66.2 points per contest this year.
• The Crimson and Gold are shooting 38.9 percent (518-for-1333) from
the field.
• Denver is currently holding its opponents to 40.2 percent (495-for-
1230) from field-goal range.
• In a 90-60 loss at Oral Roberts on Saturday, Carie Weinman led the team with 12 points.
• Against the Golden Eagles, Samantha Romanowski added 10 points.
Jordyn Alt put up eight points and eight rebounds against ORU.
• DU chalked up 40 reounds in the Mabee Center.
• The Crimson and Gold rank 17th in the NCAA for 3-point field goals made with 175.
• DU ranks 17th in the NCAA in total rebounds with 848.
• Alt averages 7.7 boards per contest, leading the Summit League.
• The Pioneers shot 66.7 percent (4-for-6) from 3-point range during the
fourth quarter against Oral Roberts.
• As a team, DU is grabbing an average of 40.4 rebounds.
• On the season, the Crimson and Gold are forcing an average of 16.4
• Denver is averaging 14.4 assists per game.
• Weinman ranks second in the Summit with a 3-point percentage of
• DU is averaging 7.6 steals per game.
• Alt currently ranks 86th in the NCAA for total rebounds with 161.
Claire Gritt is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 10.0 points per game. The
Arlington Heights, Ill. native sits 16th in the Summit League.
• Against Omaha, Madison Nelson went for 18 points.
• Besides Nelson, four other Pioneers scored in double figures vs UNO,
Gritt (15), Briana Johnson (14), Abi Curtin (12) and Alt (10).
• Johnson is shooting 38.4 percent (25-for-66) from the behind the arc.
• Nelson ranks seventh in the Summit League with an average of 6.2 rebounds
per game.
• From the free-throw line, Denver is shooting 69.5 percent (248-for-357).

About Western Illinois
• The Leathernecks are 14-6 this year and 4-2 in the Summit.
• WIU is averaging 80.2 points per game this season.
• Western Illinois has allowed an average of 65.2 points per game.
• The Leathernecks are shooting 35.2 percent (204-for-579) from deep.
• WIU is shooting 42.8 percent (549-for-1282) from the field.
• Western Illinois’ opponents are shooting 39.2 percent (503-for-1282) from
field-goal range.
• As a team, the Leathernecks have snagged 38.0 rebounds per performance.
• Emily Clemens is the squad’s leading scorer with 16.8 points per game.
• WIU’s leading rebounder is Taylor Higginbotham, who has collected 7.6 rebounds
per contest.
• Againt SDSU, Western Illinois scored 25 points in the second half.
• The Leathernecks average 10.2 3s per outing.
• WIU is shooting 74.4 percent (303-for-407) from the charity stripe.
• As a unit, Western Illinois is handing out 18.4 assists per game.
• Taylor Hanneman is shooting 40.7 percent (24-for-59) from 3-point range.
• The Leathernecks rank fourth in the NCAA with 10.2 3s per game.




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