No. 4 Pioneers to Face No. 5 Golden Eagles in Summit League Quarterfinals
Tip is set for 11 a.m. MT
March 2, 2018
• Denver is 16-13 this season and 7-7 in the Summit League.
• Jordyn Alt and Claire Gritt earned All-Summit League honors this week. Both Pioneers earned Honorable
Mentions, while Gritt was also named Freshman of the Year and to the All-Newcomer Team.
• In a 77-61 loss to Western Illinois on Feb. 24, Lauren Loven scored a team-high 15 points, while Alt grabbed a game-high 17 rebounds.
• Alt’ s 713 career rebounds, put her seventh all-time in DU history. On the season, Alt has 242 total boards, ranking 98th in the NCAA.
• Loven ranks seventh in Pioneer history for career 3s with 113.
• The Crimson and Gold rank 32nd in the NCAA for 3-point field goals made with 242.
• DU ranks 48th in the NCAA in total rebounds with 1,193.
• Alt averages 8.3 boards per contest to lead the Summit League.
• The Pioneers are averaging 70.6 points per game this season.
• DU is holding its opponents to 69.5 points per contest this year.
• The Crimson and Gold are shooting 39.3 percent (730-for-1858) from the field.
• Denver is currently holding its opponents to 41.1 percent (709-for-1726) from field-goal range.
• The Pioneers shot 50.0 percent (4-for-8) from behind the arc during the third quarter against Western Illinois.
• As a team, DU is grabbing an average of 41.1 rebounds.
• On the season, the Crimson and Gold are forcing an average of 16.0 turnovers.
• Denver is averaging 14.5 assists per game.
• Carie Weinman is third in the Summit with a 3-point percentage of 44.9.
• DU is averaging 7.6 steals per game.
• Alt is ninth all-time at DU with 61 blocks.
• Gritt is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 10.3 points per game. The Arlington Heights, Ill. native sits 16th in the Summit League.
• Against Western Illinois on Jan. 24, DU and WIU combined for an NCAA record 36 3s made.
• Vs. UNO on Feb. 17, Gritt (18), Loven (15), Nelson (13) and Alt (12) all scored in double figures.
• Gritt is shooting 35.7 percent (35-for-98) from behind the arc.
• Madison Nelson ranks ninth in the Summit League with an average of 5.9 rebounds per game.
• From the free-throw line, Denver is shooting 68.6 percent (345-for-503).
About Oral Roberts
• The Golden Eagles are 16-12 this year and 7-7 in the Summit.
• ORU is averaging 68.6 points per game this season.
• Oral Roberts has allowed an average of 61.3 points per game.
• The Golden Eagles are shooting 36.6 percent (169-for-462) from deep.
• ORU is shooting 44.9 percent (734-for-1636) from the field. They rank 33rd in the NCAA.
• Oral Roberts’ opponents are shooting 39.2 percent (629-for-1605) from field-goal range.
• As a team, the Golden Eagles have snagged 37.4 rebounds per performance.
• Faith Ihim is the squad’s leading scorer with 14.6 points per game.
• ORU’s leading rebounder is Ihim, who has collected 8.1 rebounds per
• Againt Omaha, Oral Roberts scored 36 points in each half.
• The Golden Eagles average 6.0 3s per outing.
• ORU is shooting 67.8 percent (284-for-419) from the charity stripe.
• As a unit, Oral Roberts is handing out 13.4 assists per game.
• Maya Mayberry is shooting 46.4 percent (45-for-97) from 3-point range.
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