WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College women's basketball team returns to Fred Raizk Arena on Wednesday for a 7:30 p.m. Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) showdown with Muskingum University.
The Teams: Wilmington and Muskingum. The Fightin' Quakers are looking to snap a three-game OAC losing skid after a 90-63 loss at Baldwin Wallace University on Saturday. Wilmington stands at 7-6 overall and 2-4 in conference play. The Fighting Muskies are 6-7 overall and 2-4 in the OAC. Similar to Wilmington, Muskingum has opened 2018 with a pair of losses – 80-66 vs. Marietta College and 72-68 vs. Heidelberg University.
The Coaches: Jerry Scheve is in his 28th season as head coach of the Wilmington women's basketball program. Scheve, who guided the Quakers to the NCAA Division III National Championship in 2004, has amassed over 450 career victories. Beth Fox has been the head women's basketball coach at Muskingum for 13 seasons. The 1998 Bluffton University graduate received a master's degree from Bowling Green State University in 2002.
The Players: Mackenzie Campbell leads the Quakers in scoring at 14.3 points per game while also grabbing 6.4 rebounds and dishing out 2.7 assists per contest. Emily Harman leads the squad in rebounding at 6.8 boards per contest while McKayla Binkley and Savannah Hooper both score over 8.0 points per game. Hooper joins Campbell in passing out 2.7 assists per contest. Olivia Besancon and Alexandra Carson combine to average over 30.0 points per game for Muskingum. Dana Parkman and Stephanie Clark both grab 8.1 boards per contest.
Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 66.4, Muskingum 67.3; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 69.0, Muskingum 68.2; field goal percentage – Wilmington 41.1, Muskingum 33.1; three-point percentage – Wilmington 31.8, Muskingum 27.7; free throw percentage – Wilmington 76.4, Muskingum 75.1; rebounds per game – Wilmington 79.5, Muskingum 32.9; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 0.68, Muskingum 0.72.
1,000-Point Club: Mackenzie Campbell became the 13th women's basketball player to score 1,000 career points as she crossed the plateau against Capital University last Wednesday.
Recent History: Wilmington is 20-4 against Muskingum in the last decade. The Quakers have won the last six meetings including an 80-76 win at Hermann Court last season. More information on the series history can be viewed by visiting the link above.
Coverage: Live statistics and live audio of the game will be available – visit the links above.
Social Media: Wilmington athletics is represented on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics), Twitter (@DubCQuakers) and Instagram (@DubCQuakers). Follow all the happenings of Wilmington College on social media by using the hashtag "#WeAreDubC".
Up Next: Wilmington hits the road for a 3 p.m. contest at John Carroll University on Saturday.