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WCC Women's Basketball Approaches the 2014-15 Midpoint

Jan. 21, 2015

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WCC WBB Notes - 1/21/15   Get Acrobat Reader

WEST COAST CONFERENCE BASKETBALL QUICK HITS

  • Through January 21, WCC teams own a 57.5% winning percentage vs. non-conference foes. See page 2 for more.
  • San Diego Sr. F. Sophia Ederaine is the WCC Player of the Week.  RELEASE
  • The West Coast Conference is second in all of Division I in conference free throw percentage (72.07).*
  • BYU’s Lexi Eaton ranks 23rd in career free throws (349).
  • Pacific’s Kendall Kenyon ranks fifth among active NCAA Division I leaders in career rebounds (980), 15th in rebound average (8.9) and 5th in career double-doubles (42).
  • San Diego’s Sophia Ederaine ranks third among active NCAA Division I career leaders in blocked shots (271) and is 14th in blocked shots average (2.34).
  • San Diego’s Malina Hood is eighth overall among Division I leaders in 3 point field goals per game (3.13).
  • San Diego ranks second in all of Division I in offensive rebounds (19.0) and second in blocked shots (7.2).
  • Saint Mary’s ranks eighth in Division 1 rebound margin (11.2).
  • Gonzaga ranks seventh nationally in free throw percentage (77.7).
  • For the second time in three years, two WCC teams - Gonzaga and BYU - competed in the NCAA Tournament.
  • BYU marched to the 2014 NCAA Sweet-16 before bowing to eventual National Champion UConn.
  • Three WCC teams - Pacific, Saint Mary’s and San Diego competed in the 2014 WNIT Postseason Tournament.

*All NCAA Stats as of 1/20/15

Triple-Double Notes
San Diego’s Sophia Ederaine recorded the 12th ever triple-double in WCC Women’s Basketball history, a feat that only five conference schools have accomplished. The last WCC player to record a triple-double was Louella Tomlinson, we tallied seven of them during her time at Saint Mary’s.

Below are the last five confirmed WCC triple-doubles.
Sophia Ederaine (USD), 21/23/10 blocks - vs. Pacific (1/17/15)
Louella Tomlinson (SMC), 23/13/10 blocks - vs. Seattle (12/21/10)
Louella Tomlinson (SMC), 14/15/14 blocks - vs. Pacific (12/5/10)
Louella Tomlinson (SMC), 15/16/12 blocks - at Washington St. (12/3/09)
Louella Tomlinson (SMC), 18/12/10 blocks - vs. Nevada (11/20/09)

WEST COAST CONFERENCE BASKETBALL UPCOMING SCHEDULE
Thursday, January 22
Gonzaga at Saint Mary’s - TheW.tv - 6:00 p.m.
Portland at Pacific - TheW.tv - 7:00 p.m.
San Francisco at Pepperdine - 7:00 p.m.
Santa Clara at Loyola Marymount - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 24
Santa Clara at Pepperdine - 12:00 p.m.
Portland at Saint Mary’s - TheW.tv - 1:00 p.m.
San Diego at BYU - BYUtv - 1:00 p.m.
Gonzaga at Pacific - TheW.tv - 2:00 p.m.
San Francisco at Loyola Marymount - 2:00 p.m.

*All times PST