On Friday the Indiana State women’s basketball team will travel to the Meeks Family Fieldhouse in Evansville to face the 3-23 Evansville Aces with a tip-off set for 6 p.m.
The Aces are currently on a 16-game losing skid coming off a loss in their last contest Sunday to Southern Illinois 60-99.
Last time the Sycamores faced Evansville they landed on top 68-58 in Terre Haute in late January. The Sycamores outrebounded the Aces 46-34. Junior forward Jamyra McChristine led Indiana State in rebounds when they faced Evansville with 13. Aces junior forward Jada Poland is tied for the lead in rebounds with freshman guard/forward Abby Feit with six.
Sycamores freshman guard Del’Janae Williams led ISU in scoring the last time they matched up against Evansville with 16 points. She stood out against the Aces as she was efficient from the field and the 3-point line. Williams went 5-10 from the field and 4-8 from behind the 3-point line against Evansville.
“We know we have the talent,” ISU women’s basketball Head Coach Vicki Hall said. “It’s just a matter of consistent execution.”
Indiana State is coming into Friday’s game after an 82-58 loss to the No. 18 ranked Missouri State Bears on the road. Although the Sycamores were hot in rebounds when they faced Evansville, they only snatched 24 in against the Bears.
Last week when Evansville fell to Southern Illinois their leading scorer was Feit with 16 points and was 5-9 from the field. She was also tied with sophomore guard Anna Newman for the lead in rebounds with five.
Indiana State finished their last contest 40% from the field and just 9% from behind the 3-point line. Evansville finished their last game 40% from the field and 33% from the 3-point line.