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Great Danes Welcome Boston University for Weekday Match-Up

UAlbany Sports Information   11-19-2019

ALBANY, N.Y. – Looking to snap a three-game skid, the University at Albany women’s basketball team (1-3) welcomes Boston University (2-1) to SEFCU Arena Wednesday night in a non-conference matchup.

 

Game Info

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Lay Up Lines

  • The Great Danes return to SEFCU Arena following a two-game hiatus.
  • UAlbany looks to get back in the win column after dropping its last three contests, most recently falling 73-53 at No. 20 Syracuse.
  • Kyara Frames is coming off a 12 point and nine rebound performance against the Orange.
  • Morgan Haney, Alexi Schecter and Amanda Kantzy totaled nine points apiece.

 

The Series

  • The Great Danes have won the last five games against the Terries but trail the all-time series, 19-9.
  • Former America East rivals, the two teams are meeting for the first time since 2016.
  • UAlbany last lost to BU in 2012.

 

A Win Would…

  • Snap a three-game skid.
  • Improve the Great Danes record to 2-1 at home this season.

 

Leading The Pack

  • Alexi Schecter ranks fourth in the America East in scoring (16.8) and leads the conference in field goal percentage (.600). She has scored in double-figures in three of UAlbany’s first four games.
  • Morgan Haney is second in scoring (11.0), while Amanda Kantzy is the top rebounder with 7.3 per game.

 

The Opponent

  • BU fell 89-75 against Marist in its season opener but has bounced back with consecutive wins to sit at 2-1 on the season.
  • Most recently, the Terries downed America East rival Maine, 62-49, on Sunday.
  • Nia Irving leads the team in scoring (15.7), rebounding (8.3) and shooting percentage (.520).

 

30 Rock

  • Senior Alexi Schecter established a new career high with 31 points against Columbia (Nov. 5). The Lowell, Mass. native shot 13-15 from the floor and 5-7 from the free throw line. She is the first Great Dane to record a 30- point game since Jessica Féquière scored 35 points against Maine during the 2017-18 season.

 

Double Trouble

  • Two Great Danes have recorded double-doubles this season:
  • Alexi Schecter – 31 points, 11 rebounds vs. Columbia (Nov. 5)
  • Amanda Kantzy – 10 points, 10 rebounds vs. Columbia (Nov. 5)

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