Ladies’s Basketball | January 24
DeKALB, IL – The Northern Illinois College girls’s basketball crew performs the primary of back-to-back house video games this week on Wednesday evening when the Kent State Golden Flashes come to the NIU Convocation Middle. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. with the sport broadcast on ESPN+ and regionally on WDKB 94-9 FM in addition to the NIU Huskies and Varsity Community apps.
For tickets, go online to NIUHuskies.com or name the NIU Athletics Ticket Workplace at (815) 753-PACK (7225). Common Admission tickets are $6 with reserved seats at $8.
NIU (10-7, 2-4 MAC) returns to the Convocation Middle after a 66-61 time beyond regulation loss at Japanese Michigan final Saturday. Seniors Chelby Koker (Racine, Wis./Shoreland Lutheran) and A’Jah Davis (DeKalb, Sick./Montverde Academy [Fla.]) mixed to attain 46 factors within the recreation, marking the fourth time the duo every had 20 factors in a recreation this season. Koker led all scorers with 25 factors, scoring 16 within the second and third quarters mixed. She is within the top-10 of the Mid-American Convention in seven completely different statistical classes, together with being fourth in assists (3.9/recreation), steals (2.1/recreation) and three-point proportion (37.0).
Davis had her 11th double-double of the season with 21 factors and a game-high 13 rebounds. She scored 12 factors within the fourth quarter alone, changing a three-point play with 2:06 to go in regulation that tied the sport at 57-57. Davis is eighth within the nation in rebounding, main the MAC with 11.3 rebounds per recreation. She can be 10th in double-doubles. Over the past 13 video games, Davis is averaging 12.5 rebounds per recreation.
Wednesday evening’s recreation options two of the highest three-point taking pictures groups within the MAC. Kent State leads the league with 8.5 three-pointers per recreation with NIU third at 8.2. Koker and Janae Poisson (Matteson, Sick./Marian Catholic) are each within the MAC in each three level proportion and threes per recreation. Poisson is taking pictures 35.4 p.c from lengthy vary and averaging 2.35 three-pointers per recreation. The Golden Flashes have two gamers taking pictures over 35 p.c from lengthy vary with Hannah Younger at 42.9 p.c and Clare Kelly at 39 p.c.
Kent State (11-6, 3-3 MAC) is 3-3 within the MAC after a 66-57 loss at Bowling Inexperienced final Saturday. Graduate ahead Lindsey Thall led Kent State with 15 factors as Corynne Hauser added 13 factors and 4 assists. Thall leads the Golden Flashes in scoring at 11.1 factors per recreation. Kent State is second within the MAC in scoring protection, permitting below 62 factors per recreation. The Huskies and Golden Flashes cut up final season’s two conferences, with the house crew victorious in each.
Following Wednesday’s recreation, NIU hosts Bowling Inexperienced on Saturday, Jan. 28 for Range and Inclusion Day. Tip-off is at 1 p.m. It’s the first recreation of a doubleheader with the NIU males’s basketball crew taking up Ball State at 3:30 p.m.