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Saints Finish Regular Season With Home Game Against #9 Indiana Tech

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

Full Game NOTES

This Week for SHU Women's Basketball
Tuesday, February 23
#9 Indiana Tech *
5:30 PM | Adrian, Michigan | SHU Fieldhouse
Upcoming for Saints Women's Basketball: The Saints wrap up the regular season with a home contest against No. 9 Indiana Tech on Tuesday, February 23.
Head Coach: Sue Syljebeck earned her 300th win in November with the 119-86 win over Bethel. The win keeps her firmly at the top for all-time wins for the program's history.
Moving Up the Record Books: Peyton Banks scored her 1,000th career point against Aquinas on February 10, 2021. She currently has 1,061 career points to put her 10th on the all-time career points list. She is just 12 points away from tying April Watson for ninth on the list.
At Home in the WHAC: Siena Heights is 6-3 at home this season and 4-2 in WHAC home games. The Saints are outscoring WHAC foes 79.3 to 60.3 at home this season.
3rd Quarter Dominance: The Saints are outscoring opponents by 102 points in the third quarter. That scoring margin is the largest for the Saints by quarter.
Close Losses: The Saints have lost by a combined 26 points in their four losses. None of the defeats have had a double-digit margin at the conclusion. The average margin of victory for Siena Heights is 17.4 points. In Siena's four losses, the Saints scored 65.5 PPG while allowing 72.0 PPG compared to 81.2 PPG scored and 55.7 PPG allowed in the team's 12 wins.
Last Week Recap: SHU 72, Northwestern Ohio 47
The Saints (10-4 overall, 7-3 WHAC) rolled to a 72-47 win over Northwestern Ohio Wednesday in conference action. Peyton Banks had 19 points and added seven rebounds, with Savanah Gibson adding 12 points and seven boards for SHU.
SHU 95, Concordia 52
The Saints rolled to a 95-52 win over Concordia Saturday in conference action. Shelby Morrow had 16 points and 13 rebounds with Kelsey Wyman adding 19 points and four assists for SHU. 
SHU 58, Madonna 48
The Saints (12-4 overall, 9-3 WHAC) collected a 58-48 win over Madonna Sunday in conference action. Peyton Banks had 26 points and eight rebounds for SHU.
Series History: Indiana Tech: The Saints hold a 21-13 advantage in the all-time series. The Warriors have won the previous two meetings with SHU, including a close 76-72 win earlier this season. Indiana Tech has struggled when playing Siena in Adrian as the Warriors are 4-11 on the road versus the Saints.
Scouting Reports: Indiana Tech: Erika Foy is the leading scorer for the Warriors with 15.0 PPG this season. Kyra Whitaker isn't far behind with 14.3. Alexis Hill is the last Warrior player averaging double-digit points with 13.9. She is also the main threat on the boards as she is averaging 7.5 rebounds a game. As a team, Indiana Tech is shooting 45.8% FG, 33.3% 3PT, and 74.4% FT.
Siena Heights: Peyton Banks leads SHU with 19.3 PPG. Kelsey Wyman is scoring 14.7 PPG and Sha'kyia Parker is just under 10 points with 9.8 per game. Shelby Morrow leads the Saints with 6.6 rebounds per game. Banks is second with 5.9 and Savanah Gibson is third with 5.3. Siena is shooting 45.5% from the floor, 42.7% from distance, and 79.2% from the free-throw line. SHU is the most dangerous team from behind the arc as they lead the NAIA in 3PT percentage.
2020-21 Team Rankings
Ranks Number 1 in Division I in 3-Pt Fg Pct (0.434)
Ranks Number 3 in Division I in Free Throw Pct (0.795)
Ranks Number 7 in Division I in Total Rebound Defense (30.857)
Ranks Number 10 in Division I in Field Goal Pct (0.463)
Ranks Number 12 in Division I in 3-Pt Fg Made per Game (9.214)
Ranks Number 19 in Division I in Scoring Margin (18.214)
Ranks Number 24 in Division I in Total Rebound Margin (7.214)
Ranks Number 26 in Division I in Scoring Defense per Game (58.643)
Ranks Number 31 in Division I in Scoring Offense per Game (76.857)
Ranks Number 32 in Division I in Assist/Turnover Ratio (1.032)
Ranks Number 39 in Division I in Assists per Game (15.929)
Ranks Number 45 in Division I in Field Goal Pct Defense (0.367)
2020-21 Individual Rankings
Peyton Banks Ranks Number 1 in Division I in Free Throw Pct (0.938)
Peyton Banks Ranks Number 8 in Division I in 3-Pt Fg Pct (0.474)
Kelsey Wyman Ranks Number 14 in Division I in 3-Pt Fg Pct (0.453)
Sha'kyia Parker Ranks Number 26 in Division I in 3-Pt Fg Pct (0.433)
Peyton Banks Ranks Number 32 in Division I in Points per Game (18.286)
Kelsey Wyman Ranks Number 35 in Division I in Assist/Turnover Ratio (2.412)
Last 10 Meetings
1/31/2021 Tech 76, SHU 72
1/25/2020 Tech 84, SHU 70
12/7/2019 SHU 79, Tech 75
2/6/2019 SHU 70, Tech 60
1/9/2019 Tech 65, SHU 55
1/13/2018 Tech 71, SHU 54
11/18/2017 Tech 77, SHU 38
2/25/2017 SHU 72, Tech 69
1/14/2017 SHU 69, Tech 64
11/19/2016 Tech 83, SHU 81
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