Feb. 18, Seattle U (11-14, 8-2WAC) at CSU Bakersfield (12-12, 7-3 WAC)
|Points Per Game||63.9||64.7|
|Field Goal Pct.||.397||.399|
|3-point FG Pct.||.334||.319|
|Free throw Pct.||.731||.677|
|Rebounds Per Game||36.5||36.8|
|Assists Per Game||13.5||13.0|
|Turnovers Per Game||16.6||16.2|
|Steals Per Game||8.7||8.6|
|Blocks Per Game||5.5||2.8|
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—CSU Bakersfield will honor a pair of seniors as the Roadrunners host Seattle U in the final home CSUB women’s basketball game of the season Saturday afternoon. Tip is set for 1 p.m. on the Roadrunner Sports Network via Youtube.com.
The Roadrunners (11-12) will honor Erika Williams and Brittany Sims prior to the start of the game. Williams has a chance to become the 10th CSUB player to score at least 1,000 points in a Roadrunner career. Entering today’s game, Erika has scored 924 points, the 12th most in school history. Erika is fifth in made three-point field goals (154), fifth in three-point field goals attempted (443), eighth in field goals attempted (873), ninth in career blocks (44) 10th in three-point shooting (.348, 154-443), 10th in career rebounding (415), and 10th in career assists (194).
Sims became the 12th Roadrunner to compete in at least 100 career games Dec. 6, 2016 against Stanislaus State. She has participated in 116 career games in a CSUB uniform and is tied for seventh with Williams for most games played in a career. Brittany is third in school history in career blocks (70) and is ninth in career rebounding (434) at CSUB. Brittany has scored 517 points entering today’s game.
CSUB (7-3) sits one game behind the Redhawks (8-2, 11-14) in the WAC standings. Seattle dropped an 82-79 decision to Grand Canyon Thursday night. Kaylee Best scored 24 points to lead the Redhawks as she scored her 1,000th career point.
Alexis Montgomery is second in the WAC in scoring with a 16.9 points per game average. Best averages a league best 2.5 three-point field goals per game. Seattle U defeated the Roadrunners 54-47 Jan. 7 in Seattle. CSUB leads the all-time series 13-5.
For the fourth time this season, CSU Bakersfield held the opposition to under 50 points as the Roadrunners sped past Utah Valley 55-39 Thursday night. CSUB reset the school record Division I record for opponent field goal percentage as the ‘Runners limited UVU to 24.5% shooting for the game (13-of-53). The previous low was 25.4% (16-of-63) that UT Rio Grande Valley shot last Saturday. Jazmyne Bartee reset the all-time CSUB school record for most blocks in a season with five against Utah Valley. Bartee has blocked 60 shots this season, breaking the old mark of 56, set by Jessi Loring during the 2005-06 Division II season. CSUB is now 9-1 on the 2016-17 campaign in games in which the Roadrunners have given up 59 points or less.