Saturday, Jan 15, 2011 - 2:05 p.m. ET
Dayton, Ohio - UD Arena
TV: CBS College Sports Network (Anthony Calhoun and Leah Secondo) (Can be seen in Dayton on Time Warner Cable 322, DirecTV 613, Dish Network 152)
1660 Radio: Barney Sentner and Shane White
Live Stats, Video and Audio Streaming - DaytonFlyers.com
Game Notes in PDF
The University of Dayton women’s basketball team hosts Duquesne this Saturday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. ET at UD Arena in a Red Out Game. For fans who wear red; children get in for $1 and adults get in for $2. The game, which will be televised on CBS College Sports Network, will have Leah Secondo as analyst and Anthony Calhoun on play-by-play. 1660 Information will also broadcast the game with Barney Sentner and Shane White. Live stats will be available at DaytonFlyers.com. At halftime of the game, UD will honor its alumnae, including members of the 1979-80 National Championship team. Following the game, the Flyer women’s basketball team and coaches will hold a free clinic for those with special needs, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
THE DAYTON DETAILS
The Flyers are 10-6 overall and 1-1 in the Atlantic 10. UD had a four-game win streak snapped in their 63-59 A-10 opener against then-No. 9 Xavier, but bounced back with an 84-62 win over Saint Louis Wednesday night. Junior Justine Raterman leads UD in scoring with 16.6 ppg and rebounding with 6.6 rpg. She is ranked 3rd in the NCAA in three-point field goal percentage (.492). Senior Kristin Daugherty is also averaging double figure scoring at 13.3 ppg. Junior Patrice Lalor leads the Flyers in assists with 54, and also adds 8.9 ppg. Casey Nance leads UD in blocked shots with 20, including a season-high four against SLU.
The Dukes are 14-2 and 1-0 in the Atlantic 10. They are receiving votes in both the USA TODAY / ESPN Women’s Coaches Poll and the AP Poll after wins against Pitt and St. Bonaventure. The Dukes also upset then-No. 13/12 Ohio State 71-67 at Value City Arena on Dec. 28. Alex Gensler leads the Dukes with 12.2 points per game. Wumi Agundbiade is Duquesne’s top rebounder averaging 7.6 boards per game.
This is the 30th meeting between the Flyers and Dukes. The Dukes lead the all-time series 17-12. Dayton has won three of its last four meetings with Duquesne, including last year’s 75-63 win at the AJ Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh. Justine Raterman led the Flyers with 17 points, while Elle Queen contributed a then-career-high 13 points. Patrice Lalor had 10 points.
The Flyers continue Atlantic 10 play, hosting George Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at UD Arena.
LAST TIME OUT
Junior Justine Raterman scored 30 points and was one rebound shy of a double-double with to lead Dayton to an 84-62 win over Saint Louis on Jan. 12. Raterman sank a career-high 13 free throws (13-of-14) and was 8-of-12 from the field. Her 30 points is the most allowed by the Billikens this season. Junior Casey Nance had a season-high four blocked shots and senior Kristin Daugherty tied a career best with five steals for the Flyers. UD outscored SLU 45-25 in the second half with the help of a Dayton defense that held Saint Louis to just one field goal in the first nine minutes of the second half.
AN UPSET IN THE MAKING
Dayton nearly upset No. 9 Xavier in both teams’ Atlantic 10 opener, but fell short in the final seconds, 63-59, in front of 2,769 fans at the Cintas Center Sunday, Jan. 9 on the ESPN2 televised game. Sophomore Kari Daugherty led UD with 19 points, tying her career high. Sophomore Sam MacKay added a career-high 12 points and tied a career-high with five assists. Junior Justine Raterman also added 12 points and a team-high seven rebounds and three steals. The 59 points was the second-lowest scoring total for the Flyers this season (the lowest was 55 in a loss to Louisville).
FLYERS RANKED IN THE A-10
Junior Justine Raterman is fifth in the Atlantic 10 in scoring with 16.6 ppg, while senior Kristin Daugherty is 12th with 13.3 ppg. Raterman is also 12th in the A-10 in rebounding with 6.6 rpg. She is one of two players to be in the Top 5 in scoring and Top 20 in rebounding in the conference. The other is Xavier’s Amber Harris. Both Raterman (2nd - .551) and Daugherty (8th - .493) are in the Top 10 in field goal percentage. Daugherty leads the A-10 in three-point field goal percentage with an astounding mark of .545. Raterman is second at .492. Kari Daugherty is 11th (.396). Kristin Daugherty is also third in the conference in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.9). Casey Nance is 10th in blocked shots (1.3) and Patrice Lalor is 11th in assists (3.4).
SPREADING THE WEALTH
The Flyer offense is averaging an Atlantic 10 best 80.6 ppg, which is 15th best in the nation.
RAINING ON BOSTON’S PARTY
Dayton upset No. 25 Boston College 89-77 on Jan. 3. Junior Patrice Lalor paced the Flyers with 22 points, six rebounds and seven assists. Junior Justine Raterman added 21 points and six rebounds. Senior Kristin Daugherty added 19 points and a team-high seven rebounds, while redshirt junior Elle Queen had 12 points and six assists. UD held Boston College’s All-American candidate and the nation’s field goal percentage leader Carolyn Swords to just 1-of-5 from the field for a career-low two points. The Flyers shot 55 percent from three-point range (11-of-20).
The Flyers own seven of the top nine spots in the A-10 for highest points scored in a game: 107 vs. Penn State is tops, followed by their 102 vs. Toledo and 101 vs. Harvard. Dayton’s 98 scored against CSU Bakersfield is fifth, while the 97 vs. Minnesota is the sixth highest tally, 91 vs. Wright State is tied for seventh and 89 vs. No. 25 Boston College is tied for ninth.
WHEN THEY WIN, THEY WIN BIG
In Dayton’s 10 wins the Flyers are outscoring opponents by 20.7 ppg. The closest score of all Dayton’s wins was an 11-point victory over Cincinnati. The Flyers are 8-0 in games decided by 16 or more points this season.
100 AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN
The Flyers have scored more than 100 points in three games this season. A 112-107 double overtime loss to Penn State in their opener, a 102-69 win over Toledo on Dec. 5 and a 101-80 win over Harvard on Dec. 30. They also topped 100 in their exhibition game against Gannon (101-60).
SEVERAL STARTING LINEUPS
In 16 games this season UD Head Coach Jim Jabir has used eight different starting lineups, including a new look in the starting lineup of each of the Flyers’ first four games of the season. The lineup of Elle Queen, Justine Raterman, Casey Nance, Patrice Lalor and Kristin Daugherty has started the last six games for UD and Dayton is 5-1 in those games, the lone loss coming against No. 9 Xavier, 63-59.
REAL DEAL RATERMAN
Just a junior, Justine Raterman has already scored 1,150 career points, 15th all-time at UD. She needs 59 points to reach Jennifer Strong (2002-07) in 14th with 1,209. Her 116 three-point field goals made are seventh all-time.Teammate Kristin Daugherty is sixth all-time at UD with 122.
RINGING UP 1,000
Junior Justine Raterman reached the 1,000-point milestone in the Flyers’ 91-61 win over Wright State on Nov. 29. The forward from Versailles, Ohio becomes just the eighth player in UD program history to reach the feat in her third season, and 20th overall. Raterman led all scorers with 26 points against the Raiders, shooting 10-of-14 from the floor, including 4-of-6 from three-point range. She scored the 1,000th point of her career with 5:50 left to play in the game to give UD a commanding 80-57 lead.
Patrice Lalor has 307 career assists, 11th all-time at UD. Lalor needs 15 to catch Christi Hester (1996-00) for 10th with 322. She was tied for the Atlantic 10 lead with a 1.9 assist-to-turnover ratio last season. She was second in the conference with 134 assists. Lalor is 11th in the A-10 this season with 3.4 apg.
Senior Kristin Daugherty scored the 1,000th point of her University of Dayton career as the Flyers battled to a 74-60 win over Massachusetts Feb. 13, 2010. She became the 18th Flyer women’s basketball player to reach 1,000 and just the seventh to accomplish the feat by her junior season. She now has 1,292 points, 11th all-time at UD. She needs 16 points to catch Tobette Pleasant (1985-89) in 10th with 1,308 points. Her 122 three-pointers are sixth all-time. She needs 12 to move up to fifth all-time, currently held by Jennifer Strong (2002-07) with 134.