Shawnee State women’s basketball returns to Mid-South Conference action on Sunday afternoon when they host Life University for the first time in program history.
The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, January 7, but has been postponed to Sunday, January 8 at 5 p.m.
The original tipoff time for the game between the Bears and Running Eagles was scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, but due to inclement weather in the Atlanta area, has been moved back.
The Bears are off to a 17-1 start and lead the MSC with a 3-0 league record. Shawnee State last played on December 30th, defeating Kesier University (Fla.) 61-49 in the Keiser Classic.
Life enters Sunday with a 3-14 record and are 0-4 in their inaugural season in the Mid-South. The Running Eagles lost at home to Stillman College (Ala.) 89-82.
SSU’s Jonessa Moore, fresh off her second Mid-South Conference Player of the Week award, is averaging 19.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per game to lead Shawnee State in both categories.
Junior guard Madison Ridout is averaging 13.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game in a team-high 31.7 minutes per contest.
Freshmen standouts Brandie Snow and Bailey Cummins have been big contributors so far, averaging 12.6 and 11.7 points per game respectively.
The Bears lead NAIA Division I in four statistical categories: Total assists (320), scoring offense per game (90.778), total scoring offense (1,634), and total rebounding offense (739).
At this time, the men’s basketball game between Shawnee State and Life is still scheduled for Saturday at 4 p.m. Saturday will still be Kids Day at Shawnee State, with games and prizes available for kids of all ages.
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