Quick Turnaround Sends Women's Basketball To Norfolk State Tuesday
|Opponent||Norfolk State Spartans|
|Date||Tuesday, November 21, 2017|
|Location||Norfolk, Va. | Joseph Echols Hall|
|Live Stats||Live Stats|
• The Greyhounds are in the second game of a five-game road trip that will take them to Marquette, Norfolk State, William & Mary, Mount St. Mary’s and St. Francis (NY).
• Loyola opened the road trip with an 83-63 loss at No. 16 Marquette Sunday.
• Against Norfolk State, Loyola is 1-0, winning the lone meeting, 75-67, in 2015.
Loyola Greyhounds (1-3, 0-0 Patriot League)
• Loyola is coming off an 83-63 loss at No. 16 Marquette. Stephanie Karcz led all players with a career-high 27 points in the game, the most for a Patriot League player this year.
• Karcz leads the Greyhounds and ranks third in the Patriot League with 20.3 points per game this season. Her 6.3 rebounds per game and 12 steals also tops the team.
• Izzy Therien and Bri Betz-White are second and third on the team in points, respectively, although each have only played two games. Therien is second with 17.0 points per game, while Betz-White and Alexis Gray are tied for third at 10.5 points per game.
• Bri Betz-White also has a team-best 12 assists, while CaLee Gelbaugh has 10.
Norfolk State Spartans (1-1, 0-0 MEAC)
• The Spartans opened the season with a 66-52 win at VCU, but are coming off a 70-51 loss at Navy. Tuesday’s game will mark Norfolk State’s home opener.
• Alexys Long leads the Spartans with a 14.5 points per game average, while Raven Russell is second on the team with 11.0 points per game.
• Kayla Roberts leads Norfolk State with 9.5 rebounds per game, while she’s third on the squad with 10.0 points per contest.
• Armani Franklin’s 10 assists are tops on the team.
• Loyola is 1-0 in the all-time series with Norfolk State.
• Both meetings will have taken place on November 21.
• The Greyhounds won the inaugural meeting, 75-67, at home on November 21, 2015.
• The Greyhounds will remain on the road for a third-straight game, as they return to Virginia to face William & Mary on Saturday at 3 p.m.
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