Women’s Basketball Clashes with Defiance Tuesday

Women’s Basketball Clashes with Defiance Tuesday

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Manchester University women's basketball team will have their sights set on earning their first Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference win of the season tomorrow when the Spartans host the Defiance College Yellow Jackets.  Tip between Manchester and Defiance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Stauffer-Wolfe Arena.

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Manchester News & Notes

* The Spartans will enter Tuesday's contest with a record of 2-6, 0-3 HCAC.
* MU has wins over Kalamazoo and Muskingum this season.
* Manchester fell in its last contest to Rose-Hulman on Saturday December 15.
* The Spartans rank second in the HCAC in rebounding with 40.9 rebounds per game. 
* MU's scoring defense ranks second in the HCAC, allowing just 55.1 points per game.

Defiance News & Notes

* The Yellow Jackets stand 1-7, 1-2 HCAC.
* Defiance earned its first win of the season back on December 8, a 58-49 victory over the Franklin College Grizzlies.
* DC ranks ninth in the HCAC in total offense, averaging 53.1 points per game as a team.
* The Yellow Jackets team defense ranks seventh in the league, allowing 65.9 ppg.
* Senior Lauren Rogers leads the team in scoring with 9.8 ppg.