Five Points: Women’s Basketball American Playoff Preview

Five Points: Womens Basketball American Playoff Preview

Matt Coleman, Staff Reporter

As the women’s basketball team heads into postseason play in the American Athletic Conference tournament, here are five numbers that stand out.

  1. Senior Jamie Kaplan’s 132 assists on the season account for 33 percent of the entire team’s assist total. No other player has more than 71 assists this season.
  2. On the year, Tulane has outperformed its opponents in each of the follow categories: scoring, field goal percentage, 3-point field goal percentage, rebounding, assists, turnovers, free throws, steals and blocks.
  3. While freshman Kolby Morgan leads the squad in scoring with 11.7 points per game, head coach Lisa Stockton relies on many players to put up points. Eight players average at least 5 points per contest.
  4. The Wave lost four of its last five games to end the season, two of which came against UConn, the No. 1 team in the nation. Before this stretch, the team hadn’t lost back-to-back games all season.
  5. As of March 4, Tulane sits in the No. 6 spot out of 11 teams in the AAC. The Wave is 3-7 against teams in the conference ranked higher, but is 8-0 versus opponents ranked below in the standings.

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