St. Benedict/Hamline preview

MIAC women’s basketball

St. Benedict (7-3 MIAC, 9-4 overall)

at Hamline (5-5 MIAC, 5-8 overall)

Game time: 7:30 p.m., Hutton Arena, St. Paul

Broadcast: WVAL-AM 800

About the Blazers: St. Benedict is coming off a 66-6-2 upset over St. Thomas Saturday afternoon at Claire Lynch Hall. It marked the first MIAC loss for the Tommies. Senior Whitney Canton led the Blazers with 14 points. Junior Brianna Barrett had 13 points and has scored in double figures for nine straight games. Her average of 14.3 points per game leads the team. Senior Morgan Dale leads the team in rebounding with an average of 5.8 per game. She had a career-high 16 against St. Thomas.

About the Pipers: Hamline beat Concordia 73-66 in overtime Saturday led by 29 points from senior Steph Pilgrim. She had five 3-pointers. Pilgrim, the MIAC player of the week, leads the MIAC in scoring with an average of 17.2 points per game. Her 2.9 3-pointers per game average is also first in the conference.

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