MU Wraps Road Trip at Providence
Jan. 9, 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I.--The Marquette women's basketball team puts its unbeaten league record to the test on Wednesday as the squad wraps up a road trip at Providence. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. CT at Alumni Hall.
Chris Fama and Pam Roecker will have the call on the BIG EAST Digital Network.
With a 4-0 mark in BIG EAST play, the Golden Eagles are off to their best start in program history and have improved to a 10-5 overall record after a four-game winning streak.
Allazia Blockton leads Marquette and the conference with 19.7 points per game, which ranks 43rd in NCAA Division I. The Golden Eagles typical starting lineup each average in double digits with Blockton, Natisha Hiedeman (15.0), Erika Davenport at 12,1 points per game, Amani Wilborn recording 11.9 points and Danielle King at 11.6 points per contest. All five also rank in the top-25 among league scorers.
Providence is coming off a 71-49 loss to DePaul on Sunday and own an 8-9 overall mark and 1-3 record in conference play with the lone win coming at St. John's. The Friars are led by Jovanna Nogic with 16.9 points per game, which is sixth in the BIG EAST. She enters Wednesday's game with 999 career points. Also averaging double digits for the Friars is Maddie Jolin with 12.2 points per contest.
Marquette will have another quick turnaround following this game as the squad heads home to host Butler on Friday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. CT.
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