|Women's Basketball Preview: George Mason|
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - The UNCW women's basketball team looks to earn a split of its season series with George Mason Thursday as it squares off against the Patriots in a 7 p.m. contest at the Patriot Center.
UNCW dropped to 3-22 overall and 2-12 in CAA play with a 67-52 loss to visiting Northeastern on Sunday.
Scouting George Mason
Series Notes Versus George Mason
Thursday's contest marks the 63rd meeting between UNCW and George Mason in a series that dates back to the founding of the Colonial Athletic Association in 1984-85.
The Seahawks are 53-0 since the start of the 2002-03 campaign when limiting the opposition to 50 points or less.
UNCW is 70-8 (.897) since the start of the 2000-01 campaign when it scores 70 or more points in a contest.
Getting Off To a Good Start important for UNCW
The Seahawks are 68-23 (.747) since the start of the 2007-08 season when leading at halftime.
UNCW has benefitted from building big leads in recent years as it is a combined 69-8 (.896) since the start of the 2007-08 season when it holds a lead of 10 points or more during a contest.
According to research conducted by the athletic communications department at St. John's University, UNCW Head Coach Adell Harris is one of the youngest Division I head coaches in the country.
Freeman, Lee Making Their Way Up School's Three-Point Chart
Hail To the Thief
Junior guard Jessica Freeman recently moved into the top 10 of the program's career steals chart.
The 20-20 Club
Senior Karneshia Garrett joined an exclusive club with her performance against Georgia State on Feb. 17.
Garrett Eyes Entry Onto Single-Season Rebounding Chart
Senior Karneshia Garrett enters today's contest in 10th place on the program's single season rebounding chart.
Garrett receives CAA Honor
UNCW senior forward Karneshia Garrett was named CAA Co-Player-of-the-Week on Feb. 18.
Harris, McGowen Reunited
When UNCW Head Coach Adell Harris took over the Seahawks program last May, she was already familiar with one player on her new roster from her time at Tusculum College.
Seahawks Tabbed Seventh, Garrett Preseason Honorable Mention
UNCW was picked to finish seventh overall during the upcoming 2012-13 season and senior forward Karneshia Garrett was a Honorable Mention Preseason All-CAA selection.
UNCW remains on the road Sunday as it travels to the Empire State for a 2 p.m. contest against Hofstra.