|Women's Basketball Preview: Northeastern|
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - The UNCW women's basketball team closes out its regular season schedule Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee versus Northeastern at Solomon Court. The contest between the Seahawks and Huskies was originally scheduled to take place Feb. 10, but was postponed due to winter storm Nemo.
UNCW completed the home portion of its 2012-13 schedule with a 66-57 setback to visiting Towson on Wednesday.
Series Notes Versus Northeastern
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
Senior Tawanna Lee and redshirt junior Jessica Freeman are both making their way up the school's career three-point field goals made chart.
Hail To the Thief
Junior guard Jessica Freeman is rapidly moving up the program's top 10 list of career steals leaders.
The 20-20 Club
Senior Karneshia Garrett joined an exclusive club with her performance against Georgia State on Feb. 17.
Garrett Gains Entry Onto Single-season Rebounding List
Senior Karneshia Garrett enters today's contest in sixth 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.
UNCW will be the No. 9 seed for the 2013 CAA Women's Basketball Championship and will open the tournament March 14 with a Noon contest versus No. 8 seed George Mason.