Sotheastern Women Returns Home for SWOSU, NWOSU

Southeastern will put its flawless conference record on the line when it returns to Bloomer Sullivan Arena for its first home contests in more than a month to host Southwestern Oklahoma State on Jan. 9 at 5:30 p.m. and Northwestern Oklahoma State on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m.

The Savage Storm enter Thursday's meeting at 7-3 on the season and 4-0 in Great American Conference play which is tied for the league lead with nationally-ranked Harding.

SWOSU enters the meeting at 6-4 on the year and 3-1 in GAC play, while NWOSU comes into the weekend at 1-10 and 1-4 in conference play.

SE is coming off a weekend road sweep to open the 2014 portion of the schedule, topping Southern Arkansas 67-51 and Arkansas-Monticello 75-61.

The Storm are led by a pair of double-digit average scorers, with Haley Schaefer pacing the club at 12.1 ppg, while Breana Small-Peppers is adding 11.6.

Emily Williams dipped her average to 9.5 ppg, while four other players are averaging at least six points per outing.

Taylor Richards and Williams are each dishing 2.5 assists per game or better to trigger the offense.

Schaefer also leads the way on the glass with 8.0 rebounds per game, with Small-Peppers right behind at 7.6 which places them fifth and eighth, respectively, in the GAC in rebounding.

The Bulldogs are coming off an 18-point win over Arkansas Tech in its last outing and features a trio of double-digit scorers led by Michelle Fisher's 17.0 ppg.

Sarah Mendoza is dishing out a team-best 3.7 assists per contest, while Kylie Boggess leads the team in rebounds with 6.1 per game.

SWOSU is scoring 87.2 ppg, but allowing opponents 80.7 per contest.

The Rangers are coming off a narrow 76-75 loss to nationally-ranked Harding and opened that road trip with a 70-65 win over Arkansas Tech, their first win of the season.

They are paced by Kamera Bozeman who is averaging 10.2 ppg, but has lifted her game in league contests, averaging 14.4 ppg against GAC opponents.

Dierra Gilmore is dishing out a team-high 2.4 assists per game, while a group of five players are all averaging at least three rebounds per contest.

NWOSU is averaging 61.8 ppg, while its opponents are scoring 74.4 against them this season.

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