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2012-13 EOU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

EASTERN OREGON

JEREMY HARDEN, SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR ONE UNIVERSITY BLVD. LA GRANDE, ORE. 97850 O: 541.962.3946 C: 520.903.8951 F: 541.962.3577 HARDENJ2@EOU.EDU EOUSPORTS.COM

WEEK SEVENTEEN: CCC FIRST ROUND, CORBAN

2012-13 SCHEDULE 28-2, 18-0 CASCADE OCTOBER (3-0) 13 26 27 31

ALUMNI New Hope Christian New Hope Christian Walla Walla Univ.

COMING UP:

#8 SEED CORBAN UNIVERSITY

5:30 p.m. W, 67-50 W, 83-40 W, 84-32

NOVEMBER (5-2) 3 9 10 18 19 23 25 30

Gonzaga University# 2 p.m. Montana Tech W, 71-46 Carroll College L, 48-62 Webber International U. W, 72-66 Warner University W, 74-59 Westminister College L, 59-60 WHITMAN COLLEGE W, 67-58 * Concordia W, 89-56

Game 31: Eastern Oregon vs. Corban University When: Tuesday, Feb. 19th at 7 p.m. Where: La Grande, Ore. Quinn Coliseum Live Stats: EOUSports.com Live Video: EOUSports.com

DECEMBER (7-0) 1 8 9 14 15 21 22

* Warner Pacific Lewis-Clark State WHITWORTH * Southern Oregon * Oregon Tech * EVERGREEN STATE * NORTHWEST

W,84-59 W, 62-36 W, 76-61 W, 82-60 W, 56-52 W, 66-45 W, 88-54

GAME COVERAGE Tuesday’s game is at 7 p.m. Live stats and live stream video will be available on EOUSports.com.

JANUARY (8-0)

THE SERIES * The last time they played, EOU defeated Corban 73-57. * Eastern has faced the Warriors 19 times, EOU is leading the series12-7. * The first time that Eastern faced Corban was during 2005-06 season where the Mountaineers won two out of the three games. * EOU has swept Corban in this year’s contests, breaking their four game losing streak from 2010-2012.

FEBRUARY (5-0)

QUICK HITS * The Mountaineers are ranked No. 3 in last week’s NAIA Div. 2 coaches’ poll (Feb. 12, 2013), moving one spot up from last week’s poll. * The Mountaineers are currently on a 22 game win streak, surpassing the longest win streak in school history. * Eastern ended their CCC play with a perfect season, 18-0. * Kelsea Hurliman is currently ranked No. 9 in Div. 2 in 3-point fieldgoals made per game and also leads the conference in 3-point fieldgoals and 3-point fieldgoal percentage. * Eastern is currently ranked No. 2 in Division II in scoring defense per game. * EOU was voted to win their conference in the pre-season coaches’ poll this year.

4 * NW Christian 5 *Corban 11 * College of Idaho 12 WALLA WALLA U. 18 * Oregon Tech 19 * Southern Oregon 25 * NORTHWEST 26 * EVERGREEN STATE

W, 70-49 W, 73-57 W, 57-53 W, 84-39 W, 91-49 W, 89-71 W, 89-53 W, 50-45

1 * Corban W, 82-59 2 * Northwest Christian W, 65-55 8 * College of Idaho W, 60-50 15 * Warner Pacific W, 66-50 16 * Concordia W, 68-52 All dates and times are Pacific HOME GAMES played at Quinn Coliseum * Cascade Collegiate Conference contests # Non-counting contests $ Lady Yote Classic

2012-13 EOU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

28-2, 18-0 CASCADE


WEEK SEVENTEEN: CCC 1ST ROUND, CORBAN

ABOUT THE WARRIORS The Corban University Warriors ended their regular season with an overall record of 9-20 and 5-13 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference which placed them eighth in the conference. Corban currently ranks no. 3 in NAIA Div. 2 in blocks per game and total blocks. Their last weekend out, the Warriors were swept by Southern Oregon and Oregon Tech. The Warriors will travel to La Grande to avenge their two losses against the Mountaineers.

LAST TIME THEY MET...

Feb. 1, 2013 La Grande, Ore – The No. 5 Eastern Oregon women’s basketball team defeated Corban University for their eighteenth straight win tonight, 82-59 at Quinn Coliseum. Senior Brooke Randall led the Mountaineers (24-2, 14-0 CCC) with 22 points and 5 assists while teammate Jorie Freeman recorded a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Emily Tsugawa led Corban (7-17, 3-10 CCC) in scoring with 13 points and 5 rebounds. Tess Bennett added 8 points and 3 rebounds. Corban was the first to score before Eastern went on an 11-0 run holding Corban scoreless for three minutes. EOU led by fifteen, 27-12, with 10:38, and would extend their lead to twenty going into half up, 49-29. Eastern shot 19-of-37 (51%) from the field in the first half and 7-of-11 (63%) from behind the arc. Corban shot 12-of-36 (33%) from the field and 3-of-11 (27%) from the three point line. With 17:18 to play EOU jumped out to their largest lead of the game, 24. Midway through the half Corban cut the lead to just 11 before EOU regained composure and extended their lead back to twenty. Eastern’s bench outscored Corban 37-25 and were plus twelve points in the paint. The Mountaineers finished shooting 33-of-70 (47%) from the field and 8-of-16 (50%) from downtown. The Warriors shot 23-of-67 (34%) from the field and 6-of-22 (27%) from behind the arc. ABOUT THE CONFERENCE After an exciting regular season, the field is set for the 2013 Cascade Conference Women’s Basketball Championship, which will begin on Tuesday at the campus sites of the top four seeds. The first seed goes to Eastern Oregon University. The Mountaineers became the first team in conference history to finish the season with a record of 18-0 and their reward will be a first round matchup with eighth-seeded Corban. The Warriors, who finished the regular season with a conference record of 5-13, earned the final playoff spot by virtue of a tiebreaker over Concordia. The second-seed belongs to the Lady Yotes of College of Idaho. Posting a conference record of 15-3 in the regular season, College of Idaho will host seventh-seed Northwest Christian on Tuesday evening. The Beacons finished the regular season with a record of 6-12 in CCC play. Oregon Tech is the third seed after earning a win over Corban on Saturday night. The Hustlin’ Owls finished the regular season at 20-8 and 13-5 in CCC play and will play host to six-seed Evergreen, who won the tiebreaker over Northwest Christian after posting a regular season record of 6-12 in CCC action. The final pairing matches fourth-seed Warner Pacific hosting fifth-seed Southern Oregon. The Knights posted a record of 11-7 in conference while Southern Oregon was just a game behind at 10-8. The 2013 Cascade Conference Women’s Basketball Championship begins on Tuesday night with all games set to tip at 7 p.m. Tuesday’s winners will meet on Friday night in the semifinal round with the winners of those games advancing to the championship on Monday, Feb. 25.

2013 CCC Women’s Basketball Championship Schedule Tuesday, Feb. 19 #8 Corban at #1 Eastern Oregon La Grande, Ore . #7 Northwest Christian at #2 College of Idaho Caldwell, Idaho #6 Evergreen at #3 Oregon Tech Klamath Falls, Ore. #5 Southern Oregon at #4 Warner Pacific Portland, Ore. Friday, Feb. 22 Lowest Remaining Seed at Highest Remaining Seed TBA Next Lowest Remaining Seed at Next Highest Remaining Seed TBA Monday, Feb. 25 Lowest Remaining Seed at Highest Remaining Seed TBA

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2012-13 EOU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

28-2, 18-0 CASCADE

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