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OWENS EXPRESS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

10-TIME OCCAC CHAMPIONS 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

6 NJCAA All-Americans --- 7 NJCAA National Tournament Appearances --- 2015 NJCAA Final 4

TODAY’S MATCHUP No. 3 OWENS

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NOTES

- Welcome to this evening’s afternoon’s between your No. 3 Owens Express and the visiting Clark State Eagles. Today’s game is being streamed on our YouTube page, which can be found by searching Owens Express Athletics. - Clark State enters today’s matchup with a 2-8 overall record and a 1-4 mark in OCCAC play. The team is led by Taylor Johnson, who is averaging 20.8 points and 10.0 rebounds since joining the team at semester break. -Owens, meanwhile, has won 18 straight to open the season and is averaging 104.5 PPG over the past four contests. In recent weeks, they have broken the following single game team records - most points, most points in a half, fewest points allowed, largest margin of victory, fewest fouls, free throw percentage and field goals made. - On top of that, the team broke the program’s record for longest regular season winning streak, which now sits at 32 dating back to Jan. 6 of last year. They have also won a record 39 straight regular season conference games, a streak Head Coach: KaWambee Gaines (1st Yr.) that began 2-8-14. The last loss? 2-1-14. The team hasn’t lost a home conference game since 1-21-12. - Owens has now won its first 18 games by an average of Career Record: 49.8 PPG. Furthermore, they have outscored their opponents by 897 points, which is 69 more than the total num2-8 ber of points they’ve allowed this year. They have not won a game by fewer than 22 points, and they are averaging 95.8 Career OCCAC Record: PPG, which is second in the nation. They have scored 100 1-4 or more points in three straight (never been done before in Owens WBB history) and seven overall this year - just two short of matching the single season record of nine set by last year’s team. - Owens is now 68-1 at home, which includes 19 straight PPG: Johnson 20.8 wins, since February of 2012. RPG: Johnson 10.0 - Owens went 2-0 against Clark State last year. They won APG: Hunter 2.1 70-54 on the road jan. 16 before picking up a 99-63 win on SPG: Johnson/Barnes 1.5 Feb. 20 at home. BPG: Johnson 1.8 - As a team, Owens is in the top 10 in the nation in the FG%: Johnson 50.0 3PT FG%: Johnson 50.0 following statistical categories - points per game (2), blocks FT %: Barnes 74.5 (2), assists (2), steals (2), rebounds (2), defensive rebounds

CLARK STATE

THE BASICS Head Coach: Mike Llanas (13th Yr.) Career Record: 311-96 (.764) Career OCCAC Record: 131-29 (.818)

STATISTICAL LEADERS PPG: Bethea 14.3 RPG: Reese 9.2 APG: Pennington 4.7 SPG: Bethea 4.7 BPG: Ivey 1.7 FG%: Reese 57.4 3PT FG%: Cowan 43.9 FT %: Mossing 91.7

(4), offensive rebounds (3), FT % (2), FT made (4), FG made (2) and FG % (5). - Despite the success, Owens remains the Rodney Dangerfield of NJCAA D-II WBB. They have been ranked No. 3 for all six national polls this year, while No. 2 Pima has remained ahead of them the whole time despite losing 3 times. No. 1 Kirkwood, meanwhile, has risen from No. 7 to jump Owens. - To view the schedule and results, along with links to recaps, photo albums and videos this year, visit OwensExpress.com and select women’s basketball from the sport dropdown. Once there, click on schedule/results dropdown and then the corresponding links will appear next to each game. You can follow live updates on Twitter by searching the handle @owensexpress, and you can find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter by searching Owens Express Athletics.

2016-17 Clark State Eagles Roster No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown/High School 1 DeKayla Hunter G SO 5’8” Huber Heights, OH / Wayne 3 Danyah Barnes G FR 5’6” Springfield, OH / Shawnee 5 Mackenzie Yocum G FR 5’4” Zanesfield, OH / Bellefontaine 10 Marlena Channels G FR 5’6” Springfield, OH / Kenton Ridge 12 Brittany Bryant G FR 5’ - / Indian Lake 21 Chelsea Daniels G SO 5’4” Dayton, OH / Pointz Career Center 22 Taylor Johnson G FR 5’7” - / Catholic Central 24 Breanna Mays G FR 5’4” - / Springfield High School HEAD COACH: KaWambee Gaines (1st Year) ASSISTANT COACHES: Jason Mitchell, Marissa Roberts, Mike Gaines

2016-17 RECORD IN DEPTH OVERALL RECORD: 18-0 OCCAC Region XII Home Away Neutral

5-0 15-0 11-0 6-0 1-0

2016-17 SCHEDULE/RESULTS DATE

11/01 11/09 11/16 11/18 11/19 11/22 11/30 12/03 12/14 12/17 12/20 12/21 12/29 12/30 01/07 01/11 01/14 01/18 01/21 01/25 01/28 02/01 02/04 02/08 02/11 02/15 02/18 02/22 02/25 03/04 03/07 03/10 03/11 03/21 03/22 03/23 03/24 03/25

OPPONENT

RESULT

@ Mercyhurst North East W 86-40 WAYNE COUNTY W 122-46 @ No. 15 Schoolcraft W 81-42 @ No. 12 Kalamazoo Valley# W 75-55 Grand Rapids# W 92-34 LANSING W 107-55 No. 15 SCHOOLCRAFT W 92-50 MUSKEGON W 86-55 CUYAHOGA* W 86-51 @ No. 20 Sinclair* W 78-56 KELLOGG W 103-31 OAKLAND W 134-35 MACOMB W 78-45 JACKSON W 84-54 @ Hocking W 109-36 LORAIN COUNTY* W 108-23 @ Columbus State* W 104-60 EDISON* W 97-60 CLARK STATE* 1 PM @ Lakeland* 5:30 PM @ Cincinnati State* 1 PM @ Cuyahoga* 5:30 PM HOCKING 1 PM @ Lorain County* 5:30 PM SINCLAIR* 1 PM @ Edison* 5:30 PM COLUMBUS STATE* 1 PM LAKELAND* 5:30 PM @ Clark State* 1 PM CINCINNATI STATE* 1 PM District I Quarterfinals^ 5:30 PM District I Semifinals TBA District I Finals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA TBA ALL CAPS - HOME GAMES * CONFERENCE GAMES # KVCC Classic @ KVCC ^ If necessary


2016-17 Owens Express Women’s Basketball Roster HEAD COACH: MIKE LLANAS ASSISTANT COACHES: STEPHEN PERRY, TIFFANI BLACKMAN

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#3 ESSENCE COWAN

- Has at four 3-pointers made in the past 3 games - 14.3 PPG over past three contests - Has at least 2 assists in 8 straight games

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#5 COURIZMA WILLIAMS

- Has scored double figures in 7 of past 8 games - Tied season-high 8 rebounds vs Columbus State - 7 points away from 500 in her career

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#10 BRENDA PENNINGTON

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#12 HAILI MOSSING

- Five or more rebounds in eight straight games - Shot 80 percent from the field vs Edison - Has at least one rebound in every game

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#20 SYBIL ROSEBORO

- Scored double figures in five of past seven games - Three or more assists in eight straight games - Fifth on team in 3-point shooting (35.1 percent)

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#22 JERYN REESE

- 724 career points - 11 away from 17th all-time - Averaging 17.8 PPG, 11.2 RPG over past 5 games - Has 546 career rebounds, record is 663

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#23 DENISSA SLY

- Averaging 6 PPG since returning from injury - 12 steals over past four games - Fourth on team in steals per game

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#24 ARIEL BETHEA

- Broke career steal record vs Edison - Sits at 526 career points, 181 career steals - Needs 20 steals to break Laykyn Gulley’s season record

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#30 KAYLAH IVEY

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#32 OLIVIA FROST

5-6 Fr. Lima Senior/Lima, OH

5-10 So. Hughes/Cincinnati, OH

- 8 or more points in seven straight 5-2 Fr. Bishop Noll Institute/Hammond, IN - 8 or more assists in three straight games - 7 steals over the past three games

5-9 Fr. Evergreen/Metamora, OH

5-6 So. Elyria/Elyria, OH

6-0 So. Mansfield/Mansfield, OH

5-8 Fr. Northmont/Engelwood, OH

5-9 G Huron/Ann Arbor, MI

- 13 or more points in 2 of the past 3 games 6-1 Fr. Westerville South/Westerville, OH - 6 FGs vs Edison, 3rd highest total of the season - Has 5 or more rebounds in 12 straight games - Returns to the lineup today after missing past 10 games 6-0 Fr. North Baltimore/North Baltimore, OH - Has 1 reb, 1 ast and 1 steal in 5 of 7 games played - 2nd on team in FT percentage at 87.5

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Game Notes: Owens vs Clark State, WBB, Jan. 21, 2017  

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