CONWAY, S.C. – The Coastal Carolina ladies’s basketball group will open the 2022-23 season on the highway in Athens, Ga., on Monday, Nov. 7, because the Chanticleers will tackle Southeastern Convention opponent Georgia. The opening tip is scheduled for six p.m. ET on the Stegeman Coliseum.
The sport would be the first-ever assembly between the 2 groups on the hardwood. Coastal was picked to complete twelfth within the Solar Belt Convention within the preseason coaches ballot.
After closing the 2021-22 season with a 15-11 general report and 4-9 within the SBC play, the Chanticleers enter the season below the management of recent head coach Kevin Pederson. Pederson shall be teaching in his twenty second season general and the primary on the helm in Conway.
The Chants averaged 72.3 factors per recreation whereas taking pictures 42.8 p.c from the sphere and a taking pictures proportion of 29.2 from three-point vary. Defensively, Coastal allowed 61.8 factors per recreation and held its opponents to 36.4 taking pictures proportion from the ground and 27.2 from behind the three-point arch. The Chanticleers received the rebound battle by grabbing 45.9 boards per recreation, whereas letting their opponents seize 34.1 rebounds per contest.
Coastal will return sophomores Arin Freeman and Angie Juste-Jean, who averaged 9.0 and eight.2 factors per recreation, respectively. Senior Deaja Richardson, sophomore Jordyn Newsome, sophomore Arielle-Vadrelle Belinga, and Brali Simmons all return after seeing important enjoying time final yr.
CCU will combine in transfers Helena Delaruelle, Miriam Recarte, Amaya Adams, B’Aunce Carter, and Anaya Barney with the younger nucleus of returners.
The Georgia Bulldogs return 5 gamers from the 2021-22 group that completed final season with a 21-10 report and completed 9-7 within the SEC. UGA’s high returning scorer is Malury Bates with 5.1 factors per recreation whereas Zoesha Smith and Chloe Chapman are proper behind Bates with 3.0 and a pair of.6 factors per recreation, respectively.
As a group, the Bulldogs averaged 68.4 factors per recreation whereas permitting 59.1 factors per recreation whereas outshooting their opponents 42.8 p.c to 37.8 p.c from the ground. Georgia averaged 40.6 rebounds per recreation, whereas permitting its opponents to seize 35.3 boards per contest.
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