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Five Wednesday Games Set for #A10WBB

Release: 01/22/2014
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Courtesy: Atlantic 10 Conference

#A10WBB Daily Dose | Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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Today’s Game
Wednesday, January 22

Saint Joseph’s at George Washington | 11:00 a.m. | Watch Live! – A-10 Digital Network
Dayton at Massachusetts | 7:00 | Watch Live! – A-10 Digital Network
Duquesne at VCU | 7:00 | Watch Live! – A-10 Digital Network
Richmond at Saint Louis | 7:00 | Watch Live! – A-10 Digital Network
St. Bonaventure at Rhode Island |7:00 | Watch Live! – A-10 Digital Network

Recent Scores (Click Here for Recaps)
Sunday, January 19
Saint Joseph’s 64, La Salle 52
Dayton 73, Fordham 64

>The A-10 has seven teams ranked in the top 98 of the RPI.  Saint Joseph’s (11), Dayton (19), Fordham (56), George Washington (84), St. Bonaventure (86), Duquesne (88), VCU (98). A-10 ranks No. 9 among conferences. The A-10 as a whole is ranked ninth among conferences.

>At 13-5, GW is off to its best start since 2007-08, and the Colonials are 4-1 in Atlantic 10 play for the first time since 2008-09. GW has won nine of its last 10 games. Sophomore Jonquel Jones has posted back-to-back double-doubles and 20-point performances, averaging 21.0 points and 14.5 rebounds in the last two games. She and her frontcourt-mate, freshman Caira Washington, each topped 20 points and set career highs, combining for 43 points in GW’s 94-68 win over George Mason on Saturday.

>The Dayton  Flyers (11-4, 4-0 A-10) have won 22 consecutive Atlantic 10 games, dating back to Feb. 11, 2012. UD has also won 21 consecutive home games; its streak is the third longest in NCAA D-I women’s basketball.

>Last Wednesday at VCU, Fordham’s Erin Rooney became only the second player in Ram history, the first in 22 years, to record a triple-double in a game. Rooney tallied 11 points, 11 assists, and ten rebounds, becoming the first player since Kelly Roche in February of 1992 to achieve such a feat.

>Four teams (Dayton, George Washington, Fordham, VCU) have had winning streaks of 8 or more, while George Washington, La Salle, St. Bonaventure & VCU have already eclipsed their respective win totals from last year.

>Saint Joseph’s claimed its 16th Philadelphia Big 5 title, and first outright crown since 2000-01, as the Hawks topped La Salle, 64-52, Sunday afternoon at Tom Gola Arena. Saint Joseph’s finished Big 5 play with a 4-0 record, earning the program’s first city series title since 2008-09 when it split with Temple.

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