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PSU Scranton vs PSU Hazleton gameday preview

PSU Scranton vs PSU Hazleton gameday preview

DUNMORE, PA – Tonight PSU Scranton plays host for conference rivals PSU Hazleton in the first game of a two game season series.

Women's Basketball preview:

Penn State Scranton 1-6

Penn State Hazleton 2-4

 

LAST SEASON:

January 9, 2019 at Scranton:

Scranton took a 1-0 series lead on Hazleton following a 82-63 win at home following a career game double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds from sophomore guard, Danielle Powell and a 15 point performance from sophomore guard, Rachel Lewis. Sophomore forward, Jess Berger contributed a career-high 18 rebounds for Scranton.

Hazleton was led by senior guard, McKenzie Prutsman with 26 points, six rebounds and five assists on the night.

February 15, 2019 at Hazleton

Hazleton evened up the season series off an impressive performance from their senior Prutsman's 33 points, six rebounds, eight assists and four steals, defeating Scranton 79-54.

Scranton was led by Berger with 10 points, seven rebounds, two steals and two blocks and Lewis added eight points, five rebounds and two steals.

 

Players to watch:

Hazleton:

Scarlet Vargas – Freshman - Shooting Guard

PPG – 15.4

FG % - 39.5

RPG - 6

Katura McCorkle – Freshman – Power Forward

PPG – 11.9

FG % - 51.2

RPG – 7.8

Scranton:

Rachel Lewis – Junior – Guard

PPG – 9.8

FT % - 77.8

APG – 2.4

Jessica Berger – Junior – Forward

PPG – 9.0

FG % - 50

RPG – 5.7

 

Tonight, Hazleton looks to improve on their 2-4 conference record as Scranton looks to make up ground in the PSUAC standings and defend their home court sitting at 1-6 in the conference.