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Samford's women's basketball team will play their final home game of the 2016-17 season against Jacksonville State on Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum. The Bulldogs rank second in the league in rebounding defense, with three rebounds-pointers per game, fourth in field goal percentage and fifth in 3-point scoring, according to the College Basketball Writers Association of America (CBA). Samfords has an all-time record of 72-76 against teams outside Alabama State, including an 18-14 mark at Jacksonville State, and has a 3-1 record against the Wolfpack (0-2) and 2-0 against Georgia State (1-3). They scored three times in a row, with Samlfords leading the 18-for-14 series, but only once at home.

Samford is 12-9 all-time against the Wolfpack, including a 3-1 record at Memorial Coliseum and a 2-0 record against Georgia State.

Wildcats will compete in the GARC Championships, a three-day event in Las Vegas, Nevada, this winter. The Wildcats will host NC State at Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, February 26, and have a three-person matchup on Sunday, January 28 before the game against Georgia State. Kentucky competed in both personal and virtual matches in the fall and has had success in both formats. Garc Championships are the first step towards NCAA championships, which will be held March 12-13 in Columbus, Ohio.

Samford has been a member of the OVC since 2003, before moving to SoCon in the summer of 2008. The program was part of the NCAA Division II and Division III National Championships in 1997, 2003 and 2003-2008, and The US Open 2002 - 2003.

Cournoyer led the team in each of the last two seasons with 1,000 points in his career. He went to the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in 2011 and became only the ninth player in program history to reach 1,000 points during his career and the first in program history.

The Samford senior guard leads the Southern Conference in assists, Dishes out 4.5 assists per game, and Omar has had at least five assists in each of his last three games. He also scored 15 points and five rebounds against North Alabama and scored his first double-double of the season. No 9 Kentucky, which entered the game with just two points on 1-of-5 shooting in the first half, produced 10 points in its second game after a knee injury.

Samford ranks second in the Southern Conference in assists per game (4.5) and scoring (14.1 points per game).

Tucker has scored a perfect 600 and two more 599 to his name with the air rifle, and Shaner is just behind him. Junioris averages 14.5 points per game, while senioris the second-highest point average in the Southern Conference (18.1 points) and third-most assists (4.2).

Sophia and the best fall season had Thompson with an average of 589 with the air rifle and Sellers with an average of 578 with the small-caliber pistol.

Tucker and Shaner scored 595 points, the highest score in the nation this season, and Britain averaged 2348 (67.5) with a small-caliber pistol and 2350 (68.7) with an air rifle.

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