The Center Tennessee Girl Raiders went 3-0 final week and averaged a margin of victory of 21.3 factors per sport in wins over UAB, Charlotte and Louisiana Tech to earn NCAA.com Crew of the Week.
Center Tennessee (16-2, 9-0 Convention USA) at present maintain the fourth longest energetic profitable streak within the nation at 14 and are ranked twentieth within the newest NCAA Analysis Software (NET) rankings. The profitable streak is the longest by a Girl Raider crew since they gained 17 in a row from Nov. 29, 2013 to Feb. 5, 2014.
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As well as, the Girl Raiders, who began 9-0 in convention play for the primary time as a member of Convention USA, have C-USA’s highest scoring offense at 75.2 factors per sport and are holding opponents to a conference-low 55.4 factors per sport.
The duo of Kseniya Malashka (16.2 factors per sport) and Savannah Wheeler (16.1 factors per sport) lead the crew in scoring. Malashka dropped 28 factors towards Charlotte on Jan. 19 in a 65-41 win and Wheeler adopted with 29 vs. Louisiana Tech on Jan. 21 within the 68-50 victory. Each gamers achieved scoring milestones as effectively, with Wheeler reaching 1,500 profession factors, whereas Malashka surpassed 1,000 profession factors.
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Wheeler, a junior guard, averaged 19.3 factors, 3.3 assists, 2.7 rebounds and one steal within the three video games. Wheeler, who ranks fourth nationally in free throws made per sport, made 15 of her 16 free throw makes an attempt within the three video games final week.
Center Tennessee misplaced its season opener, 76-75 on the street towards Mercer on Nov. 7, and fell to Texas Tech 72-67 on the Las Vegas Invitational on Nov. 25. Since, Center Tennessee has gained 14 video games in a row.
The Girl Raiders will look to run its profitable streak to fifteen once they return to motion on Jan. 26 at house towards Florida Atlantic.