PREVIEW: Crusaders travel to Dallas Christian College on Tuesday (1/8)

Non-conference rematch between the Crusaders on Tuesday.
Non-conference rematch between the Crusaders on Tuesday.

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FIRST TIP

The University of Dallas women's basketball team will travel to Dallas Christian College to play the Crusaders for the second time this season. First tip is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. UD (1-11, 1-4 SCAC) fell in their last outing to Trinity University at home. In the first match-up on November 28th against DCC, Dallas was edged late in the fourth quarter.


THREE THINGS TO KNOW FOR UD

- Dallas is outrebounding its opponents by almost four boards per game, averaging 24.6 on the defensive glass.

- The Crusaders are averaging 56.3 points on the road.

- UD grabbed 41 rebounds in the first meeting against DCC.


BY THE NUMBERS

- Dallas Christian won the first meeting this season in Irving 69-66. Shabria Walters led the visiting Crusaders with 20 points and seven rebounds, while Trish Daily added 19 points and six assists.

- Vanessa Diaz (San Antonio, Texas) led the home Crusaders with a season-best 21 points and 13 rebounds to complete the double-double. Faith Starnes (Bryan, Texas) added 13 points.

- DCC SEASON STATS

- UD SEASON STATS


SCOUTING THE CRUSADERS  

- The Crusaders (5-7) are coming off an 82-50 win over Ozark Christian on Thursday (1/3).

- DCC is averaging a 40.2 field goal percentage at home.

- The Crusaders are shooting 64.3 percent from the free-throw line on the season.

- DCC is allowing 73.3 points-per-game.

- Trish Daily leads the team with 13.3 points-per-game.


UP NEXT

Dallas will be back within the friendly confines of the Maher Center on Saturday (1/12) to host Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) opponent Southwestern University. Tip-off is set for 4:00 p.m.