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From the Jump – Women’s Basketball Ready for River City Rumble Doubleheader

From the Jump - Women's Basketball Ready for River City Rumble Doubleheader


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – North Florida women’s basketball returns to the First Coast to prepare for back-to-back games against crosstown rivals, JU, in the River City Rumble. UNF makes the trip to JU on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m., with another game played just two days later on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m., in UNF Arena.

Both Thursday and Saturday’s conference matchups will be broadcasted on ESPN+. Updates for each game will be made through live stats, as well as on Twitter at OspreyWBB.


FROM THE JUMP

  • First time playing JU twice in a span of three days since the 2020-21 season.
  • Weekend rivalry series will start a four-game stint for UNF in Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Ospreys looking to sweep the season series for the second time in three seasons.
  • UNF split the games last year with their win coming against the Dolphins at their place.
  • Kaila Rougier returns home for the first time since recording a career-high 23 points at Bellarmine.
  • Rougier has led the team in scoring since ASUN play started with 12.6 PPG.
  • She also has been averaging 5.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game in conference.
  • On pace to be first player under head coach Darrick Gibbs to average more than 10.0 PPG, 5.0 RPG and 4.0 APG in the ASUN.
  • Lyric Swann returned from injury against Eastern Kentucky last weekend after missing three games.
  • She came off the bench at EKU and led the team in scoring with 10 points over 31 minutes played.
  • The redshirt junior maintains a season scoring average of 14.8 PPG, which ranks fourth among all players in the conference.
  • The Swann sisters have totaled for 58 of the 111 total made three-pointers this season, which accounts for just over 52% of the team production from beyond the arc.
  • Emma Broermann continues to be a force on the boards with 115 total rebounds and 6.8 RPG.
  • No other player on the team has more than 80 rebounds over the course of this season.


SCOUTING REPORT

  • Jacksonville heads into rivalry weekend with an 8-9 overall record, as well as a 2-5 ASUN record.
  • Like the Ospreys, JU heads into the pair of games on a three-game losing streak after recent losses to Liberty, Bellarmine and Eastern Kentucky.
  • Both conference wins on the year have come at home to Bellarmine and Queens.
  • Sports a stellar 7-1 record in home…

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