Southeast Missouri (2-1) vs. George Mason (2-1)
Date: Nov. 18, 2017
Tipoff: 2:30 p.m. ET
Location: Fairfax, Va.
Arena: EagleBank Arena
Series: First Meeting
Nyla Milleson (337-200, 18th
Radio: SEMO ESPN 1220 AM
Play-by-play: Glen Johnson
Follow the Redhawks on Twitter for in-game updates @SEMOwbb
Southeast Missouri women's basketball (2-1) will finish out the Preseason WNIT this weekend in Fairfax, Va. against host school George Mason. In their first game of the consolation round, they defeated Saint Francis 82-50.
Scouting George Mason
George Mason is 2-1 on the season. They defeated Old Dominion in the first consolation game 66-53. The Patriots were defeated by Michigan 75-61 in the opening round of the Preseason WNIT. They are led by center Natalie Butler, a graduate transfer from UConn. She is averaging 16.5 points and 10.5 rebounds on the year.
Follow the Redhawks
Friday's game will be streamed live and for free on the OVC Digital Network. Fans can listen to the game live on the radio on SEMO ESPN 1220 AM with Glen Johnson. The broadcast can also be streamed live at SEMOESPN.com and on the SEMO ESPN app. Live stats are available online at GoMason.com. Live Twitter updates are available on the official Twitter page of the Redhawks, @SEMOwbb.
A Look at What's Ahead
Southeast will play next on Nov. 22 against Southern Illinois University. That game will be played at 1:00 p.m. at the Show Me Center. SIU is 1-1 on the season.
Saint Francis Recap
The Redhawks defeated Saint Francis 82-50 in their first game of the consolation round of Preseason WNIT. Tesia Thompson led the way with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Ashton Luttrull
added 18 off the bench with a pair of triples. Kaley Leyhue
also chipped in 11 points with three three-pointers. Southeast held Saint Francis to under 20 percent shooting in the first quarter.
The Redhawks Bracket
The Redhawks were placed into one of two consolation brackets for the Preseason WNIT. The fellow teams in the Redhawks bracket are Saint Francis, Old Dominion and host school George Mason. After the Redhawks battle Saint Francis, the will play the winner of Old Dominion vs. George Mason if they win, or they play loser of that game if they fall to Saint Francis.
Southeast in the Preseason WNIT
This is the first time in program history the Redhawks are competing in the Preseason WNIT Tournament. This is the 24th annual Preseason WNIT, debuting in 1994. Notre Dame took down Washington last year to become the sixth program to win the tournament multiple times.