Central Michigan (2-4) vs. Dayton (2-3)
Thursday, Dec. 5 | 7 p.m | Mount Pleasant, Mich. | McGuirk Arena
Live Audio: www.cmuchippewas.com
Radio: 91.5 wmhw-fm; Jared Sandler (play-by-play), David Lyden (color) and Adam Jaksa (host)
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|Probable Starters (Based on previous game)|
|G||1||Da'Jourie Turner||5-6||So.||6-5||6.8||1.3||2.0 APG|
|G||3||Jessica Green||5-10||Jr.||6-5||9.8||3.7||4.2 APG|
|G||12||Kerby Tamm||5-10||Jr.||6-6||5.3||5.3||9 3FGM|
|G||24||Niki DiGuilio||5-8||Sr.||6-6||15.2||2.0||22 3FGM|
|F||32||Jas'Mine Bracey||6-2||Jr.||6-6||9.0||10.3||1.5 BPG|
Long Distance Calls
The Chippewas set a program record with 18 made three-point field goals in their 88-62 victory over Xavier, breaking the previous record of 16 set versus Robert Morris last season. Senior Niki DiGuilio and junior Kerby Tamm each made six triples in the process.
Thursday will be the first home of the season for the Maroon and Gold after traveling approximately 7,436 miles over its first six games. CMU plays just two non-conference games at home this season, including a Dec. 18 affair versus Prairie View A&M.
DiGuilio Named to Paradise Jam All-Tournment Team
The senior guard from Mount Vernon continued her hot start to the season, averaging 15.7 points per game behind 13 three-point field goals. She finished the weekend with 21 points in a win over Xavier and shot 48.1 percent (13-for-27) from behind the arc in the three games.
Dish to Serve
Junior Jessica Green offered a helping hand to her teammates at the Paradise Jam, averaging 6.0 assists over the three games. Green also averaged 10.3 points per contests and dished out a career-high 10 assists versus Xavier.
Junior Kerby Tamm was on fire in the Chippewas’ victory over Xavier, knocking down a career-high six triples en route to a career-high 18 points. Tamm also chipped in with five rebounds and three assists.
Weston to be Honored
During halftime of Thursday's contest versus the Flyers, Executive Associate Director of Athletic Marcy Weston will be honored for being named the 2013 Naismith Women's Official of the Year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.