Mount St. Mary's Women's Basketball Returns to Knott Arena to Face St. Francis Brooklyn

Mount St. Mary's Women's Basketball Returns to Knott Arena to Face St. Francis Brooklyn

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (3-10, 1-1 NEC) vs. ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN (3-11, 0-2 NEC)
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 | 4:30 p.m.
Knott Arena | Emmitsburg, Md.

Video: NECFrontRow.com (Adam Pohl, Roy Sigler)

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MOUNT UPDATE: The Mount St. Mary's women's basketball team looks to move to 3-1 at home and 2-1 in the Northeast Conference with Saturday's home game versus St. Francis Brooklyn. The Mount, which has used five different starting lineups through 13 games, is led offensively by Jacqueline Brewer's 12.2 points per game.

GAME DETAILS: Saturday's women's basketball game is the nightcap of a home doubleheader for the Mount with the men's team taking on St. Francis Brooklyn at 2 p.m. Both games will be live streamed on NECFrontRow.com.

LAST TIME OUT: In a game that came down to the wire, Jacqueline Brewer was the hero with a game-winning jumper with 2.2 seconds left to propel the Mount to a 60-58 road win at Wagner on Jan. 5. Brewer tied for the team lead with 13 points, while junior Sarafina Arthur-Williams added her second career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. The Mount shot 40.4 percent (21-for-52) and overcame 17 turnovers for the squad's first road win of the season.

ABOUT ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN: Coming off a 19-11 record in 2013-14, including a 10-8 NEC mark, St. Francis Brooklyn was selected third in the NEC Preseason Coaches Poll with one first-place vote. The Terriers have lost seven in a row entering Saturday's game with the last win coming on Dec. 3 versus Stony Brook. Four players are averaging double-digit points for the Terriers led by Jaymee Veney and Eilidh Simpson at 12.6 points per game apiece.   

LAST SEASON VS. ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN: The two sides split a pair of games last season with both teams winning on their home floors. Sydney Henderson posted 16 points and 11 rebounds in a 52-47 road loss on Jan. 4. Just nine days later, the Mount played its way to an 85-79 double overtime victory over the Terriers at Knott Arena.

ALL-TIME SERIES VS. ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN: Mount St. Mary's has dominated the all-time series with St. Francis Brooklyn with 47 wins in the 50 all-time meetings. The Mount has gone 24-1 versus the Terriers at Knott Arena, and eighth-year Head Coach Bryan Whitten has posted a 13-3 overall mark against St. Francis Brooklyn.

FLAIR FOR THE DRAMATIC: With 2.2 seconds left, Jacqueline Brewer connected on a jumper from the left-hand side to lift the Mount to a 60-58 road win at Wagner. It is the second time Brewer has hit a game-winner for the Mount. In last season's home victory over LIU Brooklyn, Brewer drained a three-pointer with 8.8 seconds left for a 63-62 win.

DOUBLE-DOUBLE: Junior Sarafina Arthur-Williams registered her second career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds in the Mount's 60-58 road win at Wagner on Jan. 5. Earlier in the season, the Potomac, Md. native secured 18 points and 13 rebounds against Delaware State.

MOUNT AT KNOTT ARENA: Mount St. Mary's, which posted an 11-4 record at Knott Arena during the 2013-14 season, is 50-51 at home under eighth-year Head Coach Bryan Whitten. Since the venue opened prior to the 1987-88 campaign, Mount St. Mary's has put together a 238-120 record. Over the last two seasons, the Mount is 13-5 at home.

UP NEXT: The Mountaineers play another Northeast Conference home game versus Central Connecticut State on Monday, Jan. 12. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.