UNC Asheville Women's Basketball heads to Presbyterian for a Big South Conference battle, with a tip-off scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Templeton Center in Clinton, S.C. Asheville stands at 9-15 overall and 3-8 in the conference, ranking sixth in scoring and leading in scoring defense. They also boast impressive free throw percentage and rebounding statistics. McKinley Brooks-Sumpter and LaImani Simmons are notable players for Asheville. On the other hand, Presbyterian enters the matchup at 13-13 overall and 4-7 in the conference, ranking seventh in scoring and third in scoring defense. Bryanna Brady, Mara Neira, and Tilda Sjokvist are key players for Presbyterian. This will mark the 36th all-time meeting between Asheville and Presbyterian, with Asheville leading the series 18-17. Presbyterian has won the last four encounters, including a recent victory on Jan. 6.

By the Numbers
  • Asheville ranks sixth in the Big South Conference in scoring at 59.3 points per game
  • Asheville leads the conference in scoring defense at 58.7 points per game
  • Asheville is second in the conference and 37th in the nation in free throw percentage (83.3 percent)
  • Asheville is also second in the Big South in rebounding at 38.1 rebounds per game
  • Presbyterian ranks seventh in the conference in scoring at 58.7 points per game
  • Presbyterian ranks third in the Big South in scoring defense at 61.7 points per game
  • Presbyterian is fourth in the Big South in rebounding at 36.6 rebounds per game
State of Play
  • Asheville stands at 9-15 overall and 3-8 in the Big South Conference
  • Presbyterian enters the matchup at 13-13 overall and 4-7 in the Big South Conference
  • This will be the 36th all-time meeting between Asheville and Presbyterian, with Asheville leading the all-time series 18-17
  • Presbyterian has won the last four in the series, including a 55-46 victory at Kimmel Arena back on Jan. 6
Bottom Line

UNC Asheville Women's Basketball heads to Presbyterian for a crucial Big South Conference battle, with both teams aiming to improve their standing in the conference. The game is highly anticipated due to the history between the teams, and fans can expect an intense and competitive matchup.