Lady Scots lighting it up

When Huntingdon visits Boydson Baird Gymnasium this weekend for a Great South matchup on Saturday, the Lady Hawks will try to match baskets with one of the nation’s highest scoring teams.

Maryville coach Todd Wright’s Scots are ranked in the top 25 in six NCAA statistical categories half way through the season. Maryville’s fast-paced offense is ranked 10th nationally, averaging 76.6 points a game. The Scots field-goal percentage of 45.4 places Maryville seventh in the nation. The Scots perimeter game is averaging 7.1 made 3-pointers per contest, ranked 21st nationally.

Guards Alicia Brown and Lailah Farmer have been strong at hitting the open player, with Maryville averaging 17.5 assists per game, ranking seventh. Individually, Brown is second in the nation with 6.8 assists per game. Senior post player Alison Harmon is ranked fifth in the country with a 65.1 field-goal percentage.

Tipoff Saturday is 2 p.m., with the Maryville and Huntingdon men following at 4.

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