Delaware Wraps Trip to North Carolina Sunday at Elon
» Delaware looks to continue its winning ways and go above .500 in CAA action following a 63-52 victory at UNCW.
» Abby Gonzales registered a career-best 16 points, including four 3-pointers, in Friday’s win.
» Freshman Bailey Kargo is playing in a homecoming game of sorts as the guard grew up in Greensboro, N.C., which is approximately 20 miles west of Elon University.
» After trailing most of the fourth quarter, Elon rallied to take down Drexel, 48-45, Friday in Philadelphia. Lauren Brown led the Phoenix with 12 points while Shay Burnett notched the fourth double-double of her season with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
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SERIES INFORMATION 🏀
» Elon leads the all-time series between the two teams, 4-1.
» Delaware picked up its first-ever win over the Phoenix during last season’s CAA Tournament. The fifth-seeded Blue Hens came from behind to down fourth-seeded Elon, 57-50, in quarterfinals action at The Show Place Arena on March 10, 2016.
» In the last matchup at Alumni Gym, Delaware was never able to get into an offensive rhythm as Elon defeated the Blue Hens, 62-45, on February 26, 2016.
» The two teams conclude the regular season series in Newark on February 24..
THE COACHES 📋
» UD head coach Tina Martin (Lock Haven ‘86) is in her 21st season and currently holds a 399-230 (.634) all-time record.
» The winningest coach in UD men’s and women’s basketball history, Martin has garnered three conference Coach of the Year awards and led the Hens to 11 post-season appearances.
» Martin is 23-8 against UNCW during her tenure.
» Charlotte Smith (North Carolina ‘99) is in her sixth year with the Phoenix and is 97-74 all-time. Smith previously served nine seasons as an assistant coach at her alma mater. She has also played professionally overseas and in the ABL and WNBA. Smith was recently named an assistant coach for the USA U18 National Team.