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Streaking Tribe Hosts James Madison on Sunday Afternoon
Updated: Friday 02/02/2013 (ET)
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The William and Mary women's basketball team will put its three-game winning streak on the line against James Madison on Sunday, Feb.3.  Tip-off at Kaplan Arena is scheduled for 2 p.m., and fans can follow the action online at TribeAthletics.com with live video and stats.

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  Game Day Information  -  Game 20 vs. JAMES MADISON
When:     Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, 2:00 PM
 Where:    Williamsburg, Va.  Campus Map  |  Visiting Williamsburg
Venue:    Kaplan Arena  |  Seating Chart
Broadcast:    Watch Online  | Live Stats | TribeAthletics TV
Tickets:    TribeAthletics.com
Game Notes:  William and Mary James Madison  |  CAA  
Season Stats: William and Mary | James Madison | CAA 
News:

UNCW Highlights | ODU Highlights |Daily Press|Flat Hat
Virginian Pilot | Hoops for a Cure

Scouting the Tribe
Winners of three-straight, the Green and Gold looks to keep the momentum rolling as it enters Sunday's game with an overall record of 5-14 and a Colonial Athletic Association mark of 3-5.  On Thursday night, W&M defeated UNCW, 63-61, as senior Taylor Hilton led the Tribe attack with 15 points and nine rebounds.  Senior Emily Correal filled the stat sheet against the Seahawks with 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, while classmate Janine Aldridge netted 11 points and six rebounds.

Senior Emily Correal's 15.3 ppg and 8.1 rebounds per outing rank sixth and seventh, respectively, in the CAA.  The Venetia, Pa., native has netted 20 or more points on eight occasions this season which included a career-high 30 points in the contest at North Carolina A&T.  Classmate Janine Aldridge ranks eighth in the league in scoring (14.1), while her 61 3-pointers are tops in the conference.  Furthermore, Aldridge's 3.4 treys per game not only lead the CAA but also rank fourth nationally.

W&M's 62.8 points per game rank sixth in the CAA, while its 11.2 steals per contest rank 45th nationally and first in the league.  Furthermore, of the Tribe's 436 made field goals this season, 287 have been accounted for with assists, giving the Green and Gold an average of 15.3 per outing, which ranks second in the CAA.  From 3-point range, the Tribe has netted 122 treys on the season, which is second most in the league, only behind Northeastern (152).  

Scouting the Dukes
James Madison comes to Kaplan Arena riding a six-game winning streak, which included a 75-61 win at Towson on Thursday night.  In the contest against the Tigers, five Dukes scored in double-digits as junior Kirby Burkholder led the way with 15 points to go along with seven rebounds.  During its six game unbeaten streak, JMU has outscored its opponents by an average score of 74.3 to 57.3.

The Dukes lead the CAA in scoring at 68.6 ppg, while its 58.4 points allowed per contest rank fourth.  From beyond the arc, JMU has been efficient as it's connecting on a league high .373 percent of its attempts, which also ranks eighth nationally.  Individually, senior Tarik Hislop leads the Dukes with 16.3 ppg, which also ranks fourth in the CAA.  Additionally, the JMU floor general ranks third in the league in assists (3.7) and assists-to-turnover ratio (1.8).  Burkholder's 15.6 ppg rank fifth in the CAA, while her 7.9 rebounds per contest stand eighth.  Furthermore, her free throw percentage of .905 leads the CAA, while her 59 3-pointers rank second behind W&M senior Janine Aldridge (61).    

News and Notes:
- Sunday's contest will be the 77th meeting between W&M and James Madison, as the Dukes own a 61-15 series advantage.  Earlier this season, JMU defeated the Green and Gold in Harrisonburg, Va., as senior Emily Correal led W&M with 21 points and 11 rebounds in the setback.

- During the Tribe's three-game winning streak, the Green and Gold have utilized strong second half's en route to its victories.  W&M has shot a combined 43-of-87 (.494 percent) in the second half, which was highlighted by a blistering 18-of-27  (66.7 percent) performance against Old Dominion.  Additionally, the Tribe has led by double digits in the second half of each victory.

- Senior Janine Aldridge, who is the College's all-time leader in 3-pointers made with 282, is in range to become W&M's all-time leader in steals.  The Massapequa, N.Y., native is just 22 thefts shy of passing Jen Sobota '03 for the all-time mark (257).  In the College's outing at Northeastern, Aldridge set a career-high with seven steals against the Huskies.  This season, Aldridge is averaging 2.9 steals per game, which stands second in the CAA.  Aldridge and Sobota are the only players in W&M history to tally 1,000 points, 200 3-pointers and 200 steals.

- The William and Mary women's basketball team will host its annual Breast Cancer Awareness game "Hoops for a Cure" on Friday, Feb. 15, against Northeastern at 8 p.m.  Admission to the contest will be free of charge for fans who wear pink.  Promotional t-shirts will go on sale prior to Feb. 15 and can be purchased at upcoming men's basketball home games or by calling the W&M Women's Basketball Office at 757-221-3140.  T-shirts will be sold for the price of $10 for students and $15 for adults.  This year's "Hoops for a Cure" game against the Huskies will be televised on Comcast Sports Network Mid-Atlantic and the Comcast Sports Network New England.

- Senior Emily Correal has made 103 starts for the Green and Gold over the course of her career, which ranks fourth in school history.  Jen Sobota currently owns the school record with 113 starts.  Additionally, Correal is only four blocks shy of becoming only the fourth player in school history to post 100 career blocks.  Furthermore, Correal posted her fifth double-double of the season in the win at UNCW (12 points and 10 rebounds), and now has 23 career double-doubles, which rank fourth in W&M history.  The Venetia, Pa., native has netted double-digit scoring performances on 57 occasions during her career, which rank ninth in the Tribe record books.­­


 











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