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Women’s Basketball Hosts Georgia State on Tuesday Night
Updated: Friday 02/25/2013 (ET)
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The William and Mary women's basketball team will host Georgia State on Tuesday, Feb. 26.  Tip-off at Kaplan Arena in Williamsburg, Va., is scheduled for 7 p.m. and fans can follow the action online at TribeAthletics.com with live video and stats.

All Tribe basketball home games will be available at TribeAthletics TV.  Fans can purchase an annual TribeAthletics TV package (12 months) for $69.95. The four-month TribeAthletics TV lineup is available for $39.95, while fans will be able to buy monthly passes at a price of $10.95 each. 

  Game Day Information  -  Game 27 vs. Georgia State
When:     Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, 7:00 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 Georgia State  | CAA  
Season Stats: William and Mary | Georgia State |CAA 
News: Northeastern Highlights | Old Dominion Highlights

Scouting the Tribe
W&M enters the contest on Tuesday with an overall record of 6-20 and a CAA ledger of 4-11.  On Sunday, the Tribe fell at Drexel, 62-47, as senior Emily Correal led the way with 20 points and seven rebounds.  In first half action, W&M held Drexel, the CAA's top field goal percentage offense, to shoot just 28.6 percent from the floor.

Statistically, W&M leads the CAA with 10.7 steals per game, while its 14.7 assists per contest ranks third.  For the year, the Green and Gold is averaging 61.4 ppg, which stands seventh in the league.  Additionally, the Tribe's 5.7 3-pointers per contest rank third in the CAA.

Senior Emily Correal stands fourth in the CAA in scoring (16.9 ppg), while her eight rebounds per contest rank eighth.  The Venetia, Pa., native has tallied seven double-doubles on the season, bringing her career total to 25, which rank fourth in school history.  Classmate Janine Aldridge, who ranks fifth in CAA history with 297 career 3-pointers, leads the CAA in 3-pointers made with 76.      

Scouting the Panthers
Under the direction of third-year head coach Sharon Baldwin-Tener the Panthers come to Williamsburg with a record 13-13 and league ledger of 5-10.  On Sunday, GSU defeated George Mason, 67-51, as Kayla Nolan's 18 points led four Panthers in double figures.

Georgia State's field goal percentage defense of .365 ranks second in the CAA, while its 3-point field goal percentage defense (.276) and blocked shots (96) stand third.  The Panther's are averaging 61.5 points per game, which rank sixth in the CAA, while its scoring defense (60.4) stands fifth.  Kendra Long leads GSU with 10.6 points per outing, while Kayla Nolan is averaging 10.2 points per game.  Cody Paulk has been a playmaker on defense, as her CAA-leading 66 blocked shots rank 16th nationally.

News and Notes:
- Tuesday night's contest will be the 13th meeting between W&M and Georgia State, as the Tribe owns an 8-4 series advantage.  Earlier this season, the Panthers squeaked past the Green and Gold, 57-52, as senior Emily Correal paced the W&M output with 22 points and eight rebounds.

- In Sunday's contest at Drexel, senior Janine Aldridge made her 124th appearance in a Green and Gold uniform, which ties the W&M all-time mark, shared by Tiffany Benson '10 and Kyra Taylor '08.  In her next appearance, Aldridge will set a new W&M standard for career games played.

- On Wednesday, March 6, the Green and Gold will honor its five-member senior class with a pregame ceremony before its contest against George Mason.  Seniors Janine Aldridge, Emily Correal, Taylor Hilton, Jaclyn McKenna and Chanel Murchison will play their final home game in front of the Kaplan Arena faithful.  As of today, the class has combined for 378 games started, 4,095 points and 2,229 rebounds.

- Tomorrow night against Georgia State, the William and Mary women's basketball team will host Military Appreciation Night at Kaplan Arena.  All active duty U.S. Military members and their dependents, as well as all U.S. Military veterans, will receive FREE admission to the game.  Military ID's must be presented at the W&M ticket office to receive free admission.

- Earlier this season, seniors Janine Aldridge and Emily Correal became just the 15th and 16th players in Tribe history to net 1,000 career points.  As of today, Correal's 1,318 points rank eighth all-time in the Tribe record books, while Aldridge's 1,274 career buckets rank 10th.

- Senior Janine Aldridge, who is the College's all-time leader in 3-pointers made with 297, is in reach to become W&M's all-time leader in steals.  The Massapequa, N.Y., native is just 10 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 2.6 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.


 











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