Furman vs. Charleston Southern – Game Preview – December 16, 2021
A pair of boardsports teams face off when the Charleston Southern Lady Buccaneers (0-7) host the Furman Lady Paladins (5-6) on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. ET. The Lady Paladins are looking to end a five-game losing streak against the Lady Buccaneers, who have lost five in a row.
Skylar Baltezegar posted a record 8 points in Charleston Southern’s last game against Florida State on Sunday, but it wasn’t enough in an 83-32 loss.
Tate Walters scored a high 15 points in Furman’s last outing against Georgia Tech on Sunday, but it wasn’t enough in a 63-36 loss.
South Charleston Team Stats
Charleston Southern is averaging 47.4 points per game, 13.3 less than the 60.7 Furman allowed per game. The Lady Buccaneers haven’t hit the 61-point threshold this season.
As a team, the Lady Buccaneers shoot 65.7% from the free throw line, good for ninth place in the Deep South. Makenna Winans leads Charleston Southern, knocking down 2.3 free throws per game while shooting 82,000 percent of the charity strip.
Furman team statistics
The Lady Paladins have 63.2 points per game, which is lower than the 81.6 points given up by Charleston Southern per game. Furman’s record this season is 5-1 when he scores at least 82 points.
The Lady Paladins make 75.4% of their free throws as a team, the best in SoCon. Walters made 2.9 free throws per game to lead Furman while reversing 73% of his attempts on the line.
Charleston Southern players to watch
Sharita Godfrey paced Charleston Southern’s goal effort, averaging 7.2 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Sha’Mya Leigh is the team’s top passer, scoring 2.0 assists with 6.0 points per game. The Lady Buccaneers’ main rebounder is Baltezegar, who is shooting 6.0 boards per game in addition to averaging 6.5 points.
Leigh’s three-point shot per game makes her the most prolific three-point shooter in Charleston Southern. She connects on 23% of her shots beyond the arc.
Player stats reflect five of five games this season.
Furman players to watch
Tierra Hodges leads Furman in goals and rebounds with 15.0 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. Walters adds 13.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.8 steals for the Lady Paladins, and Sydney James is averaging 7.9 points per game.
Walters helps clear the floor for Furman, leading the Lady Paladins averaging 2.2 three-pointers per game while shooting 42% from beyond the arc.
Player stats reflect 11 of 11 games this season.
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