November 17, 2016

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The University of Tennessee at Martin women’s basketball team will look to build upon its first win of the season with a matinee matchup against Mid-American Conference foe Ohio on Friday, Nov. 18. Tipoff from the Convocation Center is scheduled for 10 a.m. CST.

The Skyhawks (1-2) picked up the team’s first win of the season with a standout performance at Western Carolina. The squad broke into the win column behind a steady mixture of fresh players and pressure defense - forcing Western Carolina into 21 turnovers. UT Martin also tallied 17 assists and 11 steals as a team – both ranking as season highs while 10 different players scored in the contest.

Sophomore guard Emanye Robertson led the Skyhawks with a career-high 15 points while notching five assists and two steals. Myah Taylor ranked second on the team with 14 points while Kendall Spray (12 points) and Ashton Feldhaus (11 points) rounded out four Skyhawks in double figures.

The Skyhawks are coached by Kevin McMillan who is currently in his eighth season with a 143-85 record. McMillan - the two-time reigning Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year - ranks seventh on the OVC’s all-time wins leaderboard. Ohio is coached by Bob Boldon who is 161-119 in his 10th season while posting a 63-32 mark leading the Bobcats.

Ohio (1-0) is making its home debut after posting a 76-48 victory at High Point on Sunday. The Bobcats are led by Jasmine Weatherspoon who is averaging 17 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks per game while Taylor Angler also chips in 15 points per night. The squad is also coming off its second straight regular season championship – making an appearance in the Women’s NIT Round of 16.

Friday’s matchup serves as the third meeting between UT Martin and Ohio with each team posting a win each on its respective home court. The Skyhawks won the last matchup with a 75-66 victory on Dec. 4, 2002.

The game will be available to watch on ESPN3 or the WatchESPN app. Fans can also listen to the contest on Star 95.1 FM. Links for both broadcasts, along with live stats can be found at the top of the page.

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