Rams Visit La Salle Wednesday Morning

Photo Credit: Alan Hubbard
Photo Credit: Alan Hubbard

RHODE ISLAND at LA SALLE
Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 11:00 a.m.
Tom Gola Arena - Philadelphia, Pa.

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RHODE ISLAND VS. LA SALLE - SERIES NOTES

  • Wednesday will be the 34th meeting between Rhode Island and La Salle.
  • The Explorers hold a 26-7 advantage in the all-time series dating back to 1985.
  • The last time the two teams faced, Rhode Island had the 72-63 win in the Ryan Center.
  • This will be the Ram's first trip to the Tom Gola Arena since Jan. 9, 2017. The Explorers took the 70-51 victory on
    their home court.
  • The Rams are looking to snap a five-game losing streak, most recently falling to Dayton 74-62.
  • Deja King leads La Salle with 9.0 points per game.

JORGENSEN SURPASSES 500 REBOUNDS

  • Last time out against Dayton junior Nicole Jorgensen had eight rebounds.
  • Her third rebound of the game was the 500th of her career.
  • She needs 109 rebounds to crack the Rhody top 10 and pass Lindsay Harris who had 613 career rebounds in 2006-10. • As a sophomore, the Quincy, Mass. native had 204 rebounds. She has 151 through 21 games this season.
  • Jorgensen is also less than 200 points away from scoring 1,000 on her career.
  • With 850 career points, she is just 150 away from the milestone.
  • Jorgensen has a chance to be the 22nd Ram in program history to reach 1,000 points.
  • The last Ram to do so was Charise Wilson (2014-18) who had 1,428 career points.