Rhody Welcomes Saint Joseph's Sunday Afternoon

Photo Credit: Alan Hubbard
Photo Credit: Alan Hubbard

RHODE ISLAND vs. SAINT JOSEPH'S
Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2:00 p.m.
The Ryan Center - Kingston, R.I.

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RHODE ISLAND VS. SAINT JOSEPH'S - SERIES NOTES

  • Sunday's game will be the 64th meeting between Rhode Island and Saint Joseph's.
  • The Hawks lead the series, 55-8, and have won four of the last five contests.
  • The last Rhody win came on March 3, 2016 in a 81-76 victory in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament in Richmond, Va.
  • In the last meeting between the schools Saint Joseph's took the 64-46 victory on their home court. The last time the Hawks visted the Ryan Center on Jan. 25, 2017, the Rams were handed a 75-49 loss.
  • Alyssa Monaghan leads Saint Joseph's with 14. 2 points.
  • Most recently Monaghan was named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week and the Big 5 Player of the Week on Monday after averaging 23.5 points per game in a pair of SJU wins last week.

JORGENSEN RECORDS 20TH CAREER GAME WITH 10+ REBOUNDS

  • Rhode Island junior Nicole Jorgensen grabbed 14 rebounds at St. Bonaventure last time out, marking her 20th contest with atleast 10 boards.
  • The performance at St. Bonaventure was also her 17th career double-double, as the Quincy, Mass. native scored 23 points.
  • In the Ram's game against Dayton Jorgensen's third rebound of the game was the 500th of her career.
  • She's now at 543 career boards.
  • She needs 71 rebounds to crack the Rhody top 10 and pass Lindsay Harris (2006-10) who had 613 career rebounds.
  • As a sophomore, the Quincy, Mass. native had 204 rebounds. She has 189 through 25 games this season.
  • Jorgensen is also less than 100 points away from scoring 1,000 on her career.
  • With 913 career points, she is just 87 away from the milestone.
  • With three games remaining of the regular season and one guaranteed first-round game of the Atlantic 10 Tournament, Jorgensen needs to average 21.8 points per game for the remainder of the 2018-19 season to hit the 1,000 point mark this year.
  • 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.