Jan. 15, 2007
Sacred Heart vs. Wagner Post Game Notes
The Pioneers won their fifth-straight over Wagner on Monday and increased their series lead to 10-7.
SHU has won 13-straight NEC games and extend their home winning streak to 15-straight over league teams.
The Pioneers have won five-straight at home since a 70-60 loss to La Salle on November 17th that snapped a 15-game home winning streak. SHU is 105-20 all-time in the William H. Pitt Center and 51-7 at home against NEC schools.
The win extends SHU's winning streak to five-straight, all since the calendar year turned to 2007. The Pioneers won five-games in a row on three separate occasions last season.
SHU's 27-point win was their largest margin of victory this season. It was also Sacred Heart's fourth win this season by 11 or more points and their third by 20 or more points.
The Pioneers are 5-1 this season when outrebounding an opponent. SHU held a 38-24 edge on the glass over the Seahawks.
SHU is now 2-0 this year when hitting over 50.0% from the field. The Pioneers host as season-high 56.9% (33-58) from the field, topping their 50.0% (28-56) mark posted against Stony Brook.
The Pioneers put up 42 points in the first half against the Seahawks, their highest point total by the break this season.
Before tonight's game, senior Amanda Pape picked up her seventh career Choice Hotels NEC Player of the Week award. Pape earned the nod after leading SHU to a pair of wins last week with 42 points, 19 rebounds and 11 assists in the two wins.
Pape was held to under double digits for just the second-time this season, scoring eight points with eight rebounds in the win.