IWU vs. Wisconsin-Whitewater
Where: Kachel Gymnasium, Whitewater, Wis.
When: 6 p.m. Tuesday
Records: IWU 2-0; Whitewater 2-0.
FYI: No. 25-nationally ranked IWU is coming off a 77-56 win over No. 22 Chicago on Saturday. No. 20 Whitewater has beaten Elmhurst (75-64) and Beloit (77-33).
A year ago, the Titans lost 66-55 to the Warhawks, who went on to have a 22-6 season. Whitewater returns all five starters including Brooke Trewyn, a fourth-team D3hoops.com Preseason All-American. The 5-foot-9 senior guard is averaging 16.0 points followed by 5-10 senior Andrea Meinert (11.5) and 5-8 sophomore Becky Raeder (10.0). The Warhawks average 76.0 points while IWU averages 86.5.
The Titans are led in scoring by Molly McGraw (18.0), Maddie Merritt (15.0) and Rebekah Ehresman (12.5). They also start Ashley Schneider (7.0) and Sydney Shanks (4.0). Freshman Raven Hughes averages a team-high 6.0 rebounds. IWU has made 15 of 30 3-point attempts compared to Whitewater's 6 of 31. The Titans are 3-7 all-time against the Warhawks.