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IWU vs. Millikin

Where: Griswold Center, Decatur

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Records: IWU (13-2, 6-0); Millikin (5-10, 0-6)

FYI: Boosted by an 11-game winning streak, IWU has climbed to No. 18 in the national rankings. The Titans are winning their College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin games by an average of 27.3 points. Wesleyan's 2012 national championship team won its CCIW games by 16.8 points while going 13-1.

Millikin is led by 5-foot-7 senior Devin Curry (17.0 ppg) followed by 5-5 junior Yanni Saddler (11.5), 5-7 senior Emily Schultz (11.5) and 6-0 freshman Jordan Hildebrand (5.9). Clinton graduate Haley Toohill, a 5-5 senior, chips in 4.8 points while Prairie Central product Cassie Somers, a 5-7 junior, adds 5.9 and Lincoln native Faith Smith, a 5-8 junior, provides 1.3.

IWU's leaders are Maddie Merritt (13.5 ppg), Molly McGraw (12.1) and Rebekah Ehresman (10.3). The Titans rank fifth nationally in points per game at 83.3 and rank seventh in assist-to-turnover ration at 1.27. Ehresman ranks third nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio at 3.22.


— Randy Sharer


Sports Writer

Sports Writer for The Pantagraph.

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