BLUE DRAGON WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
No. 13 Hutchinson (7-0, 0-0) at Coffeyville (0-8, 0-0)
When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Hutchinson CC Sports Information
The No. 13-ranked Hutchinson Community College women's basketball team opens Jayhawk Conference play on Wednesday night when the Blue Dragons head to Coffeyville.
Game time at Nellis Hall is at 5:30 p.m. and will be streamed live on the Blue Dragon Sports Network. The Blue Dragon women also return to the radio when Blue Dragon flagship station KHUT-FM (102.9) and sister stations KWBW-AM/FM (1450/98.5) broadcasts at 5:20 p.m. with Glen Grunwald (play-by-play) and Rusty Hilst (analyst) calling the action.
The Jayhawk Conference has once again changed formats and has gone back to the East-West format after two years as one conference. The league schedule is 21 games this year with Northwest Tech coming into the Jayhawk West as a full member and Butler moving over to the east side. Hutch will play the west teams home and home and the east teams just once.
Picked second in the Jayhawk West this season, the 7-0 Blue Dragons open against a Coffeyville team that's started 0-8.
Hutchinson starts conference play ranked No. 1 in scoring offense (91.4 points per game) and No. 3 in scoring defense. The Blue Dragons are averaging 47.5 percent shooting overall and 32.9 percent from 3-point range.
Sophomore Dejanae Roebuck is the team's leading scorer and third-leading scorer in the Jayhawk at 17.4 points per game. She is ninth in rebounding at 7.3 boards per game and fifth in field-goal percentage at 55.4 percent.
Eight different Blue Dragons average six points per game or better this season.
Coffeyville is 0-8 after a 59-49 loss at Redlands on Nov. 21. In the last five games, the Red Ravens have averaged just 37.4 points per game.
Overall, Coffeyville is averaging 43.6 points per game while allowing 59.8. The Ravens are shooting 32.8 percent overall and 26.8 percent from 3-point range.
Sophomore Tatiana McCree leads the Ravens in scoring at 8.1 points per game. Riana Rangi-Brown is at 8.0 points per contest.
Hutchinson will open the home portion of the conference schedule on Saturday against Independence at the Sports Arena.