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Women’s Basketball Continues Season at Vanderbilt

Grace Slaughter

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Women’s Basketball will continue its conference campaign against Vanderbilt at noon CT on Sunday. The contest will be broadcast on SEC Network.

Missouri was defeated by No. 1 South Carolina on Thursday.

Hayley Frank and Ashton Judd each scored 16 points to lead the Tigers against the Gamecocks.

Frank ranks fifth on the program’s all-time scoring list. She stands 87 points behind Julie Helm (1996-00) for fourth.

Displaying extreme efficiency at the charity stripe, Frank is tied for 15th nationally in free-throw percentage (90.0%).

Judd has recorded at least 12 points and seven rebounds in three of the last four contests.

Guiding the Tigers’ offense, point guard Mama Dembele currently ranks first in the  SEC with 7.0 assists per game (5th nationally) and second in the conference with 3.5 steals (6th nationally).

With Dembele pushing the pace, Mizzou has generated much of its offense from beyond the arc, ranks second in the SEC (30th nationally) in 3-point percentage (36.25%)  and 23rd in the country (2nd in SEC) with 8.8 makes per contest

Sunday will mark the 13th meeting between the programs with Missouri leading the all-time series 9-3 including a 5-1 mark away from Mizzou Arena.

Vanderbilt enters the contest at 16-0 including a 3-0 mark against SEC opponents with wins over Mississippi State, Florida and Kentucky.

Vanderbilt is led by Shea Ralph who is in his third season on the Commodore sidelines. Ralph boasts a 44-39 record during his stint.

On the court, Vanderbilt is led by the trio of Jordyn Cambridge, Sacha Washington and Iyana Moore who average, 14.9, 13.8 and 11.2 points per game respectively.

Cambridge is a two-time All-SEC Defensive team honoree while Washington and Moore were both selected to the 2021-22 all-conference freshman team.


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