LAWTON — Cameron’s women look to snap their three-game losing skid on Wednesday as they face Southwestern Oklahoma State in their first game in front of their home crowd in the Aggie Gym at 1 p.m.
Cameron is just 1-4 to start out the 2019-20 season with their one win coming against Adams State back on the first week of the season. CU is averaging just 60.6 points per game while shooting 34 percent from the floor and 28.2 percent from three-point range.
Southwestern Oklahoma State is ranked No. 25 in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Top 25 Poll, as last season’s National Championship runners-up are 4-2 to start the 2019-20 campaign. The Bulldogs are coached by former Aggie Kelsi Musick, who played at Cameron from 1998-2002.
The Aggies are currently third in the Lone Star Conference in free throw shooting, hitting 76.6 percent of their foul shots, but make just 14.4 per outing. Cameron also trails in the battle on the glass by 5.0 and turn the ball over 7.4 more times per game than their opposition resulting in an average of 22.8 points off turnovers. They averaged 6.2 steals and 2.2 blocks on defense while allowing teams to shoot almost 48 percent and score over 85 points against them.
Maighan Hedge scored 25 points in a loss to Central Oklahoma last Saturday, marking the second time this season and the 11th time in her short CU career that she has eclipsed the 20-point plateau in a game; the sophomore is currently second in the LSC in scoring (16.8 ppg).
Senior Amaka Nwakamma has had a solid start to her comeback season, scoring double-figures in two of the last three games while averaging 11.2 points and 4.2 rebounds for CU this season.