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UWGB women's basketball preview: Cancun Challenge

9:38 PM, Nov. 21, 2012  |  Comments
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What: Cancun Challenge.

When, who: Today - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (2-0) vs. James Madison (1-2), 4 p.m.; Friday - Missouri (1-2), 4 p.m.; Saturday - Richmond (1-3), 1:30 p.m.

Where: Moon Palace Resort, Cancun, Mexico.

Coaches: UWGB - Kevin Borseth (218-62, 10th season, non-consecutive); James Madison - Kenny Brooks (228-97, 11th season); Missouri - Robin Pingeton (27-38, third season); Richmond - Michael Shafer (126-98, eighth year).

Radio: WDUZ (1400 AM).

Live stats/video: www.GreenBayPhoenix.com.

UWGB update: This is the third straight year the Phoenix is playing in a regular-season tournament and the second time it will compete at the Cancun Challenge. The current roster has gone 7-0 in regular-season tournament play. ... Senior guard Adrian Ritchie has 945 career points. She had her first career double-double in a win over Central Michigan on Saturday and is averaging 20.5 points and shooting 51.7 percent.

James Madison update: The team is ranked No. 6 in the College Insider's Mid-Major poll. UWGB is No. 2. ... The team has four starters back from a season ago, when it was the runner-up in the WNIT. ... James Madison never has played UWGB.

Missouri update: The team has shot 40 percent or better from the field in all three of its games. Just under half its scoring has come from reserve players. ... Missouri leads the SEC with 27 3-pointers. It also is averaging 17 assists and 11 turnovers per game.

Richmond update: The Spiders have four starters returning from a team that won 23 games last season. It was the most wins since 2009. ... Richmond is coming off four straight postseason appearances and has won 20 or more games in three of the past four seasons. ... The Spiders were picked to finish second in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

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