January 18, 2011

Lady Tornado collects NCCAA stat rankings

GREENVILLE, S.C. - The King College women's basketball team posted eight Top-25 NCCAA Division I stat rankings in the newest report. Half of the rankings came in team categories while two Lady Tornado players posted two individual rankings each.

Ashley Deans (Greeneville, Tenn.) had the highest ranking at No. 5 in free throw percentage with an 88.1 percent mark. She also ranked No. 10 in scoring with 16.1 points per game.

Derika Mooney (Athens, Tenn.) passed her way onto the assists per game ranking at No. 12 with 4.1 per game. She was No. 23 in steals per game averaging 2.5.

King had the No. 6 ranking in free throw percentage at 72.9. The team also landed at No. 15 in assists per game with 14.6. The Lady Tornado ranked No. 25 in both field goal percentage and scoring defense. King's field goal percentage was 37.5 while the team has allowed 68.1 points per game.

Next on the schedule for King will be a trip to North Greenville (S.C.) University Wednesday. The game has a 6 p.m. start time after being moved from last week due to the winter weather.