Portland vs. San Francisco – Women’s College Basketball Game Preview – February 2, 2023

The Portland Pilots (16-6, 10-1 WCC) are in full swing looking to continue a four-game winning streak when they visit the San Francisco Dons (15-7, 5-5 WCC) at 9:00 p.m. ET on Thursday February 2, 2023 at War Memorial Gymnasium. San Francisco defeated Santa Clara 74-66 in the team’s final game on Saturday, with Jasmine Gayles leading the effort by scoring 17 points in the win. Portland defeated Loyola Marymount 58-39 in the team’s final action on Saturday, led by Emme Shearer’s team-high 12 points. Watch live games for more than 25 women’s collegiate basketball conferences this season on ESPN+ and check out the top 25 Division 1 rankings here.

San Francisco team statistics

San Francisco goes into the matchup with a season average of 71.5 points per game, 10.4 more than the 61.1 points Portland gives up per contest. The Dons are 15-2 in games if they score at least 61 points. The Dons hit 73.6 percent of their free throws as a team, the fifth-best mark in the WCC. Ioanna Krimili is making 2.7 free throws per game to lead San Francisco while hitting 89 percent of her attempts at the line.

Portland team stats

Portland goes into the matchup with a season average of 70.3 points per game, five more than San Francisco’s 65.3 per contest. The Pilots are 14-2 in games if they score at least 65 points. As a team, the pilots shoot 70.1 percent out of the charity strip, good for ninth place in the WCC. Alex Fowler leads Portland with 4.4 free throws per game (80 percent shooting from the line).

San Francisco players to watch

Krimili leads San Francisco in scoring, averaging 17.6 points per game. Jessica McDowell-White leads the roster with 3.5 assists and a 5.5 point average, while Kennedy Dickie leads the Dons with 7.5 rebounds per game and adds 9.2 points. San Francisco’s three-point shooting is led by Krimili, who averaged 2.9 three-pointers per game while hitting 41 percent of her shots from downtown.Player stats reflect 22 out of 22 games this season.

Portland players to watch

Fowler leads Portland in both scoring and rebounding with 18.0 points and 5.2 boards per game. Haylee Andrews accumulates 12.4 points and 6.2 assists for the Pilots, and Maisie Burnham averages 10.9 points per game. She leads the Pilots’ shooting attack, making 45 percent of her shots outside the arc while averaging 1.3 hits per game.Player stats reflect 22 out of 22 games this season.Powered by Data Skrive