Penn State Women’s Basketball Team Faces Belmont in WBIT Second Round

The Penn State women’s basketball team is gearing up to challenge Belmont in the WBIT second-round matchup, aiming to secure a spot in the quarterfinals after a strong start in postseason action.

Penn State Lady Lions vs. Belmont Bruins: A Clash of Titans

As the Penn State women’s basketball team prepares to face off against Belmont in the second round of the WBIT, the stakes are higher than ever. With a berth in the quarterfinals on the line, both teams are ready to leave it all on the court at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Penn State, with a season record of 20-12, is hungry for redemption after narrowly missing out on an NCAA Tournament bid. Despite a rocky February, the Lady Lions are determined to make a statement in the postseason. Their thrilling comeback victory over George Mason in the first round showcased their resilience and fighting spirit.

The Reader's Guide

On the other side, Belmont (26-8) is no stranger to success, boasting a strong track record in national postseason tournaments. The Bruins, coming off a convincing win against Ball State, are poised to give Penn State a run for their money.

Key Matchup Details

Here are some essential details for the upcoming showdown between Penn State and Belmont:

How to Watch and Listen

If you're eager to catch all the action live, here's how you can tune in:

For those who prefer to listen to the game on the radio, you can catch the live broadcast on the Penn State Sports Network at 93.3 FM & 1390 AM. Joe Putnam will provide play-by-play commentary, with Justin Antweil offering color analysis.

If you're looking for online streaming options, check out Penn State Sports Online Audio.

Starting Lineups

Penn State Lady Lions Belmont Bruins
  • G Ashley Owusu (Gr., 6-0): 17.8 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 3.88 apg
  • G Shay Ciezki (So., 5-7): 12.1 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 2.47 apg
  • G Leilani Kapinus (R-Jr., 5-10): 11.4 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 2.00 apg
  • F Chanaya Pinto (Gr., 6-1): 5.4 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 1.47 apg
  • F Ali Brigham (Sr., 6-4): 9.1 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 1.69 apg
  • G Tuti Jones (R-Jr., 5-7): 11.3 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 3.9 apg
  • G Blair Schoenwald (Sr., 5-8): 4.6 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 1.4 apg
  • G Kilyn McGuff (Jr., 6-0): 8.7 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 1.3 apg
  • F Kendal Chessman (Jr., 6-2): 11.7 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 1.3 apg
  • F Tessa Miller (Jr., 6-2): 14.4 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 3.1 apg

Tale of the Tape

Here's a quick comparison of key stats between Penn State and Belmont:

Quick Hits: Penn State and Belmont

Before the big game kicks off, here are some noteworthy facts about both teams:

What's Next?

The winner of the Penn State-Belmont matchup will advance to face No. 2-seed Mississippi State in the WBIT quarterfinals. Fans can expect an intense battle as these teams fight for a spot in the next round.

Get ready for an epic showdown between two powerhouse teams as they clash on the court in a battle for supremacy! Don't miss out on all the action as the Penn State Lady Lions take on the Belmont Bruins in a high-stakes matchup that promises to keep you on the edge of your seat!

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