DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Lander women's basketball team (13-4, 8-3 PBC) faces one of its toughest tests of the season on Wednesday night as the Bearcats travel to North Georgia (14-2, 9-1 PBC) to battle the first-place Nighthawks at 5:30 p.m.
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• Wednesday's game will feature the league's top two defenses, as the Nighthawks and Bearcats are allowing just 60.2 and 62.8 points per game this season.
• Lander leads the league with 13.9 steals per game, while North Georgia is commiting a conference-low 16.5 turnovers per game.
• The Bearcats rank fifth in the nation in steals per game and eighth in turnovers forced.
• Junior Chelsea Mitchell stuffed the stat sheet on Saturday against USC Aiken, scoring 25 points, grabbing 10 rebounds, swiping six steals and dishing five assists.
• Lander attempted a season-high 28 three-pointers in the loss to USC Aiken.
• Senior Breshay Johnson needs 79 points to surpass Shannon McKever as Lander's all-time leading scorer.
• Lander is searching for its first win at North Georgia since Jan. 15, 2011.