Posted: Nov 24, 2019
RHODE ISLAND VS VERMONT
Monday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 p.m.
The Ryan Center - Kingston, R.I.
RHODE ISLAND VS. VERMONT - SERIES NOTES
- Rhody looks to get back on the winning track Monday with a return home to the Ryan Center to host Vermont.
- The Rams are coming off a three-game road swing, with a win at Hartford (Nov. 10) and losses at North Dakota (Nov. 15) and Boston College (66-55).
- Through four games, six Rams have had double-digit performances. Senior Nicole Jorgensen and redshirt junior Erin Jones both have scored in double-digits in three of the four games.
- Monday's game will be the 21st meeting between Rhode Island and Vermont.
- The Catamounts hold a 12-8 advantage in the all-time series dating back to 1975.
- Rhody has won the last two straight against the Catamounts. Last season, the Rams won at Vermont 61-58. Redshirt junior Meghan Oberg hit the last-second layup that sealed the victory for URI.
- The Catamounts come to Kingston on a two-game win streak, most recently defeating Navy (64-56) and Bryant (71-66).
- Vermont senior Hanna Crymble posted back-to-back double-double performances in Vermont's last two games. In last year's matchup against URI, Crymble had 30 of Vermont's 58 points.
JORGENSEN LEADING A-10 IN SCORING
- Senior Nicole Jorgensen currently sits atop the Atlantic 10, averaging 18.5 points per game.
- The only other player to average 18 points is George Mason's Nicole Cardano-Hillary (18.0).
- Jorgensen scored 23 points and had 13 rebounds in the win at Hartford for her 20th career double-double.
- As a junior, Jorgensen posted six double-doubles.
- She's averaging 7.3 boards a game, which sits eighth in the conference.
- In addition to leading the team in scoring, Jorgensen is also first in blocks (5) and free throw percentage (91.7%).
HOME GAMES IN 2019-20 TO BE BROADCAST BY COX/YURVIEW, HARRINGTON SCHOOL
- Nearly all of Rhode Island home women's basketball games will be broadcast locally on Cox/YurView this season.
- Partnering with the University's Harrington School of Communication and Media, Cox/YurView will work with URI students using the school's brand new, state-of-the-art $1.25 million broadcast center.
- It will be the most extensive television coverage in the history of the URI women's basketball program, as Cox/YurView will carry 11 games.
- One additional game will be a nationally televised contest, putting 12 of Rhody's 13 home games on TV.
- Each of the games carried by Cox/YurView also will stream live on ESPN+.
- In addition to the Cox/YurView games, Rhody will host VCU on Jan. 4 in a game carried on CBSSN.
- The Rams also have TV time in games at Harvard (Dec. 30) and at Davidson (Jan. 12). The matchup against Harvard will be aired locally on NESN, while the game at Davidson will be on NBCSN.
- The Harrington School of Communication and Media broadcast center - housed in the Chafee Social Science Center - has undergone extensive renovations over the last year, leading to an ultramodern studio and control room with the latest in digital production, streaming and broadcasting technology.
- The studio gives students the opportunity and experience to learn in a hands-on environment while working alongside producers and professional staff from Cox/YurView.