Women's Basketball opens against LaGrange

Women's Basketball opens against LaGrange

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern women's basketball team tips off the 2015-16 season on Saturday on the road against LaGrange.

Game time is set for 3 p.m. ET in LaGrange, Ga.

The Panthers return this season under the direction of first-year Head Coach Mike Ricks, who came to BSC from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.

BSC went 11-15 last season with a 4-10 mark in Southern Athletic Association action. The Panthers return three of their top four scorers in junior Jasmynn Batts (7.7ppg), senior Ashley Curry (7.1ppg), and senior Halle Knowles (6.8ppg). Curry was also the assists leader last season with 2.5 per game, and junior Laura Van Peursem also returns after pulling down 4.7 rebounds a game, second-best on the team.

BSC is 3-1 all-time against LaGrange, including a 77-63 win last season at home.

Saturday's game will feature live stats, video, and an audio stream, all availabe here.