Page returns to Lady Lions

University Park, Centre County, Pa. - The Big Ten/ACC Challenge invades the Bryce Jordan Center on Thursday, Nov. 30 when the Penn State women's basketball program hosts Wake Forest at 7 p.m. The Lady Lions (5-2) will meet the Demon Deacons (2-4) for the first time in program history.

This will be the first meeting between Penn State and Wake Forest. 

Wake Forest is the only ACC team that Penn State has not faced on the hardwood, owning a 74-39 mark against the current alignment of the conference.

In the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, Penn State owns a 3-7 record, including a 2-3 mark in Challenge games played at home.

Penn State is 9-2 all-time on Nov. 30.

Junior Teniya Page returned to the court on Friday, Nov. 24 vs. Louisiana Tech and netted 19 points in two games at the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout. 

Sophomore Jaida Travascio-Green poured in 31 points vs. Drexel to become the 17th Lady Lion to ever record a 30-point game. Her 31 points marked the 69th 30-point game in program history.


 Penn State blocked 13 shots vs. Drexel on Nov. 12, a total that ranks No. 4 in school history and is the second-most blocked shots in Bryce Jordan Center history. 
Freshman Kamaria McDaniel sparked Penn State with a career-high 20 points off the bench at Marshall. The rookie hit 7-of-11 shots and 5-of-8 shots from 3-point range.
Redshirt-sophomore Amari Carter scored a career-high 24 points vs. Louisiana Tech and has led Penn State in scoring and assists on three occasions this season.
Head coach Coquese Washington is looking for her 200th career victory, entering tonight with 186 career wins on the sidelines. 
Penn State is one of 11 Division I programs to enter the 2017-18 season with zero seniors on its roster, including one of only two power five conference teams. 
Penn State inked three prep standouts for the 2018-19 season, with Lauren Ebo, Karisma Ortiz and Bexley Wallace all singing National Letters of Intent on Nov. 8. 

Scouting the Demon Deacons
Wake Forest enters the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on a three-game losing streak, which includes a pair of losses to Big Ten foes during that stretch.
The Demon Deacons fell at Rutgers, 65-51, on Nov. 19 and followed that by falling to Minnesota, 93-81, at the Lady Rebel Round-Up in Las Vegas, Nevada on Nov. 25. Wake Forest then dropped the final in Las Vegas, 69-66, to Hofstra.
Four Demon Deacons reached double-figures vs. Hofstra, as Ariel Stephenson (13), Gina Conti (11), Amber Campbell (10) and Alex Sharp (10) all posted double-digit scoring games vs. the Pride.
Campbell leads the team in scoring at 11.5 points per game, while also contributing 5.5 rebounds and 0.8 blocked shots in six starts.
Conti made her first career vs. Hofstra adding two rebounds and two assists to her 11 points. The true freshman played 33 minutes in the game, hitting 5-of-16 shots from the field.
Wake Forest has dominated the boards this season, out-rebounding the opposition by 10.0 rebounds per game.


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