Truman State women's basketball hits the road to face Pittsburg State

Returning to action after an 11-day layoff, the Truman Women's Basketball team will take to the road to face former conference foe Pittsburg (Kan.) State University on Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m.

The Bulldogs will try to stop a four-game losing streak to the Gorillas on Wednesday night.

The Gorillas defeated Truman 63-48 last season, also in John Lance Arena in Pittsburg, Kan., behind Lauren Brown's 19 points and Lizzy Jeronimus' 15. Amy Briggs led Truman with 11 points but as a team,

Truman shot a season-low 23.7% from the field and was 7-of-24 from behind the three-point arc.

Nicole Gloor has averaged 12 points per game in five contests against the Gorillas for her career and had 22 in a 2011 one-point loss to Pittsburg State.

Allie Norton was held scoreless in last year's game missing on all eight of her field goal attempts.

Jeronimus has averaged 20.6 points in three games against Truman in her career. She scored 15 after picking up three first-half fouls last season and scored 23 and 24 points in wins during the 2011 season.

The two teams have two previous common opponents in Northwest Missouri and Quincy (Ill.).

The Gorillas have played Northwest twice winning each by scores of 51-44 and 57-55 while Truman defeated the Bearcats 91-71.

The Lady Hawks defeated the Gorillas 80-59 on November 27 while the Bulldogs were downed by Quincy 79-75 in their most recent outing.

The Gorillas have played two other GLVC opponents with a loss to the University of Indianapolis 82-73 and a victory over William Jewell (Mo.) 80-58.

Courtesy Truman State University