PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Nov. 13 - Macy Miller, SDSU
Nov. 20 - Allison Arens, USD
Nov. 27 - Courtney Vaccher, UNO // Madison Guebert, SDSU
Dec. 4 - Taylor Higginbotham, WIU
Dec. 11 - Macy Miller, SDSU
Dec. 18 - Faith Ihim, ORU
Dec. 26 - Emily Clemens, WIU // Macy Miller, SDSU
Jan. 2 - Emily Clemens, WIU // Ciara Duffy, USD
Jan. 8 - Ciara Duffy, USD
Jan. 16 - Macy Miller, SDSU
Jan. 22 - Macy Miller, SDSU
Jan. 29 - Emily Clemens, WIU
Feb. 5 - Emily Clemens, WIU
Feb. 12 - Faith Ihim, ORU
Feb. 19 - Lauren Loven, DEN // Jasmine Trimboli, USD
Feb. 27 - Faith Ihim, ORU
RISE OF THE SUMMIT
SUMMIT POINTS (NEWS AND NOTES)
SDSU 11/24/17 23 North Carolina State
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
.607 Overall winning percentage for #SummitWBB teams in non-league games this season
.576 Overall winning percentage for #SummitWBB teams against traditional mid-major programs
3 Teams ranked in the latest CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll
5 Number of wins over 'Power 5' opponents this season. League teams have downed 'Power 5' foes 18 times in the last three years.
12 The Summit League's final RPI according to RPIRatings.com
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
The Summit League features the NCAA's most unique collection of one-of-a-kind nicknames among its member institutions. Within U.S. college athletics, three names are exclusively held by Summit League schools: Mastodons (Fort Wayne), Jackrabbits (South Dakota State) and Leathernecks (Western Illinois). In addition, the name Coyotes (South Dakota) is unique to NCAA Division I.
ABOUT SUMMIT LEAGUE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League features women's basketball teams from eight member institutions: Denver, Fort Wayne, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois with North Dakota becoming an official member for the 2018-19 season. In 2016-17, The Summit League raised its RPI for the third consecutive year, finishing with an all-time best No. 11 ranking. The Summit League has sent at least three teams to the postseason nine straight years with three postseason tournament semifinal appearances the last four years, while recording the nation's best Division I winning percentage improvement since 2009-10. Called "March's Best-Kept Secret" by USA Today, The Summit League Basketball Championships annually ranks as one of the most attended Division I conference tournaments. This season's event returns to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., March 3-6, 2018. For more information about the league, "See The Summit" by visiting www.thesummitleague.org and following Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops.