Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014 AT 8:17 PM / Updated at 8:17 PM
Women’s basketball: IPFW at UNO
Rob White Omaha World-Herald

When: 7 p.m. Thursday
Where: Sapp Fieldhouse
Radio: 1180 AM KZOT

IPFW (10-9, 3-2)
F Amanda Hyde, 5-10, Sr., 22.8
F Mur Hagerman, 5-10, Jr., 5.3
C Rebecca Bruner, 6-0, Jr., 5.5
G Rachel Mauk, 5-10, Sr., 6.4
G Haley Seibert, 5-5, Jr., 15.1

UNO (9-10, 1-4)
F Mikaela Shaw, 6-0, Fr., 9.5
F Lanese Bough, 5-10, Jr., 5.8
C Taijhe Kelly, 6-4, Jr., 7.9
G Ericka House, 5-9, Sr., 17.6
G Madi Robson, 5-7, Fr., 6.5

Scouting IPFW: Returning Summit player of the year Amanda Hyde leads the league with 22.8 points per game, is among the national top 32 in field-goal percentage (21st at .567) and free-throw percentage (32nd at .871) and would rank 13th in 3-point percentage (.460) but is nine made 3s short of qualifying. She scored 41 points against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Nov. 26. … IPFW beat then-No. 18 Michigan State 81-76 on the road on Dec. 1. … The Mastodons have the nation’s third-longest active streak of making at least one 3 at 454 games. … Guard Haley Seibert, preseason second-team All-Summit, is fifth in the league in scoring at 15.1 points. … IPFW is tied for third in the Summit at 3-2. … The Mastodons lead the Summit and rank in the top 15 in the country in field goal percentage (.465, 13th nationally), free throw percentage (.774, 10th nationally), made 3s (8.9 per game, 10th nationally) and 3-point percentage (.386, 15th nationally). … Ranked No. 189 by realtimeRPI.com.

Scouting UNO: The Mavericks carry a three-game losing streak into two home games this weekend. Five of UNO’s final seven league games are on the road. … UNO split its first-ever series with IPFW last season, winning 60-50 at home and losing 51-46 on the road. … UNO is still getting 69.6 percent of its minutes from first-year players — freshmen or transfers. No other Summit League team has counted on newcomers for more minutes than the 26.7 percent relied upon by South Dakota. The Mavericks’ newcomers are producing 60 percent of their points, 63.6 percent of their rebounds and 87.1 percent of their assists. … Ericka House’s streak of double-figure scoring games was snapped at 17 in Saturday’s loss at South Dakota. She’s still third in the league in scoring at 17.5 per game and leads the league with 3.1 made 3s per game. … Taijhe Kelly is first in the Summit and 11th nationally in blocked shots (3.2 per game) and is third in the Summit in rebounds (7.1 per game).

About Rob White

Rob White is a staff writer for The Omaha World-Herald and covers UNO and the Omaha Storm Chasers. You can follow Rob on Twitter (@RWhiteOWH) or email him at rob.white@owh.com.