Armstrong's Mauri Wells Leads Nation In Rebounding
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Armstrong Atlantic State University sophomore forward Mauri Wells is leading the nation in rebounding with the NCAA's first release of its' national DII women's basketball statistics on Tuesday.
Wells is currently averaging 16.6 rebounds per game through the Pirates' first seven games of the season. She also ranks third in the nation in double-doubles with six through the first seven games and the Rome, Ga., native has notched at least 10 rebounds in all seven games this season.
She set the Alumni Arena women's basketball rebound record on Nov. 29 with 24 rebounds against Edward Waters, tied for the most in a single game this season in the NCAA, and she also ranks nationally in free throw percentage at 86.2 percent, good for 45th.
Armstrong, as a team, ranks ninth in the nation in rebounding margin at +12.0 with the release of the first national statistical leaders. Click here to view the complete 2011-12 NCAA DII Women's Basketball statistics.
The Pirates travel to No. 16-ranked USC Aiken on Wednesday, December 14, for Peach Belt Conference action against the Pacers at 5:30 p.m.