PRINCETON – The Princeton Women’s Basketball Team welcomes the Yale Bulldogs to Jadwin Gym on Saturday afternoon. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.
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How Did We Get Here?
All Stats are through Jan. 25.

•Princeton is 13-5 this season after taking down the Dartmouth Big Green, 79-59, at Leede Arena next Saturday.
•The Tigers shot 9-of-15 from the floor in the third quarter, stretching its lead to seven, 56-49, as the fourth stanza got underway. Paige Morton (eight) and Madison St. Rose (seven) combined to outscore Dartmouth in that stretch.
•Head coach Carla Berube‘s squad blitzed Dartmouth in the final frame, using a 14-2 sprint to go up 16, 74-50, less than four minutes in. The Big Green never got closer than 13 the rest of the way.
Madison St. Rose led the road team with 15 points, her fourth 15+ point outing in the last five games. Paige Morton (11) and Parker Hill (10) combined to go 10-of-10 shooting while Chen contributed 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win. Julia Cunningham had 11 points along with Ellie Mitchell adding eight boards and three swipes in the contest.
2022-23 Stats And Things …
Stats through Jan. 25.
Ellie Mitchell is 10th in rebounds per game (11.1), 12th in offensive rebounds per contest (4.0), 13th in total rebounds (199) and 26th in defensive rebounds per game (7.1).
•She has registered at least nine rebounds in 12 of 18 games this season.
•Against Seton Hall, she became only the third person since 2009-10 to have at least 23 rebounds and six steals in a game (Javonna Layfield (Dayton), 12/31/17), Kylie Kuhns (Sacramento St., 12/1/10).
•Mitchell became the first player in the NCAA to record at least 12 rebounds and eight steals in a game this season at Maine.
•She is also only the 10th player since 2009-10 to have at least seven points, 12 rebounds, three assists and eight steals in a contest and the first since February of 2018.
•Her 680 career rebounds are 10th in program history.
•The junior is in the nation in steals per game (2.83) and 24th and steals (51).
Kaitlyn Chen leads the team in scoring at 14.1 points per game and field goal percentage (44.1). She has scored in double figures in every game except for four.
•Chen sits 83rd nationally in assists per game (4.3) and in 92nd in assists (77).
Julia Cunningham is currently 33 points shy of 1,000 for her career. At her 11.2 points/game pace, she’d reach that milestone on Feb. 4 at Columbia.
Madison St. Rose has scored 48.6 percent of her points in the last five games (70)
•St. Rose was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Monday, marking the second straight time she had been honored with an Ivy weekly award.
Paige Morton has scored 78 points this season, 44 more than last season. She’s averaging 2.7 points more (4.3) than the 2021-22 campaign.
Parker Hill is averaging 3.3 points per contest, 2.0 more than last year (1.3). She and Morton combined to go 10-of-10 from the floor vs. Dartmouth.
Grace Stone has made at least one three in every game except for two and is shooting 41.3 percent from deep to pace the Tigers.
•The senior is averaging a career-high 10.4 points per game. The senior has gone from 4.2 points as a freshman, 5.8 points as a sophomore and 9.3 points as a junior to her current mark.
•Stone has appeared in 106 games in her career while Cunningham has seen time in 104 and Maggie Connolly has seen action in 103.
•If Princeton plays in the same number of games as last year, barring injury, Stone would finish with 118 games, good for third all-time while Cunningham would finish with 116, fourth most and Connolly would end with 115 games, tied for fifth.
Chet Nweke is averaging 3.4 points per game which is 1.2 points higher than last season.
•Princeton’s bench has contributed at least 30 points in three of the last four games.
•The Tigers had five players score in double figures at Dartmouth, marking the first time they have done that since playing Buffalo in December of 2021.
•After shooting 1-of-13 from deep vs. Temple, Princeton has made at least three treys in each game since except for the Rhode Island contest. The Tigers knocked down a season-best 12 threes vs. Hartford.
•The Tigers have at least 10 assists in each game this season except for one. Princeton’s 28 helpers vs. Hartford were two shy of the program record.
•After having nine steals in the first two games combined, the Tigers have produced 10 steals in nine games since.
•Princeton’s scoring defense is 27th in the country (56.2).
•Princeton’s Net Rating is 53, the second highest in the Ivy League behind Columbia at No. 34.
•The Tigers are 53rd in turnover margin (+4.06), and 48th in fewest turnovers per game (14.0).
•Berube’s squad is 65th in rebound margin (+5.4)
•The 2022 Ivy League Tournament Champions are 70th in assist/turnover ratio (1.04).
•The Tigers are 81st in scoring margin (+8.9).
•The home squad is 85th in turnovers forced per game (18.1).
•Princeton is 90th in steals per game (8.9).
•Berube’s unit is 92nd in offensive rebounds per game (12.9).
•The Tigers had over 1,000 fans at Jadwin for the game vs. Columbia (1,113) and vs. Cornell (1,017). It was the first time since the 2015-16 season that Princeton had two consecutive
home games with over 1,000 fans. The Tigers also had 1,322 fans at their game vs. Brown and 1,018 fans vs. Penn, giving them four consecutive Ivy contests with 1,000+ fans.
•Princeton’s 15-point comeback at Rutgers is the largest of the Carla Berube era, topping the 12-point rally at Yale in February of 2020.
Grace Stone’s buzzer beater vs. Rhode Island was the team’s first buzzer beater since Eileen Powers’ putback with one-second remaining in overtime lifted the Tigers past Southwest Texas State, 82-81, at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas on Nov. 23, 2002.
2022-23 Her Hoops Information …
Stats Through Jan. 25.
•Princeton is ranked No. 15 in the NCAA in Her Hoops Stats Defensive Rating (78.2), a statistic that controls for pace and adjusts defensive rating for the strength of the offenses teams have faced.
•The Tigers are No. 37 in Her Hoops Stats Rating (23.0), a rating of teams that controls for pace, adjusts for opponent quality, and incorporates margin of victory in addition to wins and losses.
•Berube’s unit is also No. 44 in Simple RPI (59.6) which treats all games equally (25% Team Win %, 50% Average Opponent Win %, 50% Average Opponent’s Average Opponent Win %). It is different from the NCAA RPI because the NCAA RPI values home wins as 0.6 wins, home losses as 1.4 losses, away wins as 1.4 wins, and away losses as 0.6 losses.
Kaitlyn Chen
Assist Rate – 29.2 percent – 97th percentile
Win Shares – 3.5 – 94th percentile
Offensive Win Shares – 2.3 – 92nd percentile
Assist/TOV – 1.60 – 91st percentile
Personal Foul Percentage – 2.5% – 89th percentile
Usage Rate – 24.8 – 85th percentile
Ellie Mitchell
Defensive Win Shares – 2.5 – 10th overall
Defensive Rebound Percentage – 27.5% – 25th overall
Total Rebounding Percentage – 20.5% – 27th overall
Steal Rate – 4.8 percent – 31st overall
Defensive Rating – 71.9 – 49th overall
Offensive Rebound Percentage – 14.2% – 97th percentile
Win Shares – 3.1 – 91st percentile
Julia Cunningham
Defensive Win Shares – 1.5 – 95th percentile
Steal Percentage – 3.2 percent – 92nd percentile
Win Shares – 2.9 – 90th percentile
Defensive Rating – 81.7 – 90th percentile
Assist Rate – 22.4 percent – 89th percentile
Grace Stone
Defensive Win Shares – 1.2 – 91st percentile
Win Shares – 2.5 – 86th percentile
Alumnae Update …
•McKenna Haire ’21 is currently doing a graduate season at the University of Hawaii. She played in 15 games, making five starts for the Rainbow Warriors last year and this season, Haire has seen time in 11 games and is averaging 3.5 points per contest.
Princeton Pros …
•Carlie Littlefield ’21 is playing for the Liege Panthers in Belgium. In 11 games, Littlefield is averaging 20.5 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists.
Shoot Around Fun …
•Princeton finishes each shootaround on the day of a game with a half-court shot. Maggie Connolly (Villanova, Fordham, Rutgers, Rhode Island, Cornell), Paige Morton (Maine,
Harvard, Dartmouth), Amelia Osgood (Towson, Delaware), Ellie Mitchell (Temple), Grace Stone (Hartford), Kaitlyn Chen (Seton Hall), Lexi Weger (UConn, Brown), Julia Cunningham (Columbia) and Madison St. Rose (Penn) have each made a half-court shot this season.
Breakfast is King …
For every road trip, the team gets breakfast at the hotel. The team led by captain Maggie Connolly and Katie Thiers have ranked each trip’s breakfast. Harvard, 9.0 (omelette bar, lots of variety, Texas – 8.5 (Great variety, mini waffles a hit), UConn – 8.5 (less variety by high quality), Dartmouth – 7.5, Towson – 6.5 (basic), Maine – 3.5 (there was food).

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