Seward County defeated its sixth nationally-ranked opponent this season with a 66-62 victory over No. 19 Cloud County Community College on Wednesday night at the Green House. The victory improves the Seward County womenís basketball programs overall record at the Green House since 1992 to 227-6 overall (.974). Tegan Cunningham needs just eight points to become the Seward County all-time career leading scorer, as she enters tonight with 1,267 career points. Former SCCC First Team All-American Jamie Talbert finished her two-year career (1998-2000) with 1,274 career points. The Lady Saintsí most recent win over Cloud County puts them in a tie for second-place in the Jayhawk West Conference.

The Lady Saints have won 10 consecutive games over Garden City in this overall series. Earlier this season SCCC left the Dennis Perryman Center with a 72-62 victory. Dating back to 2000-2001, the Lady Saints hold a 14-1 series advantage, including a 7-0 lead at the Green House and a 7-1 lead at Garden City. The Lady Broncbusters last victory against the Lady Saints came in Garden City on Jan. 22, 2003, with a 74-69 win.

If there was one thing that Garden City proved against the Lady Saints in their first meeting it was that the Lady Broncbusters can shoot the basketball. Garden City made an opponent season-high 12 three-point buckets and recorded a SCCC opponent-best 75 percent shooting effort from long range (12-of-16). The Lady Busters enter on a two-game losing skid, suffering losses on the road against Cloud County (54-80) and at home against Barton County (44-55). Freshman guard Katie Novack is the teamís leading scorer (13.4 ppg.) and top outside shooting threat (63 three-pointers). In addition, Sophomore Whitnie Young is an athletic guard that the Lady Busters feature in their backcourt.