The Perth Lynx vs UC Capitals – Saturday preview
The Perth Lynx (5-1) are back at home as they host the UC Capitals, (4-1) on Saturday at Bendat Basketball Centre in Floreat.
The UC Capitals sit in close second on the table with only one loss to their name.
Perth, who are currently on a five-game winning streak, will be playing in front of a home crowd for the first time in more than two weeks.
Coach Andy Stewart said they’re preparing to face a solid team who are in good form.
“They’ve got a star studded line-up with a bunch of WNBA players, they’re doing really well and are incredibly talented,” he said.
The Capitals average a league-high 82.0 points per game, with the Lynx following right behind them with 81.3 points per game.
Kia Nurse of the UC Capitals, is averaging 19.4 points per game and collecting 5.6 rebounds.
Keeping turnovers to a minimum has been a key for the Lynx all season, and will be an important factor for this Saturday’s game.
Stewart praised the team’s ability to play at a fast pace, while making few mistakes.
“We’re playing an up-tempo style of game, but we turn the ball over the least amount of times out of all of the teams,” he said.
Tip-off is this Saturday, 10 November, at 12:00 pm.