W.BBall Kicks Off Road Swing at Temple Tuesday @ 11am (L 76-65)


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Tuesday’s contest will be aired on ESPN3 and fans can hear the contest against the Owls live via the home for Houston Women’s Basketball Radio, UHCougars.com/wbbradio. Live statistics are also available through SideArm Stats, and the official Twitter account of Houston Women’s Basketball, @UHCougarWBB, will offer updates throughout the game.

SCOUTING THE OWLS
emple enters Tuesday’s contest with an 7-14 overall record and a 3-5 mark in American Athletic Conference play. Temple most recently defeated Wichita State in a 65-40 decision at home on Saturday. Temple is 4-3 when playing at home this season.
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The Owls have a pair of players averaging double figures in scoring this season, including a team-best 18.8 from Mia Davis. Alliya Butts scores 15.3 per game to rank second on the team. Temple has won its last three games by an average of 20 points.
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Temple is holding opponents to 66.0 points per game, allowing 39.2 percent shooting from the field and 39.2 percent from long-range.


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Myyah West is out for the season due to a knee injury.


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Depth issues are starting to get to the Coogs as they lose another one on the road. 76-65 Temple in the early game.


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TOP PERFORMERS
Houston: Branch posted a team-high 17 points, followed by Hawkins with 14 points. Hawkins also posted 10 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the season, and the 22nd of her career. The game is Branch’s second straight game in double-figures. Harris now has 1,005 career points after finished with 11.
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Temple: The Owls had three players in double-figures led by a game-high 33 points from Mia Davis. Davis also led all players with 17 rebounds.
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NEWS AND NOTES

* Houston is now 2-9 all-time against Temple.
* Barnes knocked down a three-point shot for the 13th straight game.
* The Cougars are now 5-4 in conference play and 11-11 overall.


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