SCOUTING THE MUSTANGS
SMU enters Wednesday’s game with a 6-8 record and an 0-1 record in conference play after falling 69-57 on the road at Cincinnati on Sunday.
SMU averages 57.3 points per game while shooting 36.2 percent from the field and 21.3 percent from beyond the 3-point line. Conversely, the Mustangs allow opponents to score 58.8 points per game on 35.9 percent from the field and 29.8 percent from beyond the arc. Alicia Froling paces the Mustangs on the offensive end with 12.5 points per game.
Froling averages a double-double per night while leading the Mustangs with 11.4 rebounds per contest. SMU outrebounds opponents by 7.6 per night with the Mustangs pulling down 42.5 per game and opponents grabbing 34.9.
Fans can see the game at SMU live on The American Digital Network by clicking HERE. Fans can also hear the contest against the Mustangs 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.
Coogs get their 1st Conference win of the year with a relatively easy victory over SMU. SMU did cut into the lead a few times, but the Coogs never really trailed in this one.
NEWS AND NOTES
* Houston made a season-high 12 3-pointers in the contest, finishing 12-of-29 from the field. Conversely, the Cougars held SMU to 0-of-10 shooting from beyond the arc.
* With eight rebounds in the game, Serithia Hawkins now has 825 in her career, moving her past Sonya Watkins (821; 1982-86) for fifth all-time at Houston.
* Houston matched a season-high with 20 assists including five each from Julia Blackshell-Fair and Serithia Hawkins.
* Tatyana Hill blocked three shots for the Cougars, giving her a career-high.
Wish I could’ve attended. I’ll be at Wednesday night’s men’s game.
Glad to see the Ladies doing SO well. Hope they get another W today.