LARAMIE, Wyo. -
In its only game of the week, the Wyoming women's basketball team will host the Nevada Wolf Pack on Wednesday night. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT. in the Arena-Auditorium. Live stats, audio and video can be found on the women's basketball Gameday Central page located on GoWyo.com.
The Cowgirls enter Wednesday's contest with a 12-11 mark and 7-6 in conference action after a 71-61 victory over San Jose State on Saturday afternoon. Junior guard Marquelle Dent finished her night with a team-high 24 points, seven assists and four steals in 39 minutes of play. Senior forward Kayla Woodward recorded her eighth double-double of the season with 20 points and a team-high 11 rebounds followed by senior guard Kaitlyn Mileto with 15 assists. Senior Jordan Sibrel also added ten rebounds. As a team, Wyoming shot 22-of-60 (.367) from the field and 11-of-29 (.379) from beyond the arc.
Dent leads the way averaging 17.2 points, six assists and 2.3 steals. Woodward follows with a team-high 7.7 rebounds plus 15.1 points. Mileto is averaging 12.0 points while Kelley is adding 7.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists in her 22 contests this season. As a team, the Cowgirls are shooting 551-of-1363 (.404) from the field, 176-of-494 (.356) from the beyond the arc and 287-of-411 (.698) from the charity stripe.
Nevada enters the week with a 7-16 record overall and a 3-9 mark in the Mountain West. Last time out, the Wolf Pack lost 63-45 against the New Mexico Lobos. Senior center Mimi Mungedi leads the way with a team-high 12.5 points and 9.7 rebounds. Senior forward Emily Burns follows with 9.3 points and 6.6 rebounds per contest. Nevada is scoring 58.9 points compared to 63.4 by its opponents while outrebouding the competition 44.1 to 38.1.
This will be the 18th meeting between the two schools. Wyoming leads the series 12-5. The last time the two teams met was Jan. 31, 2015. The Cowgirls defeated the Wolf Pack 61-45 in Reno. Nevada is coached by Jane Albright who is in her seventh season with the program.