Aug. 22, 2000
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Five teams that competed in postseasonplay will highlight the Wyoming Cowgirl 2000-2001 basketball schedule,announced Tuesday by UW Associate Athletic Director Barbara Burke.
Brigham Young, Colorado State and Utah competed in the NCAA Tournamenta year ago, while New Mexico and Kansas State played in the WNIT. TheCowgirls will face the Kansas State Wildcats in the opening round of theOregon State Classic, and have a regular home-and-away series with BYU,CSU, New Mexico and Utah.
The schedule will open up with the Cowgirls playing the first six ofeight games at home, beginning with an exhibition game on Nov. 9 andending with Weber State on Dec. 6. They will play in the Oregon StateBeaver Classic on Nov. 25-26.
The Cowgirls will open up Mountain West Conference play at home on Jan.13 against rival Colorado State. They will hit the road the followingweekend with match-ups against Brigham Young and Utah.
"I'm excited that we could increase our non-conference home schedulequite a bit this year," said head coach Cindy Fisher. "This will give usa chance to showcase the Cowgirls in Laramie early in the year. Ibelieve that we have put together a very challenging non-conferenceschedule that should prepare us for another tough conference schedule."
Fisher enters her third season with the Cowgirl Basketball Program. Shereturns four starters and ten letterwinners to this year's squad,including First Team All-MWC selection Carrie Bacon.
2000-2001 WYOMING COWGIRL BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME
Thurs., Nov. 9 Northern Colorado (exh.) LARAMIE 5:15 p.m.Mon., Nov. 13 Metro State (exh.) LARAMIE 7:00 p.m.Sat., Nov. 18 Chadron State LARAMIE 2:00 p.m.Fri-Sat., Nov. 24-25 Oregon State Tournament Corvallis, Ore. Fri. Wyoming vs. Kansas State 6:00 p.m. Sat. Consolation/Championship Games 6/8 p.m. (Winner Oregon St./Princeton)Mon., Nov. 27 Oakland Univ., Mich. LARAMIE 5:15 p.m.Wed., Nov. 29 University of Colorado LARAMIE 7:00 p.m.Wed., Dec. 6 Weber State LARAMIE 7:00 p.m.Sat., Dec. 9 @Northern Arizona Flagstaff, Ariz. 8:05 p.m.Sat., Dec. 16 #Idaho State Casper, Wyo. 6:00 p.m.Tues., Dec. 19 @Nevada Reno, Nev. 8:00 p.m.Thurs., Dec. 21 @Sacramento State Sacramento, Calif. 8:00 p.m.Sat., Dec. 30 Monmouth LARAMIE 2:00 p.m.Tues., Jan. 2 Texas A&M (Corpus Christi) LARAMIE 2:00 p.m.Fri., Jan. 5 @Texas Pan-AM Edinburg, Texas 6:00 p.m.Sat., Jan. 13 *Colorado State LARAMIE TBAThurs., Jan. 18 *@Brigham Young Provo, Utah 7:00 p.m.Sat., Jan. 20 *@Utah Salt Lake City, Utah 3:00 p.m.Thurs., Jan. 25 *New Mexico LARAMIE 7:00 p.m.Sat., Jan. 27 *Air Force LARAMIE 2:00 p.m.Thurs., Feb. 1 *@San Diego State San Diego, Calif. 8:00 p.m.Sat., Feb. 3 *@UNLV Las Vegas, Nev. 8:35 p.m.Sat., Feb. 10 *@Colorado State Ft. Collins, Colo. TBAThurs., Feb. 15 *Utah LARAMIE 7:00 p.m.Sat., Feb. 17 *Brigham Young LARAMIE 2:00 p.m.Thurs., Feb. 22 *@Air Force Colo. Spgs., CO 7:00 p.m.Sat., Feb. 24 *@New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. 7:00 p.m.Thurs., Mar. 1 *UNLV LARAMIE 7:00 p.m.Sat., Mar. 3 *San Diego State LARAMIE 2:00 p.m.Mar. 7-10 MWC Championship Tournament Las Vegas, Nev. TBA
*Mountain West Conference Games
All Times Are Mountain
#game played in Casper, Wyo.
All games and times are subject to change