Nov. 23, 2009
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The Wyoming Cowgirl Basketball team will return home this week as they host the Black Hill State Yellow Jackets, on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The game is set to tip off at 7 p.m. in the Arena-Auditorium.
Live stats and game audio/video of the match-up will be available via Wyoming All-Access.
Wyoming is currently 4-0 overall after earning a road sweep last week over North Dakota, 85-59, and North Dakota State, 68-60. Sophomore Kristen Scheffler leads the way averaging 12.5 points and two steals. She is followed closely by sophomore Emma Langford and junior Aubrey Vandiver. Langford is averaging 12 points and 5.5 rebounds, while Vandiver is adding 11.5 points and a team leading 6.5 rebounds. The Cowgirls are shooting .450 (108-240) from the field and 43-56 (.762) from the charity stripe.
BHSU is currently 5-2 overall. The Yellow Jackets are led by Brittany Fuhrman who is averaging 13.6 points and 1.9 rebounds per game. They return five starters and 11 letterwinners to a team that went 26-8 overall and 11-3 in the Dakota Athletic Conference a year ago. This is the first meeting between the two schools. Black Hills State is coached by Mark Nore who is in his seventh season with the program.