Dec. 14, 2010
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
The Wyoming Cowgirl Basketball team will host the Wisconsin Badgers, on Wednesday, Dec. 15. The game is set to tip off at 7:00 p.m. and will be broadcast on The Mountain Sports Network. Check your local listings for the game in your area. Live stats can be followed or audio can be found on www.wyomingathletics.com
Wyoming is currently 6-2 on the season after earning a 75-57 victory over the Westminster Griffins on Saturday. Hillary Carlson is leading the way with 17.5 points and eight rebounds, while Aubrey Vandiver follows with 15.8 points and 9.8 rebounds. The Cowgirls are shooting .399 (176-441) from the field and 112-156 (.718) from the charity stripe.
The Badgers enter this week's game with a 4-7 record and coming off a win against Milwaukee, 68-53, on Sunday. They are led by Alyssa Karel, who is averaging a team leading 13.5 points. She is followed by Lin Zastrow who is adding 10.9 points and 6.6 rebounds. They return three starters and eight letterwinners to a team that went 21-11 overall and 10-8 in the Big 10 a year ago.
This is the third meeting between the two schools. The last time the two teams met was November 20, 2007 as the Cowgirls defeated the Badgers, 67-66 in overtime, in Madison. Wisconsin is coached by Lisa Stone who is in her eighth season with the program.
Tickets to all Wyoming Cowboy and Cowgirl basketball games can be purchased online at www.WyomingAthletics.com or by calling the UW Athletics Ticket Office at 1-877-WYO-FAN1 (1-877-996-3261) or 307-766-4850.Also watch for special single-game ticket promotions at WyomingAthletics.com throughout the 2010-11 season.