Wyoming Basketball Resumes Non-Conference Action On Thursday Night

Dec. 27, 2011

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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The Cowgirl basketball team will returns to non-conference action on Thursday, Dec. 29, as they host the Bowling Green Falcons. The game time is set for 7:00 p.m. in the Arena Auditorium. Live stats can be followed or audio can be found on www.wyomingathletics.com.

Wyoming enters the game 4-7 overall after a nine point victory, 51-42, over UC Irvine before the holiday break. The Cowgirls are led by junior Ashley Sickles who leads the team with 13.9 points plus 6.3rebounds per game. She currently ranks second in minutes played, sixth in scoring and 11th in rebounding. Chaundra Sewell follows with 12.1 points and a team and league leading 9.2 rebounds, while Kaitlyn Mileto is adding 10.4 points. As a team, they are shooting 224-595 (.376) from the field and 48-206 (.233) from beyond the arc.

The Falcons are currently 8-3 overall after a 91-41 victory over Madonna prior to the holiday break. Chrissy Steffen leads the way with 13.6 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. Alexis Rogers follows with 9.5 points and a team leading 6.9 rebounds. They return one starter and nine letterwinners to a team that went 28-5 overall, 13-3 in the Mid-American Conference and a trip to the first round of the NCAA. This is the first meeting between the two schools. Bowling Green is coached by Curt Miller who is in his 11th season with the program.