Women's Basketball

Cowgirl Basketball Faces Nevada on Saturday

UW will face Nevada on Saturday

UW will face Nevada on Saturday

Jan. 23, 2014


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The Last Meeting
January 4, 2014
Laramie, Wyo.
Woodward's 26 Points Leads Cowgirls To 72-64 Win Over Nevada
Junior Kayla Woodward recorded a season high 26 points leading the Cowgirl basketball team to a 72-64 win over the Nevada Wolf Pack, on Saturday afternoon, in Laramie. Wyoming now moves to 10-2 overall on the season and 1-0 in conference action, while the Wolf Pack drop to 6-7 overall and 1-1 in MW play. Woodward also reached 1,000 points for her career and currently sits in 19th place with 1,015.

The Wyoming basketball program will wrap up the week on the road against the Nevada Wolf Pack. The game is set for Saturday, January 25, at 5:00 p.m. It's the second time in less than a month that the two opponents have faced each other.

Live stats, audio and video can be found through the women's basketball Gameday Central page located on the www.gowyo.com website.

Wyoming is 12-4 overall and 3-2 in MW action after dominating 82-47 victory over Air Force on Wednesday night. Kayla Woodward is averaging a team high 17.8 points plus 7.4 rebounds, while Fallon Lewis is adding 14.6 points and a team high 9.4 rebounds. Kaitlyn Mileto follows with 13.2 points and Marquelle Dent leads the way with 4.1 assists plus 9.1 points per game. As a team, the Cowgirls are shooting 413-988 (.418) from the field while averaging 41.8 rebounds and 72.5 points per game.

Nevada enters this weekend's contest with an 8-9 overall record and a 3-3 mark in the Mountain West. Last time out, the Wolf Pack defeated Fresno State, 63-60, in Reno. Danika Sharp leads the way averaging a team high 12.8 points along with 4.4 rebounds. Mimi Mungedi is adding a team high 6.5 rebounds plus 10.6 points per contest. As a team, Nevada averages 71.6 points and 44.8 points per contest.

This will be 16th meeting between the two schools. Wyoming leads the series 11-4. The last time the two teams met was January 4, 2014 as the Cowgirls defeated the Wolf Pack, 72-64, in Laramie. They are coached by Jane Albright who is in her sixth season with the program.



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