2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release and Game Notes
Jan. 29, 2001
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Probable Starters: Here are the probable starters for this week's games:
Wyoming Guard Brenda Pickup, Fr., 5-7, Brush Prairie, Wash. Guard Shelby Hoffman, Sr., 5-9, Gillette, Wyo. Forward Christy Bacon, Jr., 6-0, Colorado Springs, Colo. Forward Jessica Gibbs, Sr., 6-1, Wells, Nev. Center Ann McColl, So., 6-2, Everett, Wash.
This Week: The Cowgirls will be on the road against San Diego State on Thursday night at 8:00 p.m., and then UNLV on Saturday night at 8:35 p.m.
About San Diego State: The Cowgirls will face the San Diego State Aztecs on Thursday night in California. The Aztecs are currently 10-8 overall and 2-3 in conference play. They are led by junior forward Tanisha Knight, who is averaging 10.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per contest. This is the 18th meeting between the two schools, San Diego State leads the series 12-5. The last time these two teams met was March 2, 2000 in Laramie, with the Cowgirls coming out on top, 63-55. The Aztecs are coached by Barb Smith, who is in her third season.
About UNLV: In the second game of the weekend, the Cowgirls will face the UNLV Rebels. The Rebels currently have an 13-4 overall record and a 3-2 conference mark. They are led by junior Linda Frohlich, who is averaging 18.3 points and 7.9 rebounds per contest. This is the 11th meeting between the two schools, UNLV leads the series 6-4. The last time these two teams met was March 4, 2000 in Laramie, with the Rebels coming out on top, 96-81. The Rebels are coached by Regina Miller, who is in her third season at UNLV.
2000-01 Record A Year Ago Wyoming 9-9 (1-4) 10-18 (4-10) San Diego State 10-8 (2-3) 9-19 (4-10) UNLV 13-4 (3-1) 17-12 (8-6)
Leading Weapons in the Cowgirl Attack: The following is a listing of the Cowgirls who lead in each statistical category for the 2000-01 season.
Points Shelby Hoffman (211 - 11.7 ppg) Rebounds Jessica Gibbs (133 -7.4 rpg) Assists Brenda Pickup (63 - 3.5 apg) Minutes Christy Bacon (572 - 31.8 mpg) Blocks Jessica Gibbs (6 - 0.3 bpg) Steals Jessica Gibbs (46 - 2.6 spg) Field Goals Jessica Gibbs (81 - 4.5 pg) Three-Point FG's Shelby Hoffman (42 - 2.3 ) Free-Throws Ann McColl (55 - 3.1 ftm)
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