Women's Basketball

Cowgirl Basketball on the Road Against Lady Frogs

Cowgirl Hillary Carlson blocks a shot against TCU earlier this season in Laramie.

Cowgirl Hillary Carlson blocks a shot against TCU earlier this season in Laramie.

Feb. 12, 2010

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team is back out on the road as they travel to Fort Worth to take on the TCU Lady Frogs, on Saturday, Feb. 13. The game is set to tip off at 11 a.m. Mountain Time and will be broadcast on The Mountain Sports Network.

The Cowgirls will enter the game with a 15-7 overall record and a 6-4 mark in conference play after earning a 12-point win, 63-51, win over San Diego State last time out. Three Cowgirls are scoring in double-figures so far led by junior Hillary Carlson who is averaging a team leading 15.5 points and 2.7 blocks per game. She is followed by fellow junior Aubrey Vandiver with 13.7 points and a team leading 9.7 rebounds per game, while Emma Langford is adding 11.7 points and 3.3 assists.

Carlson is first in blocks, third in scoring and 12th in rebounding while being ranked fourth in field goal percentage and free throw percentage in the Mountain West Conference. Vandiver ranks among the Top 15 in points, rebounds, steals, field goal percentage, three-point field goal percentage and minutes played while Langford is 12th in assists and 14th in scoring.

The Lady Frogs are currently 18-5 overall and 8-2 in the MWC, while being ranked 24th in the Associated Press Poll. They earned a 105-96 four overtime victory over Utah on Wednesday night. TCU is led by Emily Carter who is averaging a team leading 15.1 points along with three rebounds. Starr Crawford is leading the way with 9.1 rebounds, while adding 9.9 points per game.

They welcome back all five starters and eight letterwinners to a team that went 20-11 overall and 12-4 in the MWC a year ago. This is the 16th meeting between the two teams. TCU leads the series 8-7. The last time the two teams met was January 13, 2010 as the Cowgirls defeated TCU, 73-67, in Laramie. TCU is coached by Jeff Mittie who is in his 11th season with the program and his 18th overall.

 

 

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