2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release and Game Notes
Feb. 19, 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 Lisa McCann, So., 6-2, Norrkoping, Sweden 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 this week. They will take on the Air Force Academy on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m., and then New Mexico, Saturday night, at 7:00 p.m.
About Air Force: The Cowgirls will face the Air Force Academy Falcons on Thursday night. The Falcons are 3-20 overall and 0-10 in the conference. They are led by junior Rozalyn Russ, who is averaging 9.5 points and 6.4 rebounds. As a team, they are shooting 36% from the field and 67% from the charity stripe. This is the 19th meeting between the two teams, Wyoming leads the series 17-1. The last time these two teams met was Jan. 27, 2001 in Laramie with the Cowgirls coming out on top, 58-54. The Falcons are coached by Sue Darling, who is in her third season.
About New Mexico: The Cowgirls will close out the weekend against the New Mexico Lobos. The Lobos are currently 14-10 overall and 5-5 in conference play. Sophomore center Jordan Adams leads the way for New Mexico, averaging 15.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per contest. They are averaging 43% from the field and 68.8 points per game. This is the 39th meeting between the two schools, New Mexico leads 20-18. The last time these two teams met was Jan. 25, 2001 in Laramie, with the Lobos coming out on top, 57-53. New Mexico is coached by Don Flanagan, who is in his sixth season.
2000-01 Record Year Ago Wyoming 9-14 (1-9) 10-18 (4-10) Air Force 3-20 (0-10) 4-24 (1-13) New Mexico 14-10 (5-5) 18-11 (9-5)
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 Hoffman (248)/McColl (271 - 11.8 ppg) Rebounds Jessica Gibbs (180 -7.8 rpg) Assists Brenda Pickup (80 - 3.5 apg) Minutes Christy Bacon (747 - 32.5 mpg) Blocks Jessica Gibbs (6 - 0.3 bpg) Steals Jessica Gibbs (60 - 2.6 spg) Field Goals Jessica Gibbs (101 - 4.4 pg) Three-Point FG's Shelby Hoffman (47 - 2.2 ) Free-Throws Ann McColl (75 - 3.3 ftm)
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