2000-2001 Cowgirl Basketball Informational Press Release and Game Notes
February 27, 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. Forward Lisa McCann, So., 6-2, Norrkopping, Sweden
This Week: The Cowgirls will finish up the regular season at home this week. They will host UNLV on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m., and San Diego State on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.
About UNLV: The Cowgirls will host the UNLV Rebels on Thursday night. The Rebels are currently 17-7 overall and 7-5 in the conference. They are led by junior Linda Frolich, who is averaging 19 points and 9.2 rebounds per contest. As a team, they are shooting 45% from the field and 35% from beyond the arc. This is the 12th meeting between the two teams, UNLV leads the series 7-4. The last time these two teams met was Feb. 3, 2001 in Las Vegas with the Rebels coming out on top, 69-61. The Rebels are coached by Regina Miller, who is in her third season.
About San Diego State: The Cowgirls will close out the weekend against the San Diego State Aztecs. The Aztecs are currently 13-12 overall and 5-7 in conference play. Sophomore guard Jamey Cox is averaging 10.8 points to lead the team. They are averaging 42% from the field and 60.1 points per game. This is the 19th meeting between the two schools, San Diego State leads 13-5. The last time these two teams met was Feb. 1, 2001 in San Diego, with the Aztecs coming out on top, 58-50. San Diego State is coached by Barb Smith, who is in her fourth season.
2000-01 Record Year Ago Wyoming 10-15 (2-10) 10-18 (4-10) UNLV 17-7 (7-5) 17-12 (8-6) San Diego St. 13-12 (5-7) 9-19 (4-10)
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 Ann McColl (299 - 12.0 ppg) Rebounds Jessica Gibbs (202 -8.2 rpg) Assists Brenda Pickup (89 - 3.6 apg) Minutes Christy Bacon (821 - 32.8 mpg) Blocks Jessica Gibbs (7 - 0.3 bpg) Steals Jessica Gibbs (70 - 2.8 spg) Field Goals Jessica Gibbs (111 - 4.4 pg) Three-Point FG's Shelby Hoffman (52 - 2.3 ) Free-Throws Ann McColl (83 - 3.3 ftm)
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