TCU Travels To Wyoming For Wednesday Night Contest
Jan. 11, 2011
Laramie, Wyo. Arena-Auditorium Wednesday, Jan. 12 8 p.m. CT
TCU Head Coach: Jeff Mittie (Missouri Western, `89)
Horned Frog Quick Notes
The Horned Frogs haven't lost a regular-season contest since falling to Georgia on Dec. 22. Overall, TCU is on a four-game winning streak and has won three out of its last four meetings against Wyoming.
Senior Emily Carter has led TCU in scoring during nine contests this winter. She has scored over 20 points in seven games.
Helena Sverrisdottir needs only one more start to move into No. 3 all-time in school history in career starts with 111. Sverrisdottir is currently tied with former Frog great Adrian Ross with 110 career starts.
Jeff Mittie only needs one more win to capture his 400th career victory.
FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU women's basketball program hits the road Wednesday night to take on Wyoming in a key Mountain West Conference battle. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. CT from Laramie, Wyo.
The Horned Frogs, who are 10-6 on the season and 2-0 in Mountain West Conference play, are coming off a 68-60 victory over UNLV last Saturday afternoon. Against the Rebels, Helena Sverrisdottir was simply dominate during stretches of play, scoring 19 of her game-high 24 points in the second half, including a stretch in which she netted eight-straight points for the Horned Frogs.
TCU, who brings a four-game winning steak into Wednesday night, will next be in action against Colorado State on Saturday, Jan. 15. Start time is set for Noon and will be shown live on The Mtn.
The Last Time Out
Sverrisdottir finished the game with 24 points, seven boards, six assists and seven steals to lead the Horned Frogs to their second-straight conference victory. Overall, the All-America candidate, who now has 465 assists for her career, moved past former Frog great Natasha Lacy, who posted 461 assists between 2003-06.
The All-Time Series
In Laramie last season, the Purple and White regrouped from a 16-point first half deficit to tie the game in the closing minutes, but Wyoming sank three crucial 3-pointers late to down the Frogs, 73-67, at the Cowgirls' Arena-Auditorium. Overall, three Frogs scored in double figures, led by guard Emily Carter with 20 points.
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Three Cowgirls finished the game in double-figures led by Aubrey Vandiver, who closed the game with 24 points and nine rebounds. She was followed by Hillary Carlson, who scored 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting, including 4-for-4 from deep. Overall, Wyoming was 24-of-47 from the field and 7-of-13 from beyond the arc.
Carlson has led the Cowgirls so far this season, averaging 18.5 points per game and 7.5 rebounds, while Vandiver has chipped in with 17.7 points and 9.9 boards.
Going For Win No. 400
Opening Mountain West Conference Play Strong
Horned Frogs Continue To Impress In NCAA
Individually, Emily Carter paces the Frogs', ranking No. 19 overall in scoring average with a 19.7 average. Fellow senior Helena Sverrisdottir sits No. 54 in points per game, while averaging 17.3 points. Carter sits No. 17 in free throw percentage (89.1) and in the top-80 in 3-point field goal percentage (.394) and attempts per game (2.4). Finally, sophomore Starr Crawford moved into No. 53 in rebounds per game (9.2).
TCU In The Mountain West Conference
Individually, Emily Carter leads the conference in scoring average (19.7) and free throw percentage (.891). She also ranks in the top 4 in three-point field goals made (2.4). Helena Sverrisdottir currently sits No. 4 in scoring (17.3) in the conference. She also ranks No. 2 in steals (2.3) entering Wednesday night. Finally, sophomore Starr Crawford ranks No. 2 in rebounding (9.2) and No. 1 in offensive rebounds (3.4). She also sits No. 3 in defensive rebounds (5.8) heading into action Wednesday.
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