Women's Basketball to Face Texas State on Saturday

Nov. 15, 2013

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 | 7:00 p.m. CT | Fort Worth, Texas
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum | Live Video | Live Audio | TCU Notes


FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU women's basketball team returns to action on Saturday to play host to Texas State at 7 p.m., at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

The Horned Frogs (1-1) took to the road for the first time this season on Wednesday in Garland, Texas, falling to SMU in an overtime thriller by a score of 82-78.

TCU erased a double-digit second half deficit with a 33-10 run to take a 12-point lead with under seven minutes to play before SMU's Keena Mays keyed a Mustang run that would ultimately force overtime, marking the Frogs' first overtime action since March 12, 2011.

Junior guard Donielle Breaux enjoyed a career night, erupting for 20 points off the bench while also setting career highs in rebounds (eight), made field goals (five), made 3-pointers (4), made free throws (6) and minutes played (32). The Missouri City, Texas, native buried three of her four 3-pointers during TCU's massive run and is currently averaging 15.5 points through the season's first two games.

Sophomore guard Zahna Medley reached double figures for the 21st time in her career with 14 points to go with seven assists and three steals and connected on a triple for the 31st time in 32 career games.

Senior center Latricia Lovings played a career-most 39 minutes against the Mustangs, scoring seven points while pulling down 13 rebounds with five blocked shots. The Fort Worth native has already reached two career milestones this season, surpassing the 200-block threshold (205) while also becoming just the 11th member of TCU's 500-rebound club (507).

Fans can see all of the action live with a subscription to Frog Vision All-Access, while the radio broadcast will also be live on KTCU 88.7 and Frog Vision with Jeff Williams calling all of the action.

For live updates, fans can also follow @tcuwbasketball on Twitter or by viewing GameTracker.

Fans can purchase season tickets for just $100, while single-game tickets are also on sale for as low as $8 for adults and $5 for youth. Single-game tickets for Big 12 contests will go on sale on Dec. 1.

Fans can also take part in the Holiday Hoops promotion with $5 general admission tickets for contests during Dec. 15-Jan. 8.

Texas State returns four starters and six total letterwinners from last season's squad that went 10-20 overall. The Bobcats enter Saturday's game at 1-1 with a season-opening win over Huston-Tillotson and a loss to Texas on Wednesday.

Sophomore guard Erin Peoples has led the Bobcats this season with 13.0 points while junior forward Jacqueline Jeffcoat has averaged 8.0 points through the first two contests. The Bobcats' starting five features size, as three are at least six feet tall.

TCU and Texas State will meet for ninth time in the series that dates back to the 1978-79 season, as the Horned Frogs hold a 5-3 advantage, including a perfect 3-0 mark at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

The two teams have only met once since 2003 prior to Saturday's game, as Texas State posted a 91-80 victory over the Horned Frogs last season in San Marcos. TCU's Zahna Medley and Natalie Ventress both posted 19 points while Texas State seniors Ashley Ezeh and Diamond Ford combined for 49 points.

Following Saturday's contest against Texas State, the Horned Frogs have a quick turnaround with a Monday meeting with Grambling State at 7 p.m., at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

TCU will then head south of the border for its trip to Puerto Vallerta, Mexico, for the Hardwood Tournament of Hope on Nov. 26-28, where it will face Florida Gulf Coast, South Dakota State and No. 18/22 Purdue.



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