Tulsa Women's Hoops Host Tulane This Friday
Jan. 14, 2010
Tulsa, Oklahoma - The University of Tulsa women's basketball returns home to take on Tulane on Friday, Jan. 15th beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Tickets, which start as low as $6 for adults and $4 for youth, can be purchased by calling 918.631.GoTU, online at TulsaHurricane.com or in person at the Reynolds Center.
The Golden Hurricane enters the contest with a 6-7 overall record and a 0-2 mark in Conference USA, after falling to Memphis (77-72) and UAB (63-55) last week. Larrissa Williams is leading Tulsa with 15.6 ppg, while freshman Taleya Mayberry also averages double-digit points with 12.3 ppg. Williams pulls down a team-high 8.7 rebounds per game and has 30 blocks, while Mayberry has 46 assists and owns 31 steals and Jermaine Kermis has dished out 44 assists and 24 steals.
The Green Wave boasts a 12-3 mark on the season and a 1-1 record in the league, falling to Houston (70-68) and topping Rice (82-60) last week in New Orleans. Tulane ranks sixth in assists per game (18.3), ninth in steals per game (12.5), 13th in three-point field goal percentage (.385) and 19th in field goal percentage (.456) among all Division I schools.
Chassity Brown has a team-best 14.8 ppg, while Olivia Grayson has tallied 9.9 ppg for the Green Wave. Roshaunda Barnes has registered 69 assists and 47 steals, while Brett Benzio has 20 blocks.
This will be the 11th meeting in the all-time series with Tulane, as the Green Wave owns a 7-3 advantage in the all-time series, including wins in the last four contests.
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