Tulsa Women Host Memphis on Tuesday
Feb. 7, 2011
Tulsa, Oklahoma - The University of Tulsa women's basketball team hosts Memphis on Tuesday, February 8th beginning at 7:05 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Okla. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for youth (12 and under).
TU will be participating in National Girls and Women in Sports Day, as the Golden Hurricane women's teams will be recognized throughout the game. Tulsa will also be participating in the national Pack the House night and American Cancer Society Swish Night, collecting donations for the American Cancer Society.
The Golden Hurricane, which has a 5-11 overall record and a 1-7 mark in Conference USA, is led by Taleya Mayberry with 15.6 points per game, followed by a pair of freshmen, Amanda Mason (8.4) and Loren McDaniel (8.0). Mayberry also has a team-high 56 assists and 52 steals, while McDaniel and Denise Lewis pull down 6.0 rebounds per game.
TU ranks first in steals (12.3) and Offensive Rebounds (18.3), second in Turnover Margin (+3.7) and third in Offensive Rebound Percentage (.396) among the league's best.
Memphis is off to a 17-6 start this season, including a 6-3 mark in C-USA, and have won their last three games. The Tigers are led by a trio of players scoring double-digit points, including Brittany Carter (14.0), Jasmine Lee (12.7) and Ramses Lonlack (10.0). Lee also has a team-best 8.6 rebounds per game, while Lonlack has 59 steals and Alex Winchell has 102 assists.
This will be the eighth meeting between the Golden Hurricane and the Tigers on the women's basketball court, as Memphis has a 4-3 advantage in the all-time series, including wins in the last three of four meetings.
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