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Feb. 18, 2014

Tulsa, Oklahoma - The Tulsa women's basketball team returns home to host LA Tech on Wednesday, February 19th beginning at 7:00 pm at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Reynolds Center ticket office.

TU has a 10-12 overall record and 4-7 mark in Conference USA, and is looking to snap a five-game losing streak. Sophomore Ashley Clark has a team-leading 14.5 points per game, followed by Kelsee Grovey (12.5) and Mariah Turner (10.8). Clark also has a team-best 6.5 rebounds per game, 75 assists and 39 steals, while Grovey has 69 assists and 25 steals. Kadan Brady has 23 steals, and Stevi Parker has 18 steals and 12 blocks.

Tulsa has shot 34-percent (119-of-350) from three-point range this season, the best in Conference USA and the 77th best in the nation. Grovey is helping to bring up that average as she is shooting 42-percent (47-of-112), which leads the league and is 31st in the nation.

Tulsa ranks first in three-point field goal percentage (.340), fifth in assists per game (13.9) and assist-turnover ratio (0.8), sixth in field goal percentage (.414), and seventh in scoring offense (69.2) and three-point field goals made per game (5.4) among Conference USA's best.

Individually, Clark is eighth in assists (3.4), 13th in scoring (14.5) and steals (1.8), and 15th in assist-turnover ratio (0.8); Grovey is first in free throw percentage (.882) and three-point field goal percentage (.420), fourth in three-point field goals made (2.1), fifth in assist-turnover ratio (1.6), 15th in assists (3.1), and 17th in scoring (12.5); Turner is second in field goal percentage (.603); and Brady is 13th in three-point field goals made (1.5).



LA Tech has a 7-17 overall record and a 2-9 mark in Conference USA, and is also on a four-game losing streak. Four players are averaging double-digit points, including Whitney Frazier (16.0), JaQuan Jackson (11.6), Chrisstasia Walter (11.5) and Lulu Perry (11.0). Frazier is also posting double-digit rebounds per game at 10.0. Walter has a team-best 134 assists and 69 blocks, while Savanna Langston has 13 blocks.

This will be the 10th meeting between the Golden Hurricane and Lady Techsters. LA Tech has an 8-1 lead in the all-time series, but it was TU that won the last meeting, a 74-70 decision in Tulsa during the 2004-05 season.

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