USU Women Close Out Regular Season at Wyoming Tuesday
March 3, 2014
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State women's basketball concludes the regular season this week with one game. The Aggies will take on Wyoming on Tuesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Arena Auditorium. USU looks to complete the series sweep after defeating the Cowgirls in Logan on Feb. 1, 80-75.
The Aggies will close their first season in the Mountain West against the Cowgirls. This will be the 21st meeting between Utah State and Wyoming, but only the second as members of the same conference.
Overall, Utah State is 13-15 overall and 7-10 in Mountain West action. Wyoming is currently 19-8 overall and 10-6 in league play. The Cowgirls lost to Boise State in their last game, 72-59.
Wyoming holds a 14-6 series lead over the Aggies, but Utah State has captured the last two meetings, including a 80-75 win in Logan on Feb. 1. In that game, senior guard Jennifer Schlott scored 38 points to lead the Aggies. The Cowgirls were led by 27 points from Kayla Woodward who also added 10 rebounds.
Woodward is third in the Mountain West in scoring, averaging 17.8 points per game. Fallon Lewis is fifth in scoring with 15.5 ppg, while Kaitlyn Mileto scoring 13.6 ppg. Lewis is first in the league in rebounding, averaging 9.4 rpg. Wyoming is in the MW in three-point field goal percentage, shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc.
The Aggies ended the home portion of its schedule, winning their final three games at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum with victories over San Diego State, New Mexico and San José State. During those three games, Jennifer Schlott has averaged 33.3 points per game, while sophomore guard Makenlee Williams has scored 20.0 ppg. The Aggies have averaged 80.7 ppg in those three games, compared to 67.0 by their opponents.
All USU home games are streamed on the Aggie Digital Network in conjunction with the Mountain West Digital Network. Fans can watch the streaming by going http://www.utahstateaggies.com/videos/.
Fans can follow USU women's basketball at www.twitter.com/UtahStateWBB, as well as on facebook, at www.facebook.com/USUWBB. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on Facebook at facebook, at www.facebook.com/USUAthletics. Utah State women's basketball is now also on instagram at www.instagram.com/USUWbasketball.
Aggie women's basketball tickets will be available by contacting the USU Athletics Ticket Office at (435) 797-0305 or at 1-888-U-STATE-1 (1-888-878-2831) for more information or visit the Utah State athletics web site at www.UtahStateAggies.com.