Jan. 25, 2012
Rice (9-10, 3-3) vs. East Carolina (6-12, 0-5)
Thu., Jan. 26, 2012 7 p.m. (CT)
Tudor Fieldhouse Houston, Texas
Rice head women's basketball coach Greg Williams shoots for his 300th career victory when his team hosts East Carolina on Thursday (Jan. 26). Game time is at 7 p.m. (CT) inside Tudor Fieldhouse.
Quick Look at the Owls
Rice head coach Greg Williams is on the cusp of a not one, but two milestones. Williams is one win away for career victory number 300 and is two wins short of 100 victories while coaching the Rice Owls.
Sophomore Jessica Kuster is the only C-USA player averaging a double-double at 17.0 ppg and 11.3 rpg. Senior Brianna Hypolite is averaging 11.9 ppg and freshman Christal Porter is at 6.0 rpg. Senior D'Frantz Smart has 515 career assists and is Rice's all-time assist leader, moving pass Kim Lawson's (1999-2003) total of 475 to hold the school record.
Vs. East Carolina
The series between Rice and ECU is tied at 4-4. The Pirates won last season in Greenville, N.C., by a 66-55 count. Jessica Kuster led the Owl attack with 16 points and 16 rebounds.
Quick Look at East Carolina
The Pirates have lost their last nine games, including the last five in Conference USA. Chareya Smith leads ECU in scoring at 10.3 points a contest, while Britny Edwards follows at 8.9 ppg. Edwards is also the squad's leading rebounder, averaging 8.1 rebounds a game.