Rice Women's Hoops Plays at SMU

Jessica Kuster.

Feb. 18, 2012

Rice (12-13, 6-6) at SMU (12-13, 5-7)
Sun., Feb. 19, 2012 • 12:05 p.m. (CT)
Moody Coliseum • Dallas, Texas

Internet Audio: http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/rice.portal# • Clifton Morris, p-b-p

Television: FSN with RonThulin (p-b-p) and Christy Winters-Scott

Rice Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader

The Rice women's basketball team concludes a two-game road trip on Sunday (Feb. 19) when it competes at SMU. Game time is slated for 12:05 p.m. and will be televised by FSN.

Quick Look at the Owls
Rice suffered a tough overtime loss at Tulane on Thursday by a 50-47 count. Candace Ashford registered her second double-double of the season with 11 points and 13 rebounds. D'Frantrz Smart also scored 11 points for the the Owls.

Rice's Jessica Kuster is the only C-USA player averaging a double-double at 16.4 ppg and 11.0 rpg, which is 10th in the nation. Senior Brianna Hypolite follows in scoring at 10.9 ppg.

Rice's four seniors have played in over 100 games in their collegiate careers. Brianna Hypolite and D'Frantz Smart have played in 113 games, while Candace Ashford and Amenemope McKinney have each competed in 100 games.

Rice Head Coach Greg Williams
Greg Williams (Rice, 1970) is now in his seventh season as the head coach of his alma mater. Williams has a 101-113 record at Rice and an 18-year career mark of 302-252.

Rice scored the final eight points of the contest to defeat SMU 56-54 on Jan. 8 in the the first meeting of the season in Houston. Jessica Kuster posted her eighth double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds, while D'Frantz Smart added 15 points.

SMU now leads the series 34 to 32. The Owls, however, have captured the last three games vs. the Mustangs.

Quick Look at SMU
SMU suffered its fourth consecutive loss, a 50-46 setback at UAB on Thursday. Alisha Fillmore and Akil Simpson lead the Mustangs in scoring at 11.0 points per game. Simpson also averages 7.0 rebounds per outing. Brittney Hard is the team's top rebounder at 7.5 rpg. The Mustangs are averaging 59.8 points per game and their opponents are at 58.8.





  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago