Nov. 13, 2012
RENO, Nev. -
The University of Nevada women’s basketball team (1-0, 0-0 MW) will make its first road trip of the 2012-13 season with a stop in Stockton, Calif. to face the Pacific Tigers (2-0, 0-0 Big West) Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. at the Alex G. Spanos Center.
Pacific leads the overall series with Nevada 13-7. The Wolf Pack and Tigers had a tightly contested game in last season’s meeting in Reno, as Pacific edged out Nevada 75-70 in overtime. Danika Sharp led the Pack with 17 points in the loss. The Tigers return home for its first home game of the season on a two-game win streak. The team knocked off Seattle 71-70 in the season opener last Fridayand defeated Eastern Washington 64-51 on Sunday. Pacific is led by sophomore Kendall Kenyon at 12.5 ppg. and 9.5 rpg.
LAST TIME OUT
The University of Nevada women’s basketball team opened the 2012-13 regular season with a 76-72 win over Cal State Fullerton last Friday evening at Lawlor Events Center. The Wolf Pack raced out to a 6-2 lead, as four of the team’s five starters recorded points. Freshman guard Terilyn Moe scored her first career points in the opening half, knocking down a three point attempt to stretch the Wolf Pack lead. Nevada opened the second half on an 8-2 run to get within one point of Cal State Fullerton. Moe gave Nevada a 74-72 lead with consecutive made free throws with under a minute to play. The Wolf Pack chased down the rebound on the Titans final attempt to tie the game, and Moe drained two free throws to give Nevada a 76-72 win. Moe led all scorers with 20 points in her debut, making all 13 of her attempts from the free throw line. Junior Arielle Wideman pitched in 16 points, and Chanelle Brennan added 14.