Nov. 13, 2013
RENO, Nev. -
The Wolf Pack women’s basketball team will face Long Beach State Friday evening at Lawlor Events Center in the team’s regular season home opener. Tip-off is slated for 6:30 p.m.
“We are excited to be home this weekend and let our fans see the new product we have on the floor,” head coach Jane Albright said. “I feel like we had another good week of practice and we are continuing to get better and gel as a team. It’s great to have a home stand and we anticipate our fans will all come out and cheer us on.”
The 49ers come to Reno in its second contest of a three-game road trip to begin the season. Long Beach State fell 70-51 at California last Friday. The 49ers lead the overall series with the Pack 13-5. Nevada fell 61-58 in overtime to Long Beach State on the road in the last meeting during the 2011-12 season. Danika Sharp had 12 points in the loss. The 49ers are led by junior guard Lauren Spargo’s 15 ppg.