TCU women crack the Top 25 in the latest ESPN/USA Today coaches poll
Jan. 9, 2007
FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU women's basketball team cracked the Top 25 in the ESPN/USA Today women's college basketball coaches' poll for the first time this season, it was announced by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) on Tuesday.
The Lady Frogs received 42 votes and grabbed the No. 25 spot. DePaul, a team TCU defeated on Dec. 21, had three more votes for the No. 24 position.
TCU is the lone Mountain West Conference school in the Top 25 this week. The Lady Frogs received 12 votes in Week 10 of the Associated Press women's basketball poll released on Monday.
TCU has made its first appearance in a national poll since Dec. 5, 2004 (No. 23 AP, No. 25 ESPN/USA Today).
The Lady Frogs have won 12 of its last 13 games and since the debut of senior Hanna Biernacka (LSU transfer) seven games ago, TCU is defeating opponents by 23.7 points per game.
TCU has won six straight games and dominated the opponents. To open MWC play last week, the Lady Frogs thumped UNLV, 88-63, and crushed Colorado State, 86-36.
The Purple and White lead the conference in scoring, averaging 75.0 points per outing. Junior Adrianne Ross paces the Mountain West in scoring (17.8 ppg) and senior Ashley Davis is ranked third (16.6 ppg).
TCU is on the road for the next three contests against Air Force, Utah and