Horned Frogs Look To Continue Win Streak Saturday
Jan. 14, 2011
Fort Worth, Texas Daniel-Meyer Coliseum Saturday, Jan. 15 Noon CT
TCU Head Coach: Jeff Mittie (Missouri Western, `89)
Horned Frog Quick Notes
The Horned Frogs haven't lost a regular-season contest since falling to Georgia on Dec. 22. Overall, TCU is on a five-game winning streak and has won its last 10 meetings against Colorado State.
Senior Emily Carter has led TCU in scoring during nine contests this winter. She has scored over 20 points in seven games.
Head Coach Jeff Mittie just captured his 400th win of his career against Wyoming. Mittie will be going for his 250th win at TCU Saturday.
The Horned Frogs are 162-33 (.830) during the Jeff Mittie era when out-rebounding its opposition.
FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU women's basketball team will continue its conference schedule Saturday against Colorado State. Tip-off is set for Noon inside Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
The Horned Frogs, who are currently on a five-game winning streak, bring an 11-6 overall record and 3-0 mark in conference play into Saturday's contest. The Frogs have won 29 of their last 30 home games and are 76-10 at home since the start of the 2005-06 season.
In its last outing, TCU shot over 50 percent from the field Wednesday night and cruised to a 68-47 victory over Wyoming at Arena Auditorium.
The Purple and White will next be in action against BYU on Jan. 19. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. CT inside Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. The contest against the Cougars will shown live on CBS College Sports.
The Last Time Out
With the win, head coach Jeff Mittie recorded his 400th win of his career Wednesday night, while also posting the Frogs' largest margin of victory in the series all-time.
DeLisa Gross led the way for the Frogs with 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the floor, including 3-of-3 from deep. Sophomore Starr Crawford also had a solid night, scoring 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting, while also grabbing nine boards. In total, the Frogs received solid contributions from several players Wednesday, including freshman Briesha Wynn who totaled nine points. Senior Rachel Rentschler was also key for the Frogs, posting seven points on 3-of-4 shooting.
The All-Time Series
In Fort Worth, the Horned Frogs took command of the game early and never looked back en route to a 78-51 victory. Emily Carter led the Frogs in scoring with 18 points, while guard/forward Helena Sverrisdottir added 14 points.
Nearly a month later, forward Starr Crawford led a balanced TCU scoring effort with 15 points and the Horned Frogs clinched a share of the regular-season conference championship with a 73-61 victory over Colorado State at the Rams' Moby Arena.
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Scouting Colorado State
The Rams have been led this season by Mestdagh, who currently ranks No. 8 in the nation for three-point field goals per game (3.2). Overall, the junior, who is averaging 17.1 points per game, ranks 57th in three-point field-goal percentage (40.9 percent) in the NCAA.
Freshman Sam Martin has also been solid for CSU, averaging 12.3 points per game, while also grabbing nearly seven boards a contest.
Going For Win No. 250
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Overall, when the Frogs score 80+ points in regulation, TCU is 75-1 under Mittie. The Frogs are also 157-7 when the opponent scores 60 or less, which has now happened 10 times this season.
Horned Frogs Continue To Impress In NCAA
Individually, Emily Carter paces the Frogs', ranking No. 23 overall in scoring average with a 19.1 average. Fellow senior Helena Sverrisdottir sits No. 74 in points per game, while averaging 16.8 points. Carter, who ranks No. 59 in assist turnover ratio, sits No. 16 in free throw percentage (.886) and in the top-90 in 3-point field goal attempts per game (2.3). Finally, sophomore Starr Crawford moved into No. 55 in rebounds per game (9.2).
TCU In The Mountain West Conference
Individually, Emily Carter leads the conference in scoring average (19.1) and free throw percentage (.886). She also ranks in the top 4 in three-point field goals made (2.3). Helena Sverrisdottir currently sits No. 5 in scoring (16.8) in the conference. She also ranks No. 2 in steals (2.2) entering Saturday afternoon. Finally, sophomore Starr Crawford ranks No. 2 in rebounding (9.2) and No. 1 in offensive rebounds (3.2). She also sits No. 2 in defensive rebounds (6.0) heading into action Saturday.