Lady Frogs Host UAB Blazers on Friday Night
Feb. 28, 2003
FORT WORTH, Texas - The Lady Frogs (13-13, 6-6 C-USA) are home for their final pair of regular season Conference USA contests. UAB (8-17, 4-8 C-USA) opens the action on Friday night at 7:00 p.m., with South Florida (7-18, 2-10 C-USA) ending the Lady Frog home season on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. UAB has lost six straight contests.
TCU head coach Jeff Mittie needs just one more win to become the all-time winningest coach in TCU history. He is currently tied with Hall of Famer Fran Garmon with 78.
UAB is led by Natasha Thomas who is averaging 17.2 points and 9.6 boards per game. Michelle Smith is not far behind with 16.0 points and 9.7 rebounds per contest. Smith also paces the team in blocks with 17 this year.
The two Thomases (Natasha and Chantell) are the only players to have started all 25 Blazer games this season. Chantell Thomas has dished out 71 assists to help her teammates. She also leads the squad with 36 steals this season.
This is the second meeting between the two schools. TCU holds the 1-0 series lead. Last season the Lady Frogs took a 68-64 win away from Birmingham, Ala.