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DENTON, Texas- If you're looking for a little relief from the winter weather the North Texas women's basketball team is hosting Florida Atlantic tonight and admission is free to all patrons. Tip-off tonight is set for 5 p.m. The game can be heard on 88.1 FM KNTU.
Fans are encouraged to exercise extreme caution if planning to attend Thursday's game. Icy conditions on the roadways as well as the parking lots and sidewalks still exist around Denton and the University of North Texas. Below-freezing temperatures will also be in place throughout the evening, so those attending the game should plan accordingly.
North Texas and Florida Atlantic are meeting for the fifth time in series history. The Mean Green and Owls are tied through the first four games at 2-2. The two teams first met in 2007.
North Texas won the first two games of the series, but the Owls have won the last two games. Last season it was a 94-76 win for FAU at the Super Pit. The Mean Green's last win over FAU came on the road in 2008. North Texas is 1-2 at home against FAU.
Sophmore Jasmine Godbolt has continued to elevate her game as she hit another milestone against Denver. Godbolt notched her third straight double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds against the Pioneers.
It is the first time in her career that she has notched three straight double-doubles. It is the seventh double-double of the season for Godbolt and the 16th of her career. During the three game run, Godbolt has averaged 17.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, and hit on 50 percent of her shots from the floor. Of the 31 rebounds for Godbolt in the last three games, 14 of those have been on the offensive side.
Denetra Kellum had her streak of scoring in double figures halted at 13 games at Denver. Kellum was held to a season-low four points on only 2-for-8 shooting from the floor. Kellum has scored in double figures in 20 of 23 games this season for North Texas. Kellum still remains as the fourth leading scorer in the Sun Belt Conference at 16.0 points a game.