North Texas Basketball Teams In Action Against Louisiana-Monroe
MONROE, La. (2/10/07) ? The Mean Green basketball teams return to action today against Louisiana-Monroe. The women's team tips off at noon, with the men beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Listen live to the WOMEN'S game!
Listen live to the MEN'S game!
The Mean Green women has lost four of its past five games and is looking to bounce back from a four-point loss to
Sophomore Tricia Lee continues her defensive rampage over the past month of play. For the second time this year she had five steals in a game and in the last eight game Lee has 20 steals. Compare that to the first 16 games of the year when Lee had only 18 steals. She has also hit a 3-pointer in four straight games, a career-best for her. During that four-game stretch, Lee has hit nine 3-pointers and is shooting 60 percent from behind the arc.
In the last three games the
After falling in its first home game since Nov. 15, the
The Mean Green is the nation’s 22nd ranked offensive club, averaging 78.8 ppg and a 47.0 shooting percentage. North Texas sits at 145 in the official RPI Ratings following the loss to
The Warhawks are 11-0 at home in 2006-07, including a 7-0 clip in Sun Belt play. Led by Tony Hooper, Louisiana-Monroe features five players averaging double figures. Hooper accounts for 14.3 points per game.
Guard Calvin Watson is poised to take the program’s all-time 3-point lead with only five trey’s, but he has also quietly risen on the career points list. The senior moved into 13th with 1,099 points, only 20 short of NT Hall of Famer Jim Mudd. Watson could make the top-10 with only 108 more points over the last five games and the SBC Tournament.
The Mean Green recorded a season-high 11 blocks against