Final Road Game in December is at Utah State

Team plays at Utah State on Saturday at 5 p.m. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

After picking up a 75-72 victory at CS Fullerton, the BYU women’s basketball team (6-3) makes its final road game of the month at instate rival Utah State (4-4). The Cougars and Aggies play on Sat. Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. in Logan.

BYU Probable Starters

No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. PPG RPG

03 Jazmine Foreman G 5-5 Jr 8.6 3.1

22 Mindy Nielson G 5-10 Jr 13.1 4.3

33 Haley Hall G 5-4 Jr 7.7 2.3

45 Keilani Moeaki F 6-2 Jr 6.4 2.4

35 Kristen Riley C 6-3 So 8.1 4.3

Off the Bench

No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. PPG RPG

23 Coriann Wood F 6-1 Jr 8.8 6.9

10 Alexis Kaufusi F 6-1 Fr 7.6 6.1

32 Dani Peterson F 6-1 So 4.2 3.1

13 Jaime Judkins G 5-6 Sr 2.8 1.5

01 Jenteal Jackson G 5-7 So 1.5 0.8

21 Stephanie Buhler-Bates F 6-1 So 1.4 0.6

55 Megan Leach F 6-3 So 0.5 1.8

31 Marie Beck G 5-8 Jr 0.8 0.8

12 Stephanie Vermunt G/F 6-0 Fr (Bert Church HS, CAN)

2009-10 Stats Summary

-- Shooting from field: (.454, 239-527)

-- Shooting from free-throw line: (.591, 94-159)

-- Shooting from three-point line: (.390, 69-177)

-- Average points per game: 71.2

-- Average rebounds per game: 42.6

-- Average assists per game: 15.8

-- Average steals per game: 10.1

-- Average blocks per game: 3.3

-- Average turnovers per game: 20.3

Player Injury Report

Freshman guard Kim Parker suffered a season ending injury in the game at Weber State. She has torn ligaments in her left foot.

THIS WEEK’S COUGAR OPPONENT

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY - Sat. Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. (Logan, UT) - Dee Glen Smith Spectrum

The Utah State Aggies have compiled a 4-4 overall record so far this year picking up their latest win, a 58-46 home victory over North Dakota State Monday night. At home, they are undefeated with a 3-0 record. The Aggies return three starters and a total of seven letterwinners from last year’s team that went 16-15 overall and 9-7 in the WAC, finishing tied for 5th place. Junior guard/forward combo Amber White leads the team in scoring averaging 12.5 points per game while teammate Lydia Whitehead tops the list in the rebound category grabbing 6.6 boards per contest. In the assists and steals categories junior guard Alice Coddington leads the way with a total of 17 and 19 respectively. Head Coach Raegan Pebley enters her seventh season at the helm of the women’s program at Utah State.

Utah State Probable Starters

No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. PPG RPG

50 Nicole Johnson F 6-2 Sr 3.9 4.3

35 Lydia Whitehead C 6-4 Sr 6.3 6.6

13 Alice Coddington G 5-10 Jr 9.9 3.8

15 Trisha Jo Goddard G 5-7 Fr 9.4 2.3

21 Amber White G 5-10 Jr 12.5 4.0

Stat Comparison

Category BYU USU

Points: 71.2 58.0

FG: .454 .406

3FG: .390 .373

FT: .591 .648

Reb: 42.6 35.8

Series Information

Overall Series Record: BYU leads 26-3

BYU Record in Provo: 12-1

BYU Record in Logan: 11-2

BYU Record in Neutral Sites: 2-0

BYU Record under Jeff Judkins: 2-0

BYU Record in Overtime Games: 1-0

Longest BYU Win Streak: 19 (1979-2008)

Longest Utah St. Win Streak: 2 (1974)

Largest BYU Margin of Victory: 55, 118-63 in ‘83

Largest Utah St. Margin of Victory: 9, 42-33 in ‘74

Last Meeting

These two teams met last season in Provo on Dec. 13 where the two instate rivals battle through regulation and two overtimes before the homestanding Cougars picked up the 61-60 victory. BYU has an 11-2 record when playing in Logan with their last win coming on Dec. 29, 2007, a 70-64 Cougar victory. BYU hasn’t lost at the Spectrum since Dec. 7, 1978, when the Aggies picked up a six-point, 78-72 victory.

Team Travel

For the Utah State game on Sat, Dec. 19 the Cougars will bus to Logan on Friday night.

Team Hotel: SpringHill Suites, 635 South Riverwoods Parkway, 435-750-5180, 435-750-5181, fax.

What’s Next

The Cougars finish the month of December hosting Portland on Dec. 31 in a 2 p.m. tip off. They remain at home to play Nevada on Jan. 2 before beginning the MWC season on the road at UNLV on Jan. 6

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