Home Game Against TCU

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

With a seven-game win streak and in first place in the MWC standings with a (18-7, 10-1) record, the Cougar women return home for another league contest. BYU is set to host TCU (17-8, 9-2) on Sat. Feb. 19 at noon.

The game airs live worldwide on BYUtv and can also be heard live on the internet at BYU Radio.

2010-11 Stats Summary

- Shooting from field: (.432, 672-1554)

- Shooting from three-point line: (.327, 179-548)

- Shooting from free-throw line: (.652, 232-356)

- Average points per game: 70.2

- Average rebounds per game: 39.4

- Average assists per game: 20.0

- Average steals per game: 8.8

- Average blocks per game: 4.0

- Average turnovers per game: 14.3

About BYU

-The Cougars are led in scoring by senior guard Mindy Bonham who averages 12.3 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. Senior forward Coriann Fraughton follows averaging 11.4 points and a team high 7.2 rebounds per contest.

-Bonham also tops the list in assists with a total of 129. She also has the team’s best free throw percentage at .755, 37-49.

-Haley Hall has the most steals on the team with 50.

-Freshman center Jennifer Hamson is tops in the field goal percentage category at .632, 67-106. She also has the most blocks on the team with 33.

- The BYU bench has outscored its opponents 572 to 356 as of 2/13/11. The most points scored by the Cougar bench to date are 44 in the win over BYU-Hawaii on 12/3/10. The most bench points from an opponent on the year are 31 recorded by BYU-Hawaii.

-BYU’s reserves are outrebounding their opponents 365 to 259 as of 2/13/11. The most rebounds by the Cougar bench are 28 vs. Utah State on 11/23/10. The most boards by the opponent bench are Utah State with 24.

Game Promotion for TCU

Girls and Women in Sport Day celebration and Pink Zone game are all part of the activities set for this Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Cougar fans are invited to join BYU women athletes in the Smith Fieldhouse annex to participate in fun activities, games, prizes, and giveaways. Then all attendees are invited to support the women’s basketball team, as they take on TCU in the annual Pink Zone game. The Cougars join hundreds of athletic programs throughout the country that recognize breast cancer awareness. Everyone who wears pink gets in free.

Record Watching

- BYU head coach Jeff Judkins has compiled an 198-106 record as of Feb. 13 and is two wins away from picking up his 200th career victory.

- Mindy Bonham has tallying a total of 1,187 points as of 2/13/11, which puts her in 16th place out of 20 on BYU’s 1,000-Points Club. She needs 98 points to tie for 15th place with Ambrosia Anderson’s 1,285 career points.

- Bonham has dished out a grand total of 427 career assists as of 2/13/11, which puts her in sixth place all time. She’s five assists away from tying for fifth place with current assistant coach Stacy Jensen’s 432.

- In the steals category, Bonham has a career total of 216 as of 2/13/11, placing her in seventh place all time and needs 13 to tie for sixth place with Karina Zapata’s career total of 229.

- Jazmine Foreman dished out two assists in the road win over Utah on 2/13/11, which gives her a career total of 389 and puts her in sixth place all-time. She needs 43 to tie for fifth place with current assistant coach Stacy Jensen’s career total of 432.

- In BYU’s number of games played category, Bonham and Foreman have played in a total of 116 games as of 2/13/11, which places the two tied for 12th place all time with Jill Adams Lori Vreeken. They need to play in four more games to tie for 11th place with Ambrosia Anderson’s total of 120 games. Coriann Fraughton follows closely behind with a total of 114 games. She’s tied with Cindy Battistone and Nikki Eyre for 13th place.

2010-11 Honors

- Mindy Bonham - MWC Co-Player of the Week (Jan. 29, 2011)

- Coriann Fraughton - - Hilton-Concord Thanksgiving Classic, All-Tournament Team

- Kristen Riley - Hilton-Concord Thanksgiving Classic, All-Tournament Team

Player Updates/Injuries

Freshmen Morgan Bailey and Stephanie Rovetti will redshirt the 2010-11 season.

Teammate Alexis Kaufusi will not finish the rest of this season after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma this week.

ABOUT NEXT MWC OPPONENT

TCU

The Horned Frogs have a (17-8, 9-2) record and are in second place entering this week’s MWC action. TCU plays at CSU on Wed. Feb. 16 before making the trip to Provo. Leading the way in scoring for the Horned Frogs is senior guard Emily Carter who puts up 17.8 points and grabs 4.4 boards a game. She’s followed by another senior, Helena Sverrisdottir who contributes 15.1 points and 5.8 rebounds. Rounding out the double digit scoring output for TCU is sophomore forward Starr Crawford who tallies 11.8 points and grabs a team high 9.5 rebounds per game. Leading the way in assists and in steals is Sverrisdottir with a total of 103 and 53 respectively to date. Head coach Jeff Mittie enters his 12th season with the women’s basketball program.

Series History

Overall Series Record: BYU leads 9-8

BYU Record in Provo: 4-3

BYU Record in Ft. Worth: 4-5

BYU Record in Neutral Sites: 1-0

BYU Record under Jeff Judkins: 6-8

TCU – in Ft. Worth on Jan. 19 (TCU won 54-51)

Playing in the home of the team that was leading the conference, the BYU women’s basketball fell 51-54 to the TCU Horned Frogs. Two players for BYU were in double-figures with freshman Jennifer Hamson leading the way on a 16-point and 13-rebound double double. Teammate Mindy Bonham contributed 13 to the total.

The Cougars took the first lead of the game with four quick points from Hamson. Four minutes later, TCU took back the lead but would only end up keeping it for one possession, thanks to a layup from Bonham. The layup secured the advantage would stay with the Cougars heading into halftime.

Back on the court for the second half, BYU continued to lead but the Horned Frogs started putting on extra pressure. TCU pulled the game to a tie at 40-40 but Bonham’s 3-pointer kept the lead with the Cougars.

TCU took just their second lead of the game with eight minutes to play in the game and would ward off BYU’s strong offensive pressure to the end. While the Cougars were never able to get back the lead, they never fell behind by more than three points.

What’s Next

BYU takes to the road once again for a matchup in Ft. Collins with Colorado State on Feb. 23, before returning home for the team’s final game. They host San Diego State on Feb. 26. The Cougars five seniors will be recognized at the conclusion of the game.

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