After picking up a 65-55 victory on the road at San Diego State, the Cougar women (13-7, 5-1) return to the Marriott Center for one more league game this week. The team hosts New Mexico (7-11, 1-5) on Sat. Jan. 29 in a 1 p.m. tip off.
2010-11 STATS SUMMARY
-- Shooting from field: (.424, 529-1249)
-- Shooting from three-point line: (.315, 145-461)
-- Shooting from free-throw line: (.675, 185-274)
-- Average points per game: 69.4
-- Average rebounds per game: 39.7
-- Average assists per game: 19.9
-- Average steals per game: 9.3
-- Average blocks per game: 3.4
-- Average turnovers per game: 15.3
--The Cougars are led in scoring by senior guard Mindy Bonham who averages 11.9 points and 3.9 rebounds per game. Senior forward Coriann Fraughton follows averaging 10.3 points and a team high 6.8 rebounds per contest.
--Senior guard Haley Hall tops the assists category with a total of 102 while Bonham has the most steals on the team with 42.
--Jazmine Foreman has the team’s best free throw percentage at .842, 32-38 while freshman center Jennifer Hamson is tops in the field goal percentage category at .638, 44-69.
-- The BYU bench has outscored its opponents 474 to 303 as of 1/27/11. 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 313 to 220 as of 1/27/11. 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.
-- BYU head coach Jeff Judkins has compiled a 193-106 record as of Jan. 27 and is seven wins away from picking up his 200th career victory.
-- Mindy Bonham has tallying a total of 1,118 points as of 1/27/11, which puts her in 18th place out of 20 on BYU’s 1,000-Points Club. She needs five points to tie for 17th place with Behka Stafford’s 1,123 total points.
-- Bonham has dished out a grand total of 398 career assists as of 1/27/11, which puts her in sixth place all time. She’s 34 assists away from tying for fifth place with current assistant coach Stacy Jensen’s 432.
-- Jazmine Foreman dished out three assists in the road win over SDSU on 1/27/10, which gives her a career total of 361. She needs 17 to tie for eighth place with Cindy Battistone’s career total of 378.
-- In BYU’s number of games played category, Bonham and Foreman have played in a total of 111 games as of 1/27/11, which places the two tied for 17th place all time. They need to play in two more games to tie for 16th place with Cassie King’s 111 career contests played.
New Mexico Game Promotions - Family Day
Bring the whole family to the Marriott Center ticket office to receive free admission. Giveaways include a gift certificates to local restaurants at every time out. Contests will be geared towards families competing against each other. The game tips off at 1 P.M.
ABOUT NEXT MWC OPPONENT
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
The New Mexico Lobos are in ninth (7-11, 1-5) place heading after capturing a 65-54 victory at league leading TCU on Wed. Jan. 26. Junior guard/forward combo Lauren Taylor is Senior guard/forward combo Amanda Best is leading the way in scoring and in rebounding for UNM averaging 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Freshman guard Jasmine Patterson is next contributing 9.4 points and 2.2 boards a contest. Best has the most assists with a total of 41. Junior guard/forward Porche Torrance has the most steals on the team with 39 to date. Head coach Don Flanagan is in his 16th season with the Lobos women’s basketball program.
Overall Series Record: BYU leads 38-28
BYU Record in Provo: 22-8
BYU Record in Albuquerque: 12-17
BYU Record in Neutral Sites: 4-3
BYU Record under Jeff Judkins: 6-16
During last year’s matchups in league play, the two schools met twice with New Mexico getting both wins, a three-point 60-57 decision in Provo on Jan. 27, and a 62-30 victory in Albuquerque on Feb. 27.
After the home game with New Mexico on Jan. 29, the Cougars host Wyoming on Feb. 2 before starting the second half of MWC play at UNLV on Feb. 5.