WBB: Mavs take on Memphs

Nov. 20, 2012

Memphis leads the Mavericks 2-1 overall. The two schools met last season in the Elma Roane Fieldhouse where the Tigers took down UT Arlington 77-60.

The Memphis Tigers are 2-1 on the season, Nicole Dickson leads the team averaging 22.3 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.

The UT Arlington women’s basketball team fell 73-41 to Oral Roberts on Friday afternoon in its home opener at College Park Center. The first half started off in spurts for the Mavericks offense. The team was able to bounce back from multiple 10-point deficits to bring the game to within one or two points on multiple occasions. Kelsey Wilson led UTA in the first half with 15-points, including four 3-pointers on five attempts and 5-of-7 shooting overall. UTA trailed by just 1-point with 4:58 left to play in the half before Oral Roberts (2-0) began to pull away and ended the half up 35-28.

2011-12 IN REVIEW
UTA finished with 7-21 last season. The Mavericks were 5-11 in Southland Conference play. Bianca Sauls was named to the second-team All-Academic team for the Southland Conference.

Regular season home games are streamed live via UTAMavs.com and broadcasted by UTARadio.com or the iHeartRadio app. Live stats are available via UTAMavs.com.

Samantha Morrow is in her 6th season as the head coach at UT Arlington. Morrow has a career record of 71-80 (.470). Morrow led the Mavericks to their second-ever WNIT appearance in 2009. Morrow has the fourth most wins in UTA women’s basketball history. As a player, Morrow earned a scholarship to Ranger Junior College and later to Texas Wesleyan University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in 1981. She completed her master’s degree at Tarleton State University in 1987 while coaching at Stephensillve High School.

The Last Meeting
UT Arlington60
November 27, 2011
Memphis, TN
Women's hoops fall 77-60 to Memphis
The UT Arlington women's basketball fell to Memphis, 77-60 Sunday afternoon at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse in Memphis, Tenn. The setback dropped the Mavericks to 1-5 on the season.




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