Cougars host USF at Fertitta Center for game on ESPNU


HOUSTON – After a week off, the women’s basketball team hosts South Florida at Fertitta Center for a game against ESPNU.

Houston (9-10, 2-5) vs. South Florida (15-5, 5-1)
Sunday January 30
Tipoff: 3:00 p.m. CT
Houston, TX
Fertitta Center

Television/Streaming: ESPNU | Brenda VanLengen (PxP) and Holly Warlick (analyst)
Radio: The University Network – Jeremy Branham

BULL SCOUTING. South Florida dominated in the 2021-22 season with an overall record of 15-5. The Bulls hold a 5-1 conference record, tied for best in the United States with UCF. South Florida is the defending American Conference champion. Mununga also leads the American and is 14th in the nation, averaging 11.4 rebounds per game, and leads the conference and fifth in the nation in total rebounds (216).

DOUBLE DOUBLE. Taytana Hill recorded her first double-double of the season against Cincinnati. She scored 12 points and brought down 14 rebounds. It was the fourth game that Hill had double-digit points and the third game that she grabbed double-digit rebounds. It was his seventh career double-double.

CONFERENCE GAME. The Cougars are looking for the rebound in conference play. After opening play in the United States with a 2-0 record, Houston went on an 0-5 losing streak with losses to UCF, Temple, Tulane, Cincinnati and Memphis.

MIX IT. Despite losing just one starter, the Cougars recorded nine different starting lineups throughout the season. Faced with the injury, Houston had to rely heavily on his depth. Britney Onyeje was the only player to start every game this season before missing the game against Memphis due to injury.

100 VICTORIES. The head coach Ronald Hughey is now just three wins away from the 100th career win. This is Hughey’s 8th season with the Cougars and he is 97-129 overall.

AGAINST MEMPHIS. Young tiara led Houston in scoring with 11 points while Laila Blair contributed 10 points and led the team with six rebounds.

75 YEARS OF ATHLETICS IN HOUSTON. In the 2021-22 season, Houston Athletics will celebrate its 75th anniversary by recognizing its championship tradition, award-winning student-athletes and coaches, and memorable moments from its rich history.

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