Joh-Teena Filipe and her Utah teammates are at SDSU Saturday.
Feb. 2, 2007
Game #22 - Utah (14-7, 7-1 MWC) at San Diego State (9-10, 2-6 MWC)
2 p.m. PST - Saturday, February 3
San Diego, Calif.
Audio Stream/Live Stats: www.UtahUtes.com
Utah Looks to Bounce Back at SDSU
The University of Utah women's basketball team wrapped up its the first half of its Mountain West Conference schedule with a heart-breaking 56-55 loss at Wyoming Thursday.
The Utes will now try to rebound from their first conference defeat as they begin the second go-round in the league. Utah will face San Diego State Saturday afternoon in a 2 p.m. PST contest at the Cox Arena in San Diego, Calif.
Utah will enter the game with a 14-7 record and a 7-1 league mark, which leaves them in a tie for first place in the MWC. San Diego State is 9-10 overall and 2-6 in conference play.
The Aztecs two victories in MWC action came over Colorado State and Air Force. SDSU dropped a 76-46 decision at New Mexico on Wednesday night. Utah slipped by the Aztecs 51-48, back on Jan. 4.
Utah Fast Breaks
Utah has out-rebounded its opponents in 18 of 21 games this season. However, its last two opponents have held the rebounding edge.
Utah is 9-0 this season when scoring 66 points or more. The Utes are 5-0 when holding opponents below 50 points.
Utah has allowed an average of just 52.5 points per game in league play, second in the league to Wyoming's 52.4 average.
The Utes have been the best free-throw shooting team since conference play began, converting at a rate of .854 from the charity stripe.
Utah's field-goal percentage defense in MWC play (.339) is tops in the conference.