Nov. 28, 2008
ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (UCFAthletics.com) - The UCF women's basketball team returns to the court at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center Thursday afternoon, playing against Wisconsin at 1 p.m. eastern time.
The Knights, coming off a solid performance in a 79-67 loss to No. 6/7 Baylor in the opening game, will look for their first all-time win against a Big Ten foe. UCF has dropped its two games against the conference, with both coming to Purdue.
Wisconsin won its opener in a close game against Villanova, defeating the Wildcats 47-45 behind 12 points from Alyssa Karel.
Head coach Joi Williams' team featured a balanced scoring attack Thursday, with Emma Cannon (Rochester, N.Y.) leading four Knights in double figures with 17 points. Angelica Mealing (Decatur, Ga.) pitched in 15 off the bench.
Live audio broadcasts of this game and all of UCF's contests will be carried online with Scott Adams on the call. The broadcast, through Stretch Audio Internet, can be accessed at http://ucfathletics.cstv.com/multimedia/ucf-wbb-stretch-sched.html. Live streaming video is also available at ParadiseJam.com or watchbtihoops.com.
Season tickets for the UCF women's basketball program are currently on sale through the UCF ticket sales office. For more information about the arena's premium seating options, including club seats, group discounts, courtside tables and suites, contact the UCF ticket sales office at (407) UCF-1000 or visit the women's basketball ticket page at UCFAthletics.cstv.com/tickets/w-baskbl-tickets.html.
For the latest news on the Knights, log on to UCFAthletics.com - the official site for UCF varsity sports. The site, which also contains ticket and Golden Knights Club donor information, is also the home of UCF's new online apparel store. Also visit UCFPhotos.com, the exclusive fan source for UCF action sports pictures.