Nov. 16, 2009
IRVING, Texas -
Conference USA women's basketball continues its non-conference schedule Monday night as two teams hit the hardwood. Tipping off at 6 p.m. CT will be Seton Hall at Marshall, while Southern Miss travels to SE Missouri State for a 7 p.m. tip.
Opening weekend of action saw the league go 7-6 with East Carolina picking up a pair of wins over NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago (Charlotte and Western Carolina).
Tulsa is the lone remaining C-USA team to open its 2009-10 slate. The Golden Hurricane will do so on Tues., Nov. 17, hosting UMKC at 7 p.m.
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MON., NOVEMBER 16
Seton Hall at Marshall 6 p.m.
Southern Miss at SE Missouri State 7 p.m.
TUE., NOVEMBER 17
Houston at UT-Arlington 7 p.m.
UMKC at Tulsa 7 p.m.
UAB at Ohio State 7 p.m.
WED., NOVEMBER 18
Memphis at Missouri 6:30 p.m.
Rice at Texas A&M 7 p.m.
Arkansas at SMU 7 p.m.
THUR., NOVEMBER 19
UNC Wilmington at East Carolina 6 p.m.
Southern Miss at Michigan 6 p.m.
Oregon State at Houston 7 p.m.
FRI., NOVEMBER 20
Navy Tournament (Annapolis, Md.) - Tulane vs. Liberty 3:45 p.m.
Preseason WNIT - UTEP at Eastern Illinois 5 p.m.
CONFERENECE USA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL WEEKLY AWARD WINNERS
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
PAULINE LOVE, SOUTHERN MISS
6-0, Sr., F (Luxora, Ark.)
Love, a two-time All-C-USA first teamer, started the 2009-10 season off by recording her 40th career double-double. She scored a game-high 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the team's 72-53 season opening win over South Alabama Saturday. Love shot 58.8 percent from the field on 10-of-17 shooting as well as going 3-of-4 from behind the arc. The senior also dished out six assists and had one steal in 37 minutes of play. Love scored the first eight points of the game. This is her first Player of the Week honor this season and third for her career.
JALA HARRIS, UAB
5-6, Fr., G (Madison, Ala.)
In her collegiate debut, Harris led all-scorers with 25 points as the team picked up a season opening victory over Alcorn State, 76-62, Friday. The Madison, Ala., native nearly notched a double-double, grabbing nine rebounds, while adding four assists and a pair of steals to her stat line. Harris' layup three minutes into the second half gave the Blazers their first lead since the opening bucket, sparking a 12-3 run.