Nov. 27 W-Basketball Results & Highlights

Nov. 27, 2012

IRVING, Texas - UAB and Houston collected a pair of victories Tuesday night as the Blazers defeated High Point and UH downed state foe UTSA. Rice hosted and lost to No. 3 Baylor.

Junior forward Karisma Chapman scored a game-high 17 for the winning UAB, 58-53, as the team forced a season-high 26 turnovers at the Millis Center.

The Blazers, now 7-1 on the year, held off a 9-0 Panther rally in the final 10 minutes to pick up the victory after building as much as an eight-point advantage in the first half.

Houston held UTSA to a 28-percent shooting effort in a 55-42 victory at Hofheinz Pavilion. The Cougars (3-4) won their third-straight contest. Junior forward Yasmeen Thompson registered her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds to go with three blocks in 37 minutes. Thompson, who entered teh game leading the nation in field-goal percentage, went 4-of-6 from the field.

Senior point guard Porsche Landry scored in double figures for the seventh time this season with 12 points to go with a season-best five steals and five rebounds, while junior forward Marissa Ashton also tallied 12 points and six boards in 21 minutes.

Brittney Griner scored a season-high 35 points and third-ranked Baylor cruised to an 89-49 victory over Rice.

Playing a college basketball game in her hometown of Houston for the first time, Griner received a standing ovation from the Tudor Fieldhouse record crowd of 2,318 when she was announced before the game. The 6-foot-8 senior added nine rebounds and four blocks as Baylor (6-1) raced to a 46-17 halftime lead and never looked back.

Jessica Kuster scored 18 points and picked up 13 rebounds for Rice (2-4) in the loss. Kuster posted the 30th double-double of her career. Christal Porter scored 11 points and Zoe Rogers had her third career double-digit scoring game with 10 points.

C-USA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS & HIGHLIGHTS
 Tuesday, Nov. 27  Highlights
 at Houston 55, UTSA 42  Junior F Yasmeen Thompson registered her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds to go with three blocks. Thompson, who leads the nation in field-goal percentage, went 4-of-6 from the field.
 UAB 58, at High Point 53  Junior F Karisma Chapman scored a game-high 17 points, followed by senior G Amber Jones added 16 and senior F Michaelea Kleist scored eight.
 #3 Baylor 89, at Rice 49  Junior F Jessica Kuster scored 18 points and picked up 13 rebounds for her 30th career double-double. Sophomore F Christal Porter scored 11 points and senior F Zoe Rogers had 10.
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UPCOMING GAMES
WED., NOVEMBER 28
Southern Miss at Florida A&M 6 p.m.
Charlotte at UCF 6 p.m.
SMU at TCU 7 p.m.
Auburn at Tulane (Cox Sports) 7 p.m.
UTEP at New Mexico State 7:30 p.m.

THUR., NOVEMBER 29
Utah Valley at Tulsa 7 p.m.

FRI., NOVEMBER 30
Nov. 30-Dec. 1 Navy Classic (Annapolis, Md.)
>>>> East Carolina at Navy 5 p.m.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1 EKU Comfort Suites Tournament (Richmond, Ky.)
>>>> Jackson State at Marshall 6 p.m.
Memphis at East Tennessee State 6 p.m.
New Mexico at Houston 7 p.m.

SAT., DECEMBER 1
McNeese State at Rice 1 p.m.
UT-Pan Am at SMU 2 p.m.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1 Navy Classic (Annapolis, Md.)
>>>> East Carolina vs. Monmouth/High Point 2:30 p.m.
Mississippi State at Southern Miss 4 p.m.
Texas State at UTEP 8 p.m.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1 EKU Comfort Suites Tournament (Richmond, Ky.)
>>>> Presbyterian vs. Marshall TBD

SUN., DECEMBER 2
Bethune Cookman at UCF 1 p.m.
Houston at TCU (FSSW) 2 p.m.
UNC-Wilmington at Tulane 2 p.m.
UAB at George Mason 2 p.m.

MON., DECEMBER 3
Chicago State at Rice 7 p.m.

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