Carla Stubbs enters play with 994 career points, six away from 1,000
Feb. 10, 2010
LISTEN LIVE (6:45 pm eastern pregame; 7:00 pm eastern tip off)
VIDEO PREVIEW (Women's Basketball Insider)
TODAY'S GAME: FAU (12-11, 8-5) returns to Boca Raton for a midweeek game against Louisisna-Lafayette (8-16, 3-9). The Owls looking to break a number of milestones in tonight's game. Brittany Bowe (999) and Carla Stubbs (994) are approaching the 1,000-point mark for their careers. FAU has had seven players previously crack the 1,000-point mark in women's basketball history. There has never been two players break the 1,000-point mark in the same game in the history of the FAU Basketball Program (men's and women's). A victory for FAU would be their 13th of the season, the most since the 2005-06 season that saw the Owls reach clinch the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament and earn their first NCAA Tournament bid in school history. A win also would tie last season's conference win total with nine Sun Belt victories.
ON THE AIR: All of FAU's Women's Basketball games this season can be heard live on the Owls' official athletics website, FAUSPORTS.com. Audio links are provided above and on the women's basketball home page. The pregame show can be heard 15 minutes prior to tip off. Jared Smith (play-by-play) and Dale Long (color) will call the game.
LAST TIME OUT FOR FAU: The Owls recorded their first ever win in Denver, defeating the Pioneers 70-56 on Saturday afternoon at Magness Arena. Lyrell Barfield scored a career-high 25 points and has now tallied 49 points in her last two games. Brittany Bowe tied a season-high with nine assists and Carla Stubbs added 16 points for the Owls, who are now 5-2 on the road in the Sun Belt Conference.
LAST TIME OUT FOR LOUISISNA: The Ragin' Cajuns pushed the top team in the western division, UALR, to the brink on Saturday, but ultimately fell to the Trojans 56-49 at Earl K. Long Gymnasium in Lafayette. Louisiana held a slim two-point lead at halftime and led by as many as nine in the second half, but could not overcome a strong second half performnce by Chastity Reed. Mercedes Johnson led the Ragin' Cajuns with 20 points, Alexis Green chipped in with 16.