Women's Basketball Looks For Sixth In A Row Against Detroit|
Jan. 28, 2005
Detroit, Mich. - The University of Illinois at Chicago women's basketball team will look for its sixth straight victory on Saturday afternoon, as they will travel to Michigan to square off with Detroit for a Horizon League tilt at 3:30 p.m. (CST).
The five-game winning streak is UIC's longest since the 2001-02 campaign, when they opened the season with five consecutive victories.
UIC (9-11, 6-3 Horizon League) is coming off of a 73-65 victory over Youngstown State on Thursday evening. Senior forward Dejeanette Flournoy led the Flames with a game-high 19 points, while teammate Kelly True added a career-high, four three-pointers to finish with 18 points on the evening.
Detroit (6-13, 3-5) came up short on Thursday night, as the Titans were unable to sustain a late 12-point lead, allowing UW-Milwaukee to bounce back for the 74-73 overtime victory. Junior guard Lindsey Pasquinzo tallied a game-high, 19 points, followed by Katie Solner (17 points), Caitie Goddard (11 points) and Joanna Cooper (10 points).
Check out the early edition of game notes for more news, notes and information regarding Saturday's contest.