Women's Basketball Seeks Eighth Straight Win Against Butler
Feb. 8, 2005
Chicago, Ill. - The University of Illinois at Chicago women's basketball squad will look for its eighth win in a row as the Flames will host Butler for a special 12:00 p.m. start at the UIC Pavilion on Wednesday afternoon.
The 12:00 p.m. start is in recognition of 'National Women In Sports Day' and the UIC Athletics Department will welcome close to 3,000 students to the Pavilion on Wednesday.
UIC (11-11, 8-3 Horizon League) is coming off their seventh-straight win with a 64-50 victory over cross-town rival, Loyola, at the Gentile Center on Thursday evening. Sophomore guard LaShonda Grant posted a game-high 21 points for the Flames in the win.
Butler (10-11, 4-6) picked up the 78-57 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday afternoon, led by a game-high, 18 points from senior center Cortney Urquhart. The Bulldogs also received solid performances from both Ashley Brenden (17 points) and Jackie Closser (16 points).
Check out the early edition of game notes for more news, notes and information regarding Wednesday's contest.