Women's Basketball Set To Play Three Straight On The Road
Nov. 28, 2006
Chicago, Ill. - After playing its first four of five games at home, the UIC women's basketball team hits the road for three straight.
The Flames head to Evanston for a 7:00 p.m. matchup against Northwestern on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at the Welsh-Ryan Arena. UIC then travels north to battle Northern Iowa on Dec. 3, followed by a showdown against Wisconsin on Dec. 7.
The game will be broadcast live on the radio at WNUR (83.9 FM). The broadcast can also be heard live on the internet by visiting www.wnur.org/sports.
This marks the 22nd matchup between the UIC and Northwestern and the Wildcats lead the series, 15-6. The Wildcats inched past the Flames, 81-78, last season at the Pavilion on Nov. 26, 2005.
UIC enters the contest 3-2 after falling to Evansville (69-53) on Nov. 25 at home. On the season, senior Jacquay Holmes leads the Flames with 15.2 points per game and a .842 free throw percentage. Nikki Grobbecker averages a team-high 7.0 rebounds per game.
Northwestern is coming off a 25-point win over Gardner-Webb on Nov. 25 at the Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island to improve its overall record to 4-1. Overall, Sara Stutz guides the Wildcats with 16.0 points per game and Melissa Miller averages 8.2 rebounds per game.
For more information on UIC versus Northwestern, please click on the game notes above.