Texas Tech - Louisiana-Monroe Notes
Nov. 27, 2011
TEXAS TECH – LOUISIANA MONROE NOTES
Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011
United Spirit Arena, Lubbock, Texas
- Tonight’s attendance was 6,213. That is the fourth consecutive game with more than 6,000 fans in attendance.
- Score was tied twice during the game.
- There was one lead change.
- ULM’s largest lead was 2 with 18:54 to go in first half.
- Texas Tech’s largest lead was 40 with 0:10 to go in second half.
- The 40-point win is Tech’s largest margin of victory this season.
- Tech finished the weekend 3-0 to win the World Vision Basketball Invitational presented by Basketball Travelers.
- Tech improves to 5-0 on the season. It’s only the third time for Tech to start the season 5-0 under head coach Kristy Curry (2007, 2010).
- Kristy Curry is now 93-73 at Texas Tech (6 seasons).
- Kristy Curry is 272-124 overall (12 seasons).
- Kristy Curry is 1-0 against Louisiana Monroe.
- Texas Tech is now 801-373 (15th all-time NCAA Women’s Basketball in wins)
- Texas Tech is 1-1 all-time against Louisiana-Monroe.
TEXAS TECH STARTERS (GAMES STARTED THIS YEAR)
Texas Tech junior point guard Monique Smalls was named the World Vision Basketball Invitational Most Valuable Player on Sunday after helping No. 19 Texas Tech claim the tournament title with a 94-54 win over Louisiana-Monroe. Smalls had 18 points, eight assists and 11 steals in three games for Texas Tech.
Texas Tech sophomore forward Kelsi Baker collected her first double-double of her career and scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds. Baker joins senior forward Kierra Mallard as the only players this season to score double-doubles.
OFF THE BENCH
Sophomore forward Ebony Walker scored a career-high 13 points off the bench for Texas Tech on Sunday. She was 5 of 7 from the field and 3 of 3 from the free-throw line – all career highs.
ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM (3-game Stats)
Kierra Mallard, Texas Tech (40 points, 35 rebounds, 8 blocks)
Chynna Brown, Texas Tech (28 points, 15 rebounds, 7 assists)
Dayon Hall-Jones, UMKC (44 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists)
Megan Herbert, Central Arkansas (48 points, 27 rebounds, 3 blocks)
Elizabeth Torres, ULM (38 points, 13 rebounds, 16 assists)