Nevada women's basketball preview box


SAN JOSE STATE (1-13, 0-1)

AT NEVADA (9-4, 0-0)

When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Lawlor Events Center

TV/Radio: None/1450AM, pre-game at 5:45 p.m.

Coaches: Nevada's Kim Gervasoni is in her fifth season; San Jose State's Pam DeCosta is in her first season

Projected starters: SAN JOSE STATE - F Christine Martin (6.4 ppg., 0.6 rpg), Aumornai Edinburgh (2.3, 2.0); G Natalie White (15.1, 6.4), Sayja Sumler (6.0, 4.1), Brittany Imaku (2.9, 2.3). NEVADA - F Brandi Fitzgerald (6.7,4.0), Cherlanda Franklin (5.5, 4.9); C Shavon Moore (7.7, 4.4); G Dellena Criner (16.2, 3.5), Mikail Price (11.4, 2.8)

About San Jose State: The Spartans have gotten off to a rough start and currently riding a seven-game losing streak. The Spartans have been close a number of times, as they have been involved in seven games that were decided by seven points or less ... White is sixth all-time in 3-point shooting in San Jose history, knocking in 93 of 336. She leads the Spartans in scoring ... The Spartans' only win was on the road against Cal-State Northridge ... SJSU lost, 68-58, to Utah State in its WAC opener.

About Nevada: Nevada concluded its non-conference schedule with a 9-4 mark, the best in school history since the 1999-2000 squad ... Moore is third in the conference in field goal shooting at 51.9. Price leads the conference in steals at 2.77 per game and Criner is fourth in scoring at 16.2 an outing ... Franklin had 14 points and a career-best 12 rebounds in the Pack's loss at Utah Valley State. It was her third career double-double ... Nevada is 1-3 in conference openers under Gervasoni.


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