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Nevada women’s basketball preview box


When: Today, 2 p.m.

Where: Student Recreation Center

TV-Radio: None, 1450 AM, pre-game at 1:45 p.m.

Series history: Nevada 2-1

Probable starters: NEVADA – F Brandi Fitzgerald (7.3, 4.1), Cherlanda Franklin (3.5, 4.3); C Marianne Lombardi (6.3, 4.3); G Dellena Criner (17.5, 4.1), Mikail Price (12.0, 2.8). UC RIVERSIDE – G Brittany Waddell (10.4, 2.4), Seyram Gbewonyo (10.1, 4.7); C Tainoisouti Lott (7.4, 6.4); F Keme Nkele (18.0, 9.0), Roney Friend (8.4, 6.4).

About Nevada: Lost to UC Irvine in the first game of the road trip …Nevada has atempted a WAC-best 189 free throws and is the first team in the conference to make over 100 free throws. Nevada is shooting 69.3 from the line … Kim Gervasoni is fourt wins shy of 50 in her career.

About UC Riverside: Has three players averaging double figures – Waddell, Gbewonyo and Nkele … UC Riverside beat UNLV 61-49 in its last game. Riverside is on a two-game win streak after starting with five straight losses.

Compiled by Darrell Moody