#AztecWBB Travels to BYU for WNIT Second Round

Danesha Long and her Aztec teammates are gearing up for Saturday's WNIT second round clash at BYU.

March 22, 2013

Get Acrobat ReaderGame Notes vs. BYU

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego State women's basketball team continues its postseason run on Saturday when it faces former Mountain West rival Brigham Young on the road in the second round of the WNIT. The contest will be held at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, beginning at 2 p.m. MT (1 p.m. PT).

The winner of Saturday's contest will meet the victor of the Saint Mary's-Northern Colorado clash in the third round, with the date, location and time to be determined.

The Aztecs opened WNIT play with an impressive 69-46 victory over UC Santa Barbara in their first-round matchup on Wednesday at Viejas Arena, setting a program record with 27 victories in a single season.

Against the Gauchos, senior Courtney Clements scored a career-high 31 points, highlighted by a personal-best seven 3-point field goals. In addition, fellow classmate Chelsea Hopkins aided the SDSU cause with 13 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, while sophomore Erimma Amarikwa finished with nine points and six boards.

Earlier in the week, Chelsea Hopkins and Courtney Clements were named to the WBCA All-Region VII Team. With the recognition, the two SDSU guards are among an exclusive list of 52 candidates who will be considered for the WBCA All-America Team to be revealed on April 6, in New Orleans, La.

San Diego State (27-6) at Brigham Young (22-10) Game Information

-When & Where: Saturday March 23, 2013, Marriott Center (20,900), Provo, Utah, 2 p.m. MT/1 p.m. PT.
-Television: The game will be air live on BYUtv with Dave McCann (play-by-play), Kristen Kozlowski (analyst) and Robbie Bullough (sidelines) calling the action.
-Other Live Media: An audio webcast featuring Chris Ello, as well as live stats­­ will be available on goaztecs.com.
-SDSU Head Coach Beth Burns: Burns (Ohio Wesleyan, 1979) is in the eighth year of her second stint as head coach at San Diego State. She led the Aztecs for eight seasons from 1989 to 1997, before returning in 2005. She has an overall head coaching record of 376-250 in 21 seasons, and she is 295-185 in her 16 campaigns at SDSU.
-BYU Head Coach Jeff Judkins: Judkins (Utah, 1978) is in his 12th season at the helm of the Cougars and sports both a career and school record of 253-125.
-Series History: The Cougars lead the all-time series 28-14 between the former Mountain West adversaries.

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