Women’s basketball to face longtime nemesis Houston Cougars

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    Coming off of their third loss on the road this season, the women’s basketball team will return home to the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum to face the University of Houston Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

    The TCU women’s basketball team currently has a 3-3 record and have won both home games this season.

    The University of Houston women’s basketball team has won three consecutive games on the road this season leaving with a 4-0 record.

    Historically, the two teams have faced off 41 times since. At the last meeting with the Cougars in 2009, the Lady Frogs captured a victory, 66-61, at the Hofheinz Pavilion.

    This weekend the Lady Frogs competed in the 11th annual Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Lady Frogs came close, yet lost all three games in the tournament against West Virginia, Iowa State and Virginia. At the final game Saturday night the team fell to fellow NCAA tournament selection Virginia, 59-55.

    Senior guard Emily Carter led the team with 14 points with sophomore Starr Crawford coming behind her scoring 13 points and grabbing eight rebounds against Virginia. Senior Helena Sverrisdottir not only had 10 points and nine rebounds against Virginia, but was also named to the all-tournament team.

    Women’s Basketball vs. University of Houston

    When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

    Where: Daniel-Meyer Coliseum