Wildcats back in action today at Colorado State

Dec 21 2013 - 11:45pm


The Weber State women's basketball team returns to action at 2 p.m. today at Colorado State.

With finals and the end of the semester complete, the Wildcats hit the hardwood in Fort Collins, Colo., 12 days after tough home loss to BYU on Dec. 10.

Weber State has four players averaging in double-digit scoring through eight games, helping the Wildcats achieve the third-highest scoring average as a team in the Big Sky Conference at 74.5 points per game.

Sophomore guard Dezz Ramos leads the team with a 14.1 points per game scoring average. Ramos is followed by two other sophomores: guard Regina Okoye is averaging 11.7 points per game while center Jalen Carpenter is scoring 11.6 points per game. Senior forward Amanda Hughes adds 11.0 points per game.

The Wildcats will face a talented 7-3 Colorado State team that has won three in a row going into today's contest.

Caitlin Duffy leads the Rams, averaging 12.2 points per game while also pulling in a team-high 6.3 rebounds per game.

The Rams are coming off a 67-47 win over South Dakota Mines.

The Wildcats lead the Big Sky in scoring margin at +10.1, thanks to their 74.5 scoring average as well as their stellar defense. The 'Cats allow only 64.4 points per game.

After today's game, the Wildcats will take another week and a half off before conference play starts at Eastern Washington on Jan. 2.

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