Women's Basketball Heads To No. 10 Arizona Friday
The University of Utah women's basketball program is set to head to the Grand Canyon State for a pair of road games, taking on the Arizona Wildcats first on Friday, Jan. 22. The game will be televised on Pac-12 Network with a tip time of 4 p.m. MT.
HOW TO TUNE IN
Utah's game against Arizona will air live on Pac-12 Network, Pac-12 Mountain and Pac-12 Arizona with Cindy Brunson and Joan Bonvicini on the call. Fans can also tune in to ESPN 700 with Tyson Ewing and Amanda Smith giving play-by-play action on the radio. Live stats for the game will be available on UtahUtes.com on the women's basketball schedule page.
• Utah currently ranks in the top-half of the conference in total steals (6th, 97) and steals per game (6th, 8.8). Utah has five games with 10-or-more takeaways this season.
• Utah's underclassmen (3 sophomores, 4 freshmen) have scored 428 of Utah's 697 points this season (61%).
• The Utes bring size to the court this season, averaging out at 6-1 between the 14 players on the roster. Ten of Utah's 14 squad members are 6-0 or taller.
• Utah has knocked off a Top 25 opponent every season under the direction of Lynne Roberts. Arizona will be Utah's sixth top-15 opponent this sea-son and the third in a row (at No. 9 UCLA, 1/10; vs. No. 1 Stanford, 1/15; at No. 10 Arizona, 1/22).
• Utah leads the all-time series when playing in Tucson, 7-5. Utah is 4-4 overall when playing the Arizona Wildcats during the Lynne Roberts era.
Utah will stay on the road in Arizona, taking on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Sunday, Jan. 24. The game will tip off at 2 p.m. MT with a live stream available on UtahUtes.com.
STAY HOME, STAY ENGAGED
With fans not allowed in the arena, there are several ways to stay up-to-date and engaged in the game. Fans can follow the Utes on Twitter (@UtahWBB) and Instagram (@UtahWBB) along with catching interesting and informative stories on UtahUtes.com.
• With Utah's game against No. 10 Arizona being its third straight game against a top-15 opponent, the Utes are one of just two teams in the Pac-12 that have played three top-15 teams in a row (USC).
• In the last four games, Utah has knocked down 15+ free throws in each (24 vs. Washington, 1/3; 19 at USC, 1/8; 20 at UCLA, 1/10; 15 vs. Stanford, 1/15). Utah is 78-of-99 in the last four games from the free throw line (.788) and 151-of-213 overall (.709), ranking second in the Pac-12 in free throws made and sixth in free throw percentage.
• Utah shot a season-high 45-percent from the floor against No. 9 UCLA (1/10), also committing a season-low 15 turnovers in the game.
• Utah's 24 free throws against Washington (1/3) was the most by the Utes this season and is the second-most by a Pac-12 team in 2021.
• Utah's 53 second half points against Washington (1/3) is the most in a half by the Utes this season and the second time they've scored 50+ in a half (50 in second vs. Oregon State, 12/8). It was the most points in a half by the Utes since Utah recorded 58 in the second half against Washing-ton on Feb. 18, 2018.
• Utah's 29 points in the fourth quarter against Washington (1/3) is the most by the Utes in a quarter this season. It is the most the Utes have scored in a single quarter since they dropped 34 in the fourth against UCLA on Feb. 10, 2019.
• Utah's bench has scored 30+ points in four games this season, accounting for 34-percent of Utah's total points (221 of 643).