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Women's Basketball Ready For No. 6 Stanford Sunday

Feb 6, 2021

Utah Game Notes (PDF)

THE GAME
The University of Utah Women's Basketball team is staying in the Bay Area to take on the No. 6 Stanford Cardinal on Sunday, Feb. 7, its eighth top-15 opponent this season. The game will tip off at 2 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network.

HOW TO TUNE IN
Utah's game against Stanford will air on Pac-12 Network, Pac-12 Mountain and Pac-12 Bay Area with Mary Murphy and Krista Blunk 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 via the women's basketball schedule page.

STARTING FIVE
•    Utah ranks fifth in the Pac-12 in total steals (130), racking up 10-or-more in eight games, including in three of the last four.  
•    Utah's underclassmen (3 sophomores, 4 freshmen) have scored 602 of Utah's 952 points (63%).   
•    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 ranks second in the Pac-12 in three-pointers attempted (341), second in three-point field goals made (112), fourth in three-point field goals made per game (7.5) and sixth in three-point field goal percentage (.328).
•    Utah will be looking for its first win in Maples Pavilion in program history.

NEXT UP
Utah will make its return to the Jon M. Huntsman Center for a pair of games against the L.A. schools, starting with a Friday morning matchup against UCLA on Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. MT. The game will be live streamed on UtahUtes.com.

STAY HOME, STAY ENGAGED
With fans not allowed in the arena per the Pac-12 health guidelines, 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.

TEAM NOTES
•    Utah ranks second in the Pac-12 in free throw attempts (270) and second in free throws made (190).  
•    The Utes have 130 steals through 15 games this season, recording 10-or-more as a team in eight games.
•    Utah is shooting 32% from the three overall this season and 35% when playing on the road, recording its two highest shooting percentages from beyond the arc in two of the last three road games (.500 at Arizona State, 1/22; .455 at California, 2/5).
•    Utah knocked down a season-high 25 free throws against Oregon State (1/31). That ties for the most by a Pac-12 team this season.  
•    The Utes have recorded its two highest percentages from the three in two of the last three games (.500 at Arizona State
•    Utah shot a season-high 51-percent from the floor (23-45) and 50-percent from the three (9-18) in its win against Arizona State (1/24).
•    Utah made 18 field goals on 15 assists (83%) against Stanford (1/15).
•    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.