Women’s Basketball Welcomes Cincinnati to the Jon M. Huntsman Center
The University of Utah women's basketball program hosts its fourth home contest of the season on Friday when they host Cincinnati at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The game will tip-off at 7 p.m. MT.
GAME DAY PROMOTION
Join us at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on Friday night for Ohana Night. Bring out the beach wear, the floral shirts, for our last game before the team heads to Hawaii.
Season tickets for the 2021-22 season are now available. Floor seats are priced at $100 while general admission tickets at $25. Call the Utah ticket office at 801-581-UTIX or visit www.UtahTickets.com.
• Senior point guard Dru Gylten picked up three assists in the game against Saint Mary's on Tuesday and now has 417 for her career, which moves her to 7th place on the all-time career assists list at Utah. Karen Alcorn holds sixth place on the all-time list with 440.
• Utah has been deadly shooting the ball from deep this season. Utah has hit the most three-pointers (42) in the nation. In the first game, the Utes hit 19 threes, which was a school record. Utah has hit nine or more three-pointers in each game this season.
• On Tuesday, Utah scored 52 points in the paint, the first time this season. This was the first time since Nov. 26, 2018, against Seattle U when they scored 58 paint points.
• The Utes are averaging 14 made three-pointers per game this season, the second-best mark in the nation.
• Utah has hit eight or more threes in 65 games under the direction of Lynne Roberts, going 48-17 in those games.
HOME SWEET HUNTSMAN
The Utah Women's Basketball program has an 81-percent winning percentage when playing in Salt Lake City, holding an all-time record of 527-127. The Utes have nine seasons without a loss at the Jon M. Huntsman Center, also posting a 28-game home winning streak that lasted from Jan. 12, 1995, to Feb. 8, 1997.
Utah hits the road for the first time this season as they head to Hawaii to participate in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown. The Utes will take on Gonzaga (Nov. 26), Hawaii (Nov. 27), and Eastern Illinois (Nov. 28). All games will be played at the Stan Sheriff Center.
• Utah has hit eight or more threes in 65 games under the direction of Lynne Roberts, going 48-17 in those games. Utah had ten games last season with 8+ made from the three, including five with 10+ (10 at Oregon State, 12/8; 12 vs. Montana State, 12/11; 10 vs. Washington, 1/3; 10 at California, 2/5; 10 at Washington, 2/19).
• Utah set a single-game school record against Lipscomb when they hit 19 threes. The previous record was 16 made three-pointers against Colorado on Jan. 17, 2020.
• Jenna Johnson has shined for the Utes over the last two games. The freshman from Medina, Minn. has back-to-back 20-point games. She set a career-high on Tuesday night with 22 points against Saint Mary's.
• Utah opened the season with back-to-back 100-point games. This is only the second time in program history that Utah scored 100 or more in back-to-back times. The first time this happened was during the 1978-79 season.
• Brynna Maxwell has scored double-digits in 37 of her 55 career games, including three times this season. She has scored 731 points over her three years at a Ute. Maxwell has hit five or more threes in each game this season for Utah.
HOW TO TUNE IN
The game against Cincinnati will have a live video stream and live stats provided on UtahUtes.com. Fans can also tune into ESPN700 and listen to play-by-play announcer Tyson Ewing and analyst Amanda Smith calling the shots.
FOLLOW THE UTES!
Fans can follow along during the 2021-22 season on social media (Twitter: @UtahWBB | Instagram: @UtahWBB | Facebook: Facebook.com/UtahWBB).