Utah Women’s Basketball Welcomes Cal State Fullerton to SLC
The University of Utah women's basketball program returns to the Jon M. Huntsman Center on Friday evening when it hosts Cal State Fullerton in non-conference action. Friday's game is Teacher Appreciation Day. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. MT.
Date | Time: Friday, Dec. 10 | 7 p.m. (MT)
Utah (6-2) vs. Cal State Fullerton (5-3)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah | Jon M. Huntsman Center
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GAME DAY PROMOTION
Fans, Friday night is Teacher Appreciation Night at the Jon M. Huntsman Center! Any teachers who come to the game will receive two-dollar tickets. Fans can purchase tickets at the ticket office or online at UtahTickets.com using the code Teacher.
HOW TO TUNE IN
The game against Cal State Fullerton 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.
• Senior point guard Dru Gylten continues to pick up awards. Earlier this season, Gylten was named to the Nancy Liebermann Award Watch List, and this week she was a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award. The Rapid City, S.D. native, enters this week looking to move into fifth on the all-time career assists list. She has 448 assists for her career.
• On Monday afternoon, freshman Gianna Kneepkens was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week. She came off the bench and scored 29 points against then-No. 16 BYU on Saturday. She became the first Ute player to earn this award since Brynna Maxwell won it on Feb. 10, 2020.
• Utah holds an 81-percent winning percentage when playing in Salt Lake City, holding an all-time record of 528-128. Utah looks to improve on that mark this Friday against Cal State Fullerton.
• The bench production for the Utes was outstanding against BYU as more than half of the total points were responsible from the bench. Coming into Friday's game, Utah's bench averages 37.9 points per game which is 43.5 percent of Utah's total points per game.
• Utah has hit eight or more threes in 68 games under the direction of Lynne Roberts, going 50-18 in those games.
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.
WINNING AT HOME
The Utah Women's Basketball program has an 81-percent winning percentage when playing in Salt Lake City, holding an all-time record of 528-128. The Utes have nine seasons without a loss at the Jon M. Huntsman Center, also posting a 28-game home winning streak
• Utah has hit eight or more threes in 68 games under the direction of Lynne Roberts, going 50-18 in those games. Utah has made 8+ threes in five games this season, including four with 10+ (19 vs. Lipscomb, 11/10, 14 vs. Xavier, 11/13, 12 at Hawaii, 11/27, 16 vs. Eastern Illinois, 11/28, 12 vs. BYU, 12/4).
• Utah has only hit 15 or more three-pointers three times in a single game, vs. Lipscomb (19), vs. Eastern Illinois (16), and the previous school record of 16 at Colorado.
• Utah is averaging 87.2 points per game this season, the fourth-most in the nation. The only teams in front of the Utes are Oklahoma, DePaul and Ohio State. Utah is the highest-scoring team in the Pac-12 and the only Pac-12 team in the top 20.
• Freshman Jenna Johnson places second in the Pac-12 and 11th in the country in field goal percentage with a mark of 61.8 percent.
• Utah women's basketball has the highest average attendance for institutions in the state of Utah with 2,014 fans attending per game.
• The Utes rank 21st in the country in rebound margin with some help from Jenna Johnson and Daisia Young who both average at least 4.5 rebounds per game.
• Utah opened the season with back-to-back 100-point games. This was only the second time in program history that Utah scored 100 or more in back-to-back games. The first time this happened was during the 1978-79 season.
• Dru Gylten moved up to sixth all-time on the Utah career assists list. She dished out eight assists in the contest against BYU. For her career, Gylten has 448 assists. She is four assists away from moving into a tie with Danielle Rodriguez for fifth.
• Brynna Maxwell continues to shine for the Utes. She is one of the best three-pointer shooters in the country. She leads the team in makes this season with 24, which is the best in the Pac-12 and 24th most in the nation. Over her three years, Maxwell has made 150 threes. She is three three-pointers away from moving into the top 10 career made threes at Utah.
Following the game against Cal State Fullerton, the Utes remain at home as Utah Valley comes to the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The tip-off of this non-conference game will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18.
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