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Women's Basketball Welcomes USC to Salt Lake City

Feb 8, 2022

THE GAME
The University of Utah women's basketball team plays wraps up its three-game homestand on Wednesday afternoon when they host USC at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. MT. 
   
WEDNESDAY'S MATCHUP
Date | Time: Wednesday, Feb. 9 | 2 p.m. (MT)
Utah (13-7, 4-4 Pac-12) vs. USC (9-11, 2-8 Pac-12)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah | Jon M. Huntsman Center
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HOW TO TUNE IN
The game against USC will be aired on ESPN700 Stream with Tyson Ewing and Milee Enger calling the shots. The game against USC will have a live video stream and live stats provided on UtahUtes.com.

    
OPENING TIP
• With the win on Sunday, the Utes have won 950 career games. Utah picked up its first win during the 1974-75 season. 
• Junior Brynna Maxwell is chasing 1,000 career points. She has scored 919 in her career as a Ute. She is 81 points away from becoming the 30th member of the 1,000-point club at Utah. 
• Utah leads the Pac-12 in three-point attempts this season with 537 on the year. The Utes are averaging 26.8 three-point attempts per game. Utah is making 9.7 threes per game, the fifth-best mark in the nation and best in the Pac-12. 
• The Utah Women's Basketball program has an 80-percent winning percentage when playing in Salt Lake City, holding an all-time record of 533-130. 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 has hit eight or more threes in 76 games under the direction of Lynne Roberts, going 55-21 in those games. Utah averages 9.7 made three-pointers per game and has made 194 on the season. Both of those lead the Pac-12.    
 
TEAM NOTES
• Utah has hit eight or more threes in 76 games under the direction of Lynne Roberts, going 55-21 in those games. Utah has made 8+ threes in seven games this season, including five 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, 15 vs. Cal State Fullerton, 12/10, 12 vs. UC Riverside 1/14, 11 vs. #2/#3 Stanford 1/16). 
• The Utah Women's Basketball program has an 80-percent winning percentage when playing in Salt Lake City, holding an all-time record of 533-130. 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. The Utes are 8-3 at home this season.  
• Entering the contest on Wednesday, junior Brynna Maxwell is chasing the 1,000-career point milestone. She is currently 81 points away from becoming the 30th member of the 1,000-point club at Utah. The last Utah player to join the 1,000-point club was Megan Huff during the 2018-19 season. 
• With the win on Sunday afternoon over Washington State, the Utes won their 950th career game as a program. The first win for Utah came during the 1974-75 season with Arizona State. Utah has picked up 526 wins when playing on their home court. 
• The Pac-12 has been the nation's top-rated conference by RPI in four of the last six seasons, with the Utes facing a Top 25 opponent almost every week. Under the direction of Lynne Roberts, the Utes have knocked off a Top 25 opponent each year, all coming during conference play. 
• Utah opened the season with back-to-back 100-point games. This was 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.
• 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 made threes this season with 49, the second-best mark in the Pac-12. Over her three years, Maxwell has made 175 threes, which is the eighth-most in program history.  
 
NEXT UP
Utah travels to Sanford, Calif. to face No. 2 Stanford on Friday night at Maples Pavilion. The Utes and the Cardinal will tip-off at 8 p.m. MT. You can turn on ESPN700 and hear Tyson Ewing and Milee Enger on the call. The contest will also be streamed on the Pac-12 Networks. 
 
FOLLOW THE UTES!
 Fans can follow along during the 2021-22 season on social media (Twitter: @UtahWBB | Instagram: @UtahWBB | Facebook: Facebook.com/UtahWBB).