Tue. Dec 6th, 2022

2022-23 ULM Girls’s Basketball Notes: Sport 2 vs. LA Tech

MONROE, La. – ULM is within the midst of a four-game homestand, considered one of 3 times the Warhawks will take pleasure in four-straight dwelling video games this season, and welcomes Louisiana Tech for a 2 p.m. CT matchup in Fant-Ewing Coliseum with the printed streamed on ESPN+. ULM performs 9 dwelling video games in November and December, together with its first two Solar Belt Convention matchups earlier than the top of the calendar yr. The Warhawks depart the state for under two video games within the first two months of the season with a Nov. 22 sport at UCF and Nov. 29 contest at Mississippi State.

Sunday’s sport between ULM and Louisiana Tech marks the 58th time the 2 applications will compete in opposition to one another in girls’s basketball. The Girl Techsters have the collection benefit, 47-10, and final misplaced at Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Dec. 8, 2006, when ULM topped LA Tech 58-54 within the Taco Bell Basic. ULM final gained within the collection, 71-50, on Dec. 11, 2007, in Ruston.

Louisiana Tech head coach Brooke Stoehr was the final level guard for the Girl Techsters’ Corridor of Fame head coach Leon Barmore and helped information this system to 4 NCAA Match appearances, two Elite Eights and one Ultimate 4. The Girl Techsters have gained four-straight video games over ULM since Stoehr returned to Ruston. That is the primary journey to Monroe for LA Tech since 2016.

“They’re a really gifted group and return all of their offensive manufacturing from final yr,” mentioned ULM head girls’s basketball coach Brooks David Williams. “Anna Larr is hard to deal with within the paint. All the pieces offensively goes by her. She simply merely will get the job carried out placing up factors and grabbing massive boards.

“Their perimeter play is hard,” Williams continued. “Bates is a gifted lefty level guard who does an excellent job of making inside their offense. Walker can flat-out rating. She’s powerful. It is going to be an excellent problem for us and we sit up for getting an excellent check this early in our season.”

ULM is coming off a season-opening win vs. Louisiana Faculty (88-58) that produced the best level whole for the Warhawks since they scored 96 vs. the Wildcats within the 2020-21 opener on Dec. 6, 2020 (W, 96-48). The 88 factors are the third-most scored by the Warhawks within the Brooks Donald Williams period. LA Tech is 2-0 and averaging 72.5 factors per sport, however holding its opponents to a median of 43.0 factors per contest.

Twelve Warhawks noticed motion within the dwelling opener at Fant-Ewing with ahead Katlyn Manuel and Kierra Brimzy spending essentially the most time on the courtroom at 30 and 29 minutes, respectively. Sophomore guard/ahead Amaya Ford chipped in a productive 22 minutes with 10 factors and three steals off the bench. The opposite three starters, sophomore Aasia Sam and newcomers in level guard Olivia Knight and junior guard Amani Brown shouldered roughly 18 minutes of taking part in time every.

The largest contributions, apart from the group factors scored, have been the Warhawks’ assists. ULM shared and distributed the ball with ease, racking up 26 on 31 area objectives made. That whole was essentially the most for the reason that Warhawks had 27 on 38 buckets vs. Louisiana Faculty within the 2013-14 dwelling opener (Nov. 11, 2013, W-92-52).

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