Aztec Women's Hoops Faces Strong Test With Pair Of Road Games At Utah, Wyoming
Jan. 14, 2008
San Diego State Aztecs (9-5, 0-1 MWC) at
-When & Where: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, Huntsman Center (15,000), Salt Lake City, Utah, 7 p.m. (MST); Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, Arena-Auditorium (15,028), Laramie, Wyo., 2 p.m. (MST).
-Live Video/Audio/Stats: Chris Ello will have the live audio broadcast for both games on www.goaztecs.com. Live stats will also be available via the Aztecs' official website for both contests, while there will be a live video feed for the match up with Utah.
-The Records: San Diego State continues its conference schedule against the league's top two schools, as the Aztecs play a pair of road games this week, beginning with a Wednesday evening contest at Utah at 7 p.m. MT at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. After a quick trip back to San Diego, SDSU returns to the mountain time zone for a Saturday afternoon outing against preseason favorite and No. 20 ranked Wyoming at 2 p.m. at Arena-Auditorium in Laramie. The Aztecs' two opponents are a combined 26-4 overall and 3-0 in conference action in 2007-08, heading into this week, however, SDSU claimed the last regular-season meeting with both schools last year.
-SDSU Head Coach Beth Burns: Burns (Ohio Wesleyan, 1979) is in the third year of her second stint as head coach at San Diego State. She led the Aztecs for eight seasons from 1989 to 1997, before returning in 2005. She has an overall head coaching record of 256-193 in 15 seasons, while she is 175-128 in her 10 previous campaigns at SDSU.
-Utah Head Coach Elaine Elliott: Elliott is in her 25th season at Utah. She boasts a school and overall record of 521-210.
-Utah Series History: Utah leads 25-11, but SDSU won for the first time in a decade in the final meeting a year ago, 71-66, in San Diego. The Aztecs are looking for their first victory in Salt Lake City since 1995. (Last: SDSU def. Utah, 71-66, on Feb. 3, 2007, in San Diego, Calif.).
-Wyoming Head Coach Joe Legerski: Legerski is in fourth campaign at Wyoming. His school and overall head coaching record is 89-49.
-Wyoming Series History: Wyoming leads the series 18-14 and is 11-4 in games played in Laramie. The two sides met three times in 2007. (Last: Wyoming def. SDSU, 56-44, on March 7, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nev.).
*=Record does not include Wyoming's game with Air Force Wednesday.