Cal State Fullerton vs UC Riverside
Date: Thursday, Feb. 11
Time: 7:00 p.m. (PT)
Location: Fullerton, Calif.
Venue: Titan Gym
Live Stats: FullertonTitans.com
Series Record: Tied at 24 a piece
Weekly Release (PDF)
The Titans host UC Riverside at Titan Gym on Thursday night at 7 p.m. before heading north for a rematch against the Aggies at UC Davis on Saturday night with tip-off at 2 p.m.
COME SEE THE TITANS
The Titans host UC Riverside on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Titan Gym. All CSUF students get admission to the game for free!
FOLLOW ALONG LIVE
There will be live stats, video and audio for the games against UC Riverside on Thursday night and at UC Davis on Saturday afternoon. You can find all links at fullertontitans.com under the Women's Basketball schedule link.
FOLLOW THE TITANS!
Fans can keep up with the latest in Titans athletics by following us on Facebook (Facebook.com/FullertonTitans), Twitter (@FullertonTitans), Instagram (WBB_Titans) and YouTube.com (YouTube.com/csfathletics). In addition, the women's basketball team has established its own official Facebook (Facebook.com/WBBTitans) and Twitter pages (@WBBTitans).
A LOOK AT THE SERIES
Cal State Fullerton (2-21) vs. UC Riverside (15-7)
Overall Record: 24-24
Home Record: 13-9
Away Record: 10-11
Neutral Site Record: 1-4
Longest Win Streak: 7
Longest Losing Streak: 6
Current Streak: W, 1
Record in Last 10 Meetings: 6-4
Last Meeting: Mar. 10, 2015 (W, 71-59)
UC RIVERSIDE: The two teams last met in the 2015 Big West Tournament when the Titans took down the Highlanders in a 71-59 victory.
BREAKING DOWN THE HIGHLANDERS
Head coach John Margaritis enters his 12th season at the helm of the Highlanders, escalating their program to new heights posting a 176-182 record in his past 11 seasons with UCR. UC Riverside is currently atop the Big West standings, posting a perfect 8-0 record thus far in conference play while also leading the conference as a team in five different categories.
The Highlanders are currently led by senior veteran Brittany Crain who is currently averaging 20 points per game and is followed closely behind by UNLV transfer, Rejane Verin who's averaging 17.5 points per game. The duo have received six total Player of the Week honors this season with Crain receiving last week's honor after a recording two games scoring 20 or more points.
Freshman Michelle Berry recorded her ninth double-double of the year, the most by anyone in the conference, on Saturday night in a 17-point, 11 rebound effort against UC Davis.
NEALE'S BIG NIGHT
Sophomore Portia Neale set a new career and season-high on Saturday night with her 11-point effort against UC Davis. Neale's previous career-high was set last season in a 10-point effort, while this season she put up 5 points against Montana.
THREE'S FOR DAYS
In their game against UC Davis on Saturday night, the Titans put up a season-high 36 three-point FG attempts, just five shy of the school record.
WELCOME TO THE SHOW
Freshman Madison Crawford received the first start of her career at Hawai'i on Thursday night and recorded four points and played 23 minutes. The Texas native also received the nod at CSUN on Saturday afternoon.
Freshman Michelle Berry is currently on pace to possibly break a few single-season freshman records, including the overall points record of 445 (Berry 306) set by Nancy Ratliff in 1980-81 and free throws made set by Toni Thomas in 2005-06 of 94 (Berry 60).
BIG WEST BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT ALL-SESSION TICKETS ON SALE
Honda Center and the Big West Conference have announced that all-session tickets for the 2016 Big West Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament will go on sale Friday, November 13.
All-session school reserved tickets will be available for $69.00. These seats will be located within a school's section and can be purchased through each institution's box office.
Premium all-session tickets located in the first four rows of seating will be available for $149.00. General admission all-session tickets are also available for $69.00. These seats can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster retail outlets, or by calling 800-745-3000.
The 2015 Big West Tournament will be hosted for the sixth straight year at Honda Center in Anaheim. The women's tournament first round and quarterfinal games will be played at UC Irvine on March 8-9. The men's tournament begins on March 10 at Honda Center with four quarterfinal games. The semifinals and championship games for both the men and women will take place March 11 and 12 at the Honda Center.
Freshman Michelle Berry set a program record by scoring the most points by a freshman in history after posting 38 against Portland State. The performance earned her the first Big West Athlete of the Week honors, which also is the first time a Titan freshman has earned the accolades.