Long Beach State at Cal State Fullerton
Date: Thurs., Mar. 3, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (PT)
Location: Fullerton, Calif.
Venue: Titan Gym
Live Stats: fullertontitans.com
Series Record: CSUF leads 32-19
The Titans head into their final week of the regular season with their last two Big West match-ups, hosting CSUN on Thursday night before heading to UC Riverside on Saturday.
COME SEE THE TITANS
The Titans host CSUN this Thursday night at 7 p.m. for their last home game of the season. All CSUF students get admission to the game for free and the first 100 students to each game get a FREE In-N-Out coupon!
FOLLOW ALONG LIVE
There will be live stats, video and audio for the games against CSUN on Thursday night and at UC Riverside on Saturday. 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 (3-25) vs. CSUN (6-22)
Overall Record: 32-19
Home Record: 14-8
Away Record: 16-10
Neutral Site Record: 1-1
Longest Win Streak: 18
Longest Losing Streak: 10
Current Streak: L, 10
Record in Last 10 Meetings: 0-10
Last Meeting: Jan. 30, 2016 (L, 52-79)
CSUN: The Matadors have taken the last 10 match-ups with the most recent being a 27-point victory at the Matadome on Jan. 30.
BREAKING DOWN THE MATADORS
Head coach Jason Flowers is in his sixth season at the helm of the Matadors after winning back-to-back Big West Tournament Championships.
The Matadors are currently led the freshman Channon Fluker who is currently averaging a double-double with 12.5 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game.
• Michelle Berry leads the Big West in double-double's with 11 on the year.
• Berry is ranked in the top 50 nationally in defensive rebounds (20th) and double-double's (39th).
• Berry is also one of the highest ranked freshman in the nation in defensive rebounds (1st), double-double's (3rd), minutes per game (6th), rebounds (9th), rebounds per game (7th).
• Dani Craig is also ranked nationally out of all of the freshmen in 3-pt. FG per game (13th) and 3-pt. FG % (18th).
LOGAN TAKING THE LEAD
Junior Sami Logan has gotten hot the last few weeks, using her experience to lead the Titans. The Corona native has had three double-digit scoring games in the last four games played while recording her first double-double of the season and coming just shy of her career-record with a 20-point performance against Hawai'i.
SNAPPED THE STREAK
The Titans snapped their 24-game losing streak with their 66-53 win at UC Irvine. The Titans were led by junior Sami Logan and freshmen Michelle Berry who each scored 15 points a piece while Logan logged her first double-double of the year with 14 rebounds.
The 24-game streak is the longest single season streak in history, beating out the previous set 19 games during the 2000-2001 season.
RE-WRITING THE RECORD BOOKS
Freshman Michelle Berry has added her name to the record book a few times already during her freshman campaign, already passing up the minutes played mark with her total of 954 thus far, beating out the 917 set by Shefonda Colbert in the 1992-93 season.
She's also surpassed the field goals attempted mark of 386 set by Marlene Kline during the 1979-80 season with her 412 attempts this season.
The freshman will also find her name in the record books for top single-game performances with her 38-point debut this season along with single-season double-double's, totaling 11 so far this season.
In addition to already finding her name in a few other places, she's currently on pace to possibly break a few other freshman records, including the overall points record of 445 (Berry 393) set by Nancy Ratliff in 1980-81, free throws made set by Toni Thomas in 2005-06 of 94 (Berry 81), games started set by Lauren Chow who started 28 games during the 2007-08 campaign (Berry 27), free throws attempted set by Dee Braxton with 129 (Berry 124) and points per game set by Nancy Ratliff with 14.8 ppg (Berry 14.6).
CRAIG ON FIRE
Freshman Dani Craig almost matched a career-high in her 19-point performance against Cal Poly on Thursday night. The Iowa native was 5-7 from behind the arc while flawless from the free throw line, going 4-4.
THE FIRST OF MANY
Freshman Jade Vega recorded the first 20-point game of her career at UC Davis last weekend, connecting on 7 out of 11 from the field while sinking five free throws. Vega also added eight assists and collected two rebounds.
LOGAN'S TIMELY THREE'S
Junior Sami Logan has recorded 14 games this season where all of her points came from behind the arc. At UC Davis on Saturday, Logan had her seventh double-digit game with all 12 points coming from behind the three-point line.
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.