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Florida offers rebound play – University of Houston Athletics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The University of Houston women’s basketball team remains in St. Petersburg, Fla. for its final game of the St. Pete Showcase against Florida on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. CT.

THE GAME

  • This is the second meeting ever between Florida and Houston and the first since 2002.
  • Junior Laila Blair has hit double digits in four straight games.

LAST TIME-OUT

  • Houston led Portland for 32 minutes but failed to complete the win, losing 66-60.
  • Junior Laila Blair scored in double digits for the fourth game in a row.
  • Senior tiara young scored more than 20 points in the last three games for the second time. Young has hit double digits in three straight games.

THE TIP

  • graduate Tatyana Hügel is one of two players on The American to post a 20-point-10 reb double-double in a game.
  • Hill ranks sixth nationally in offensive rebounds/game (5.4).
  • The Cougars rank second nationally in offensive rebounds per game (21.6).
  • Houston ranks seventh nationally in forced turnovers per game (27.0).
  • Houston ranks fourth nationally for steals/game (16.4).
  • Junior Laila Blair was a unanimous preseason All-Conference First Team selection by The American Coaches.
  • The Cougars were selected for second place in the league and received two votes for first place in the coach poll.
  • Blair was one of three players in The American in 2021-22 to score six 3-pointers in a game and the only player in the conference to score two games of six plus 3-pointers.
  • Blair finished eighth in the league in 2021-22 (13.3 ppg).
  • graduate Tatyana Hügel finished seventh in the league in rebounding (7.3 rpg) in 2021-22.

SERIES HISTORY

Houston record against Florida 1-0

Home / Away / Neutral 0:0 / 0:0 / 1:0

last meeting W, 71-60, 12/6/02

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