Game Day Preview: UC Irvine
Bears Quick Notes
• Head Coach Jaime White is now third on the list of coaching wins at Northern Colorado with 68 victories. She passes Ron Vlasin (2001-06). The record for wins is 82 by Janet Schafer (1985-91).
• Senior Kaisha Brown was named the Big Sky Conference and the College Sports Madness Big Sky Conference Player of the Week after scoring a career-best 22 in the win at New Mexico. She shot .524 from the field and averaged 15.0 ppg in the two games.
• The Bears return home for their final game before the holiday break. They have played UC Irvine just once, with the Anteaters winning 66-52 in 2010.
• The win over New Mexico on Thursday gives the Bears a perfect 3-0 record in 2011-12 against the Mountain West Conference.
• The Bears need to score over 60 points. They are 5-0 when scoring 61 and just 1-5 when putting up 60 or fewer.
• Northern Colorado finishes the non-conference road season with a 3-4 record. The two remaining out-of-league tilts are both at home.
• Northern Colorado was picked to finish second in the Big Sky standings by the media and third by the coaches in the preseason polls.
• Northern Colorado is 481-524 all-time in women's basketball history and is 63-69 since becoming post-season eligible for Division I in 2007-08.