Crimson Tide, Cougars to Square Off inside the Coleman Coliseum Friday at 6pm CT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama women’s basketball team returns to Coleman Coliseum for their fifth game in just 10 days, held in Houston on Friday, December 3. The contest will air on SEC Network Plus, starring Gray Robertson and Richard Hendrix.

Tickets to the non-conference contest start at just five dollars. Both singles and full season tickets are on sale now at, or fans can call the TIDE PRIDE / Athletic Ticket office at 205-348-BAMA.

Free fan parking is available at the large adjoining Coleman Coliseum car park.

The Crimson Tide started the season 6-2 and is on a four-game winning streak. Alabama is on a winning 71-44 win over Memphis on Tuesday, where Tide shot 46.0% from the field and overcame the Tigers, 44-34, to win the fifth straight meeting between the two shows. Four people started scoring with double numbers for the first time this season, while Megan Abrams and Brittany Davis lead with 14 points each.

Brittany Davis currently leads the Southeast Conference and ranks 13th nationally in points of 3 (23), while she is second in the conference and first out of 25 countries in scores (134). She’s scored twice in all eight games this season, sinking at least two 3-pointers in each contest. Mingo-Young led the conference and ranked sixth nationally in number of thefts (25), while Hannah Barber second in the league and fourth nationally in assist ratio (4.83).

Opening tip

  • Alabama will host Houston on Friday, December 2 at 6 p.m. CT, concluding a five-game house.
    • It will mark the fifth game of the Crimson Tide in just 10 days.
  • The Crimson Tide is 6-2 this season, including 6-1 inside the Coleman Coliseum.
    • The Tide is on a four-game winning streak.
  • The Crimson Tide is shooting 43.1 percent from the field (218-506) and 34.0 percent from long-range (68-200), while it averages 78.0 points per game.
    • The Tide is holding the opponent up to 33.6% when shooting from long distance and 26.1% from long distance, while keeping them at 51.1 points per game.
  • Two players are averaging twice over the first seven competitions in Brittany Davis (16.8ppg) and Megan Abrams (13.4ppg).
    • Davis also leads the team with 7.1 rebounds per game, followed by Mingo-Young and Jada Rice with 5.4 rebounds per game.
    • Davis leads the group on 3 points with 23, followed by Abrams and Hannah Barber with 16 pcs each.
  • Eight different players have scored doubles this season, while five different players have made 15-plus games and two different players have made 20-plus games.
  • UA has outdone its opponents in seven of eight games this season.
  • Alabama has won the revenue battle in every contest this season, placing first in the Southeast Conference and 35th nationally in required revenue (21.75) and third in convention and 13th nationwide in terms of revenue margin (+8,12).

About Houston

  • Houston is 3-4 to start the season, including 0-2 in real road games.
    • The Cougars are on a two-game losing streak.
    • The Cougars are coming out of the Cancun Challenge, where they won 1-2 in the Thanksgiving tournament, beat Arizona State (68-60) and downed Fordham (67-53) and then-No. 6 Baylor (74-58).
      • Laila Blair has been named to the Maya Division All-round League Team after scoring a career-high 28 points in her final game against Baylor. She averaged 13.7 points in three games.
  • Houston is shooting 38.3% away and 31.4% away, averaging 66.57 points per game.
    • Cougars are holding off opponents by 40.0% when shooting from the field and 26.2% when shooting from a distance, while keeping them at 64.43 points per game.
  • Laila Blair is the only Cougar to average double digits, scoring 12.7 points per game.
    • Houston’s six players are averaging more than 6.0 points per game.
  • Tatyana Hill is leading the group in terms of bounces, scoring 8.6 goals per game.
  • Houston is currently ranked 34th nationally in steals with 78 games this season. Cougars boasts 39th in steals per game (11.1) and 60th in required spins (20.43).

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John Verrall

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