Published Thursday, November 29, 2012 AT 8:52 PM / Updated at 8:52 PM
Women’s basketball: Texas-Arlington at UNO
Rob White Omaha World-Herald

When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Sapp Fieldhouse

TEXAS-ARLINGTON (1-4)
F, Aron Garcia, 6-1, Jr., 7.6
F, Kelsey Willson, 5-11, Jr., 9.0
G, Kiara Parker, 5-8, Sr., 2.6
G, Malaika Green, 5-4, Jr., 12.6
G, Laila Suleiman, 5-3, Jr., 7.6
UNO (4-1)
F, C. Blair-Mobley, 5-10, Sr., 9.4
F, Paige Frauendorfer, 6-0, Sr., 13.8
C, Taijhe Kelly, 6-4, So., 5.0
G, Carly Cator, 5-9, Sr., 1.4
G, Jamie Nash, 5-4, Sr., 11.2

Scouting Texas-Arlington: The visiting Mavericks are coming off their first win of the season, a 77-71 decision over Houston Baptist. … Their losses have been to George Washington, Michigan State, Oral Roberts and Memphis. … UTA is picked to finish last in the 10-team Western Athletic Conference. … The Mavericks are averaging 22.8 turnovers per game. Opponents are shooting 49.4 percent from the field against them. … Aron Garcia leads the team in rebounding at 7.2 per game. … Briana Walker, a 6-foot junior, averages 7.8 points and 4.0 rebounds off the bench. She’s shooting 53.3 percent (16 of 30) from the field. … The Mavs are No. 263 in realtimerpi.com.

Scouting UNO: The hometown Mavericks lead the Summit League in field goal percentage (43.3), field goal percentage defense (36.3) and scoring defense (54.8 points per game). They are second in the league in 3-point percentage (35.4). … UNO beat Texas-Arlington 60-52 on the road last season behind 17 points from Jamie Nash and 16 from Paige Frauendorfer. … Nash is tied for third in the country in assists (7.8 per game) and steals (5.0). … Backup forward Casse Vaughn, a 6-foot junior, has scored 34 points in 48 minutes. … UNO allowed 10 first-half points in a win last Sunday over Division II Southwest Minnesota State, the fewest it has allowed in a half since 2007. … The Mavs are No. 252 in realtimerpi.com.

About Rob White

Rob White is a staff writer for The Omaha World-Herald and covers UNO and the Omaha Storm Chasers. You can follow Rob on Twitter (@RWhiteOWH) or email him at rob.white@owh.com.