Published Monday, December 3, 2012 AT 8:43 PM / Updated at 8:43 PM
Women’s Basketball: Tulsa at UNO
Rob White Omaha World-Herald

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Sapp Fieldhouse

STARTING LINEUPS
Tulsa (1-5)
F, Tiffani Couisnard, 6-1, Sr., 12.3
F, Ashley Clark, 5-11, Fr., 5.8
F, Loren McDaniel, 6-2, Jr., 7.8
G, Kadan Brady, 5-9, So., 3.8
G, Taleya Mayberry, 5-6, Sr., 23.3
UNO (5-1)
F, C. Blair-Mobley, 5-10, Sr., 11.0
F, Paige Frauendorfer, 6-0, Sr., 13.3
C, Taijhe Kelly, 6-4, So., 5.3
G, Carly Cator, 5-9, Sr., 1.2
G, Jamie Nash, 5-4, Sr., 11.0

Scouting Tulsa: Golden Hurricane are coming off their first win of the season, 80-53 over Utah Valley. … Taleya Mayberry scored a career-high 32 points in the win and is tied for seventh nationally with 23.3 points per game. The All-Conference USA pick has a career scoring average of 14.5 and has 1,266 career points. Mayberry has shot 40.7 percent (11 of 27) from 3-point range and 87.2 percent (41 of 47) from the free-throw line this season. She also leads the team in assists (3.3 per game). Her father, Lee, helped lead Arkansas to the 1990 Final Four and later played nine seasons in the NBA. … Tiffani Couisnard had 20 points, 14 rebounds and six steals in the win over Utah Valley. Couisnard leads the team in rebounding (10.3 per game), steals (2.5) and blocks (1.3) while ranking second in scoring (12.3), field-goal percentage (.520) and assists (2.3). … Tulsa was picked to finish sixth in C-USA. The Golden Hurricane went 13-15 overall and 8-8 for sixth in C-USA last season. The overall win total was the best for Tulsa since the 2005-06 season. … Loyola Marymount (No. 99) is the highest-ranked team in realtimerpi.com to beat Tulsa (No. 292) this year, though the lowest was No. 188. Others include Oral Roberts, Arkansas and Illinois.

Scouting UNO: Mavericks suffered a 68-60 defeat last season at Tulsa despite 12 points, 10 assists and seven steals from Jamie Nash. … Tulsa used an 11-0 run to take a 21-10 lead, then kept the margin between seven and 16 points until UNO crept within six with 10 seconds to go. … This season, UNO is shooting 43.6 percent from the field while holding opponents to 33.9 percent, best in the Summit League in both categories. … UNO has held two straight opponents to less than 40 points for the first time since the 1975-76 season and leads the Summit with 52.2 points allowed per game. … UNO is No. 241 in realtimerpi.com, fifth-best in the Summit. … Paige Frauendorfer is eighth in the Summit in scoring (13.3 points per game), is tied for second in rebounding (8.2 per game) and is second in field goal percentage (.515). … Nash leads the league in assists (7.2) and steals (4.3). Nationally, she ranks seventh and fourth in those categories. … Carolyn Blair-Mobley, who scored a career-high 19 points in UNO’s 73-39 win Friday over Texas-Arlington, is fourth in the Summit in rebounding (7.7). … Taijhe Kelly leads the Summit in blocked shots (2.3).

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.