Published Wednesday, January 2, 2013 AT 7:09 PM / Updated at 7:09 PM
Women’s Basketball: UNO vs. Oakland
Rob White Omaha World-Herald

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

STARTING LINEUPS
Oakland (7-7, 1-1)
G, Zakiya Minifee, 5-9, Jr., 4.3
G, Elizabeth Hamlet, 5-11, Jr., 8.8
G, Elena Popkey, 5-6, Fr., 11.4
G, Victoria Lipscomb, 5-7, Jr., 8.0
G, Peyton Apsey, 5-9, So., 1.6
UNO (9-3, 1-1)
G, Carolyn Blair-Mobley, 5-10, Sr., 12.0
G, Paige Frauendorfer, 6-0, Sr., 13.0
C, Taijhe Kelly, 6-4, So., 5.0
G, Carly Cator, 5-9, Sr., 1.6
G, Jamie Nash, 5-4, Sr., 10.3

Scouting Oakland: Preseason Summit League player of the year Bethany Watterworth hasn’t played all season with an unspecified injury. … Freshman Olivia Nash, a 6-1 forward who leads the team with 11.8 points and 10.1 rebounds, hasn’t played since Dec. 8 because of injury. … Zakiya Minifee, preseason second-team All-Summit, averages 4.3 points and 4.1 rebounds after averaging 8.0 and 7.0 last season. … The Golden Grizzlies are second in the Summit in 3-point percentage (.350). … Oakland was the preseason choice to finish third in the league. … Freshman Elena Popkey has scored at least 20 points in back-to-back games. … Peyton Apsey leads the Summit with 3.4 assists per turnover. … Elizabeth Hamlet is fourth in the Summit in free-throw percentage (.837), while sister Annemarie Hamlet is seventh in 3-point percentage (.407). Annemarie Hamlet averages 10.3 points per game. … Oakland is No. 227 in realtimerpi.com.

Scouting UNO: Paige Frauendorfer leads the Summit League in rebounding at 9.2 per game. Frauendorfer (38.6) and Jamie Nash (38.0) lead the league in minutes per game. Nash leads the league in assists (7.4 per game) and steals (3.7). … Taijhe Kelly is second in the Summit with an average of 1.8 blocked shots per game. … Carolyn Blair-Mobley leads the Summit League in 3-point percentage at .479 (23 of 48), while Ericka House leads the league with 2.6 made 3s per game. … Casse Vaughn leads the league in field-goal percentage at .605 (46 of 76). … UNO is third in the league in scoring at 65.3 points per game and leads the league in allowing just 55.6 points. UNO also holds opponents to 36.0 percent shooting from the field, the best in the Summit. … The Mavericks’ 42.5 percent accuracy from the field leads the league, as does their 36.6 percent success from 3-point range. … UNO is No. 232 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.