Published Wednesday, January 16, 2013 AT 7:18 PM / Updated at 7:20 PM
Women’s Basketball: UNO at Chicago State
Rob White Omaha World-Herald

When: 7 p.m. Thursday
Where: Jones Convocation Center, Chicago

STARTING LINEUPS
UNO (11-5)
F, Carolyn Blair-Mobley, 5-10, Sr., 12.4
F, Paige Frauendorfer, 6-0, Sr. , 13.1
C, Taijhe Kelly, 6-4, So. , 4.4
G, Carly Cator, 5-9, Sr. , 1.8
G, Jamie Nash, 5-4, Sr. , 9.6
Chicago State (1-16)
F, Paris Williams, 6-0, So., 6.8
F, Jasmine Collins, 6-0, So., 7.1
C, Layne Murphy, 6-2, Fr., 5.1
G, Caneka Davis, 5-5, Sr., 1.3
G, Jackie Jones, 5-5, So., 7.1

Scouting UNO: Jamie Nash needs seven points and Paige Frauendorfer needs 32 to join UNO’s career 1,000-point club. … With 328 career steals, Nash needs four more to become the school’s all-time leader. … UNO is 9-5 against Division I teams this season after going 2-10 against Division I opponents last year. … Freshmen Kate Bayes and Allison Jackson both scored the first points of their careers in Saturday’s loss at Western Illinois. … The Mavs’ 27-point margin of defeat was their worst of the season. … UNO is ranked No. 246 by realtimerpi.com.

Scouting Chicago State: The Cougars’ lone win this season was 67-44 over Indiana Northwest, a 7-15 NAIA team, on Nov. 16. They are ranked No. 340 of 345 Division I teams in realtimerpi.com. … Chicago State is ranked no better than No. 303 nationally in 12 of 17 team statistics tracked by the NCAA, including a scoring margin of minus-28.6 points per game that is the worst in Division I. … Common opponents with UNO include Loyola (81-43 loss) and Western Illinois (87-52 loss). UNO beat Loyola 65-58 but lost to WIU 71-44. … The Cougars’ strong suit is steals: They are ranked 113th in the country with an average of 9.9 per game. … Chicago State, currently in the Great West Conference, is joining the Western Athletic Conference in 2013-14.

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.