Published Friday, February 1, 2013 AT 8:17 PM / Updated at 8:17 PM
Women’s basketball: UNO at Oakland
Rob White Omaha World-Herald

When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Athletics Center O’rena, Rochester, Mich.
Radio: 1180 AM KZOT

UNO (14-7, 4-5)
F C. Blair-Mobley, 5-10, Sr. , 12.2
F Paige Frauendorfer, 6-0, Sr. , 13.6
C Taijhe Kelly, 6-4, So. , 4.6
G Carly Cator, 5-9, Sr. , 2.1
G Jamie Nash, 5-4, Sr. , 10.2
OAKLAND (8-12, 2-6)
F Olivia Nash, 6-1, Fr. , 11.3
F Elizabeth Hamlet, 5-11, Jr. , 7.4
G Peyton Apsey, 5-9, So. , 2.4
G Victoria Lipscomb, 5-7, Jr. , 7.6
G Elena Popkey, 5-5, Fr. , 11.5

Scouting UNO: Mavs have lost four straight Summit League road games after opening conference play with a win at UMKC. They are 4-4 overall on the road. Sophomore Taijhe Kelly matched her season high with eight points and pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds in Thursday’s loss at Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne. UNO had made 28 of 30 free throws in its previous two games, including 21 of 22 in a loss to South Dakota State, before making 5 of 14 against Fort Wayne. In Summit games, UNO is second in holding foes to 56.1 points and third by limiting them to 38 percent from the field. Carolyn Blair-Mobley, Paige Frauendorfer and Jamie Nash combined for all but nine points in a 59-41 win vs. Oakland on Jan. 3.

Scouting Oakland: Golden Grizzlies have lost five of six, starting with a 59-41 setback in Omaha. Freshman forward Olivia Nash averages 11.3 points and 8.4 rebounds and has posted six double-doubles, matching Frauendorfer for the Summit League lead. Another freshman, Elena Popkey, averages a team-best 11.5 points and is averaging 14 points in Summit League games. Oakland commits an average of 11 fouls, second nationally for fewest per game. It’s the third straight season Oakland has been among the nation’s best five in that category.

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.