Emory & Rochester Come to Town for UAA Basketball Weekend

Photo by Joe Angeles/WUSTL Photos
Photo by Joe Angeles/WUSTL Photos

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• UP NEXT WashU women's basketball hosts its first University Athletic Association (UAA) weekend, with contests on Friday, Jan. 11 against Emory University at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 13 against University of Rochester at 1:30 p.m.

MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT - WashU women's and men's basketball programs will celebrate Military Appreciation Night Friday against Emory. The evening will feature live National Anthem performances by veterans, a kid's fan tunnel, t-shirt tosses and more.

• 1000 POINT CLUB Senior forward Madeline Homoly became just the 14th individual in WashU women's basketball program history to reach 1,000 career points. She has averaged 15.5 points per game in 68 games played in her career and has totaled 1,053 career points. Homoly is 52 points shy of moving into the top-10.

                  10. Sarah Goldman - 1,105 (1990-94)

                  11. Zoë Unruh - 1,096 (2006-10)

                  12. Hallie Hutchens - 1,090 (2001-05)

                  13. Jaimie McFarlin - 1,071 (2005-10)

                  14. Madeline Homoly - 1,053 (2016-19)

• UAA OPENER RECAP WashU made a statement victory during its conference opening contest. The Bears beat then No. 8-ranked Chicago 85-66 on the road. WashU held the Maroons to 37.1 (23-62) percent shooting from the field, including 21.1 (4-19) percent from beyond the arc.

The Bears continued a trend of picking up wins when they hit more three-pointers (5-4), tallied more assists (21-11) and shooting at a higher rate (46.8-37.1). WashU improved to 5-0 when it makes more treys, 7-0 when it totals more assists and 7-1 when it shoots better from the floor.

NARROWING IN ON 200 Head coach Randi Henderson is narrowing in on her 200th career victory. She has a 197-114 (.633) career record in 12 seasons: one-plus at WashU (26-13), nine at Coe (155-91) and one at Minnesota Morris (16-10).

UAA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Homoly was named the UAA Athlete of the Week on Jan. 7 after helping the Bears to their first win over a top-25 ranked opponent on the season. She posted a strong stat line, including 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field (.750) and 5-of-6 shooting from the free-throw line (.833). The Kansas City, Mo.-native also collected five rebounds, three assists and three steals in the win.