Toledo at SMC Hilton Concord Thanksgiving Classic
Time: Friday vs. Cal State Fullerton, 3 p.m.; Saturday vs. Saint Mary’s, 5:30 p.m.
Records: UT 2-2; Cal-State Fullerton 1-3; Saint Mary’s 5-0
Series: First meeting with CSUF; Saint Mary’s leads UT 1-0
Notes: UT is 49-44 all-time in tournament action, including a 15-2 mark under coach Tricia Cullop. ... The Rockets, who claimed a 96-81 road win last Wednesday at UMKC, will look to win back-to-back games for the first time. Cullop secured her 250th career victory at UMKC. ... UT is ranked No. 14 in the collegeinsider.com Mid-Major Top 25. ... CSUF, which returns five starters from team that went 11-22 a year ago, is led by 5-foot-3 guard Chante Miles with 17.3 points, 4.0 assists, and 2.5 rebounds. ... The Titans are led by first-year coach Daron Park, who previously was an assistant at Southern California. ... Saint Mary’s has a high-powered offense with three players averaging double figures scoring led by Jackie Nared (23.7). Danielle Mauldin averaged a double-double with 19.2 points and 13.6 rebounds. ... The Gaels last year went 23-11 and won three games in the WNIT.
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