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ENMU women's basketball capsule


January 9, 2009

Freedom New Mexico

ENMU (9-8) at Texas Woman’s (8-4)

When: 1 p.m. (MST) Saturday in a Lone Star Conference crossover game at Denton, Texas.

Radio: none.

On the Net:

Notes: The Pioneers moved from the South Division to the North

this season. … Texas Woman’s swept last year’s series from the Zias,

winning 71-51 in Portales and 65-48 in Denton. Despite that, ENMU leads

the all-time matchup 25-13. … Renee Renz, a 6-foot senior F,

scored an LSC-record 63 points in the Pioneers’ 147-143, four-overtime

loss at Abilene Christian on Monday, the third-most points in a game

all-time for a woman at any level of NCAA play. The teams’ 290 combined

points established an NCAA record and, according to the school’s web

site, stories have been published on the game in the New York Times,

Boston Globe and Dallas Morning News. CNN and ESPN have also run

pieces. … Renz then played all 40 minutes and had 26 points and 12

rebounds to lead the Pioneers to a 93-88 upset of No. 6 West Texas

A&M on Thursday. TWU also got 23 points in 38 minutes from 5-9

freshman G Jessica Hanna and 21 in 37 minutes from 5-5 junior G Keisha Bolds. … Renz, who transferred last year from Division I Ark.-Little Rock, is

averaging 25.4 points and 12.8 rebounds, while Hanna is scoring 10.8

ppg. … Renz started 58 of 59 games in her time at UALR. … After today,

the Zias’ remaining 12 games are in the South. They open at Abilene

Christian on Tuesday.

— Compiled by Dave Wagner


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