ENMU women’s basketball capsule

Freedom New Mexico

ENMU (9-8) at Texas Woman’s (8-4)
1 p.m. (MST) Saturday in a Lone Star Conference crossover game at Denton, Texas.
Radio: none.
On the Net: www.enmusports.com
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