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    May 24, 2001

    HOUSTON, Texas - The University of Houston women's basketball team will kick off its 2001-02 season with a pair of exhibition games on November 5 and 12.

    The Lady Cougars will open with an exhibition game against the Houston Jaguars on November 5 at Hofheinz Pavilion. They play one more exhibition game against the Houston Flight on November 12 before tipping off the regular season at home against UT-San Antonio on November 17.

    Houston will travel to three tournaments next season. The tournaments are at the University of Colorado on Nov. 23-24, at Northwestern University on Nov. 30-Dec. 1 and at Mississippi State from Dec. 15-16.

    In addition, the Lady Cougars take on former Southwest Conference rival Texas A&M in College Station in late December, marking the first time these two school have faced each other since the 1995-96 season.

    Houston begins Conference USA action on January 6 against the conference's newest member, the TCU Horned Frogs, at Hofheinz Pavilion. Other home games include fellow C-USA schools Louisville (Jan. 18), Cincinnati (Jan. 20), Tulane (Feb. 8), Southern Miss (Feb. 10), Marquette (Feb. 22) and DePaul (Feb. 24).

    The annual Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament will be hosted by DePaul in Chicago, Illinois, from March 1-4, 2002.

    Houston wrapped up the 2000-01 regular season with a 19-12 overall record, their first winning record in nearly ten years, and earned a bid to the Women's NIT for the first time since 1991. Their dramatic turnaround this past season was cited as one of the nine-best in NCAA Division I women's basketball.

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    Nov. 5MondayHouston JaguarsHouston, Texas7:00pm
    Nov. 12MondayHouston FlightHouston, Texas7:00pm
    Nov. 17SaturdayUTSAHouston, Texas7:00pm
    Nov. 23FridayYale#Boulder, Colo.6:00pm
    Colorado vs Bowling Green#Boulder, Colo.8:00pm
    Nov. 24SaturdayConsolation/Championship Game#Boulder, Colo.6/8:00pm
    Nov. 27TuesdayUTEPHouston, Texas7:00pm
    Nov. 30FridayLaSalle@Evanston, Ill.6:00pm
    Northwestern vs Hofstra@Evanston, Ill.8:00pm
    Dec. 1SaturdayConsolation/Championship Game@Evanston, Ill.6/8:00pm
    Dec. 5WednesdayPrairieview A&MHouston, Texas7:00pm
    Dec. 15SaturdayMontana%Starkville, Miss.6:00pm
    Mississippi State vs Howard%Starkville, Miss.8:00pm
    Dec. 16SundayConsolation/Championship Game%Starkville, Miss.6/8:00pm
    Dec. 20ThursdayMiddle Tennessee State Murfreesboro, Tenn.7:00pm
    Dec. 29SaturdayTexas A&MCollege Station, Texas7:00pm
    Dec. 30SundayOral RobertsHouston, Texas5:00pm
    Jan. 6SundayTCU*Houston, Texas2:00pm
    Jan. 9WednesdayTexas A&M-Corpus ChristiHouston, Texas7:00pm
    Jan. 11FridayOpen
    Jan. 13Sundayat TCU*Fort Worth, Texas2:00pm
    Jan. 18FridayLouisville*Houston, Texas7:00pm
    Jan. 20SundayCincinnati*Houston, Texas2:00pm
    Jan. 25FridayECU*Greenville, N.C.7:00pm
    Jan. 27SundayCharlotte*Charlotte, N.C.2:00pm
    Feb. 1FridayUAB*Birmingham, Ala.7:00pm
    Feb. 3SundaySouth Florida*Tampa, Fla.2:00pm
    Feb. 8FridayTulane*Houston, Texas7:00pm
    Feb. 10SundaySouthern Miss*Houston, Texas2:00pm
    Feb. 15FridaySaint Louis*St. Louis, Mo.7:00pm
    Feb. 17SundayMemphis*Memphis, Tenn.2:00pm
    Feb. 22FridayMarquette*Houston, Texas7:00pm
    Feb. 24SundayDePaul*Houston, Texas2:00pm
    March 1-4C-USA TournamentChicago, Ill.TBA

    # Colorado Tournament (Yale, Colorado, Bowling Green)
    @ Northwestern Tournament (LaSalle, Hofstra, Northwestern)
    % Mississippi State Tournament (Mississippi State, Howard, Montana)
    * Conference USA regular season game
    All home games (bold) played in Hofheinz Pavilion
    Game times respective to site



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