This week: 5:30 p.m. Monday vs. Penn State; 5:30 p.m. Wednesday vs. Ohio State; 2 p.m. Sunday vs. Missouri State. PSU and OSU games played in The Bahamas are part of the Baha Mar Hoops event, broadcast on FloHoops. Game against Missouri State at Gallagher-Iba Arena, broadcast on ESPN+.
Another early season test: After facing a top-20 Colorado team, the Cowgirls will again face hefty competition in the early parts of the season against No. 15 Ohio State and an undefeated Penn State team in The Bahamas. After a week off the court, how does OSU look against top caliber opponents?
Garzon’s milestone: Lior Garzon enters the week needing seven 3-pointers to reach 200 in her career. The senior forward is averaging three a game, meaning the milestone can be reached by the end of the week.
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Gret Asi’s hot start: Anna Gret Asi has logged two games with 20 or more points, highlighted by a 25-point performance against Colorado on the road. Shooting 47% from 3-point range, Gret Asi’s been crucial to OSU’s offense for the early season, how does it continue against OSU and PSU?
Scouting the opponents
Ohio State: After reaching the Elite Eight last season, the Buckeyes enter with three players (Cotie McMahon, Jacy Sheldon and Celeste Taylor) on the Wooden Award Watchlist. Missouri State: The Lady Bears are 1-1 on the season, averaging 59.5 points a game.
— Dean Ruhl, Tulsa World