UMaine must keep UNLV out of middle, execute on offense, says Barron

By Larry Mahoney, BDN Staff
Posted Nov. 16, 2012, at 5:58 p.m.

Women’s basketball

MAINE vs. NEVADA-LAS VEGAS

Time, site: Saturday, 3 p.m., Williams Arena, Minneapolis

Records: Maine 0-3, UNLV 1-1

Series, last meeting: first meeting

Key players: Maine — 5-9 G Ashleigh Roberts (13.7 points per game, 3.7 rebounds per game, 2 assists per game), 5-8 F Mikaela Gustafsson (8.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg), 5-7 G Brittany Wells (7.3 ppg, 2 rpg), 6-3 C Anna Heise (7 ppg, 4.7 rpg), 5-10 F Liz Wood (7 ppg, 5.7 rpg), 5-6 G Courtney Anderson (6.7 ppg, 4 rpg, 2 steals per game); UNLV — 6-0 G Kelli Thompson (21.5 ppg, 8 rpg, 4 apg, 2 spg), 6-1 F Alana Cesarz (13.5 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 2 apg), 6-2 C/F Amie Callaway (11 ppg, 6 rpg, 3 bpg), 5-6 G Rmanii Haynes (8.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 10 apg, 2 spg), 5-8 G Danielle Miller (6 ppg, 3.5 rpg), 6-2 F Rejane Verin (4.5 ppg, 6.5 rpg)

Maine coach Richard Barron’s keys to the game: “We’ve got to contain their dribble-penetration, we’ve got to win the second-chance points battle and we’ve got to be aggressive and consistent in our offensive execution.”

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