Maverick Maniac's Musings

February 9, 2013

2012-13 Omaha Women’s Basketball – Game #23 – Postgame Notes, Facts, and Stats – Western Illinois

Here are some facts for you!

Scoring

  • Jamie Nash has scored in all 103 games of her career.
  • Carolyn Blair-Mobley has scored in all 23 of her career games for Omaha.
  • Paige Frauendorfer has scored in 34 straight games.
  • Paige Frauendorfer’s 23 points vs. Western Illinois were tied for the 4th most points by a Maverick. Frauendorfer has scored 23+ points a team high three times this year, all in Summit League games, while her teammates have just two, both against an NAIA school.
  • Ericka House has now reached double figures in 11 games this season. Omaha is 11-0 in those games.
  • Paige Frauendorfer’s 23 points against Western Illinois was the 6th time in her career she’s scored twenty or more. She and Jamie Nash have now each hit 20 points six times in their career, Omaha is 5-1 in those six games for both players.
  • The Western Illinois game was the 10th time this year Omaha has won while Paige Frauendorfer led the team is scoring. Omaha is 10-3 in those 13 games this year.
  • Paige Frauendorfer now has 1,084 points to Jamie Nash’s 1,072 points. From all the research I’ve done I believe this is the first time in their careers that Frauendorfer has had more career points.

Rebounding

  • Jamie Nash had grabbed a rebound in all 100 games of her career before being held without a rebound against the Mastodons.
  • Carolyn Blair-Mobley has grabbed a rebound in all 23 of her career games for Omaha. Carolyn has at least three rebounds in 14 straight games.
  • Paige Frauendorfer has grabbed a rebound in 90 straight games.
  • Coming into the Fort Wayne game last week Taijhe Kelly had none of the top 12 rebounding games for Omaha this season. Now she has three of the top ten in the last three games. Her 13 rebounds vs. Western Illinois were tied for the 3rd most this season by a Maverick.
  • Omaha’s 81.8% defensive rebounding percentage against Western Illinois was their best performance of the season.
  • Omaha grabbed 43 rebounds vs. Western Illinois, their 8th highest mark of the season and 2nd highest in a Summit League game (44 against Oakland on January 3rd).
  • Thursday’s game was the 5th time in Taijhe Kelly’s career she reached double digits in rebounds. Omaha is 3-2 in those games.
  • Against Western Illinois, Omaha won their 5th game out of 8 career games where Taijhe Kelly has led the team in rebounding.
  • Paige Frauendorfer moved into 8th place on the all-time career rebounding chart Thursday. Paige now has 655 career rebounds and passed Tanya Hammes who had 653 from 1999-2003.

Assists

  • Jamie Nash has picked up an assist in 79 straight games.
  • Jamie Nash had eight assists vs. Western Illinois, her highest total in a Summit League game since she had 11 vs. North Dakota State on January 24th.
  • Omaha assisted on 15 of their 23 FGs, a 65.2% rate. This was the 4th best percentage of the season and best against a D1 team since they assisted on 71.9% against Louisiana on November 16th.
  • Omaha’s 15 assists vs. Western Illinois was their 7th most of the season and most in a Summit League game this season. Omaha last had that many assists vs. a D1 team when they had 18 at Arkansas-Pine Bluff on January 17th.
  • Jamie Nash had led Omaha in assists 20 times this season. Omaha is 14-6 in those games.
  • Jamie Nash’s eight assists vs. Western Illinois moved her into a tie for 2nd most all-time in a single season at UNO with 159. Jennifer Mitchell also has 159 in 2001-02. Next up for Nash is her own school record of 166 in a season which she set last year.

Steals

  • Jamie Nash has had at least one steal in 85 straight games.
  • Carolyn Blair-Mobley’s four steals vs. Western Illinois was her highest total of the season and tied for the 6th highest by a Maverick this year.
  • Carolyn Blair-Mobley led Omaha in steals for the 2nd time this year with four against Western Illinois. Omaha is 2-0 in those games.

Blocks

  • Taijhe Kelly’s seven blocks against Western Illinois tied the UNO record and were the most by a Maverick women’s player in the Sapp Fieldhouse.
  • Taijhe Kelly’s 12 combined blocks between the last two games were the most combined ever by a Maverick player in back-to-back games.
  • Taijhe Kelly now has three of the top 11 block performances in Omaha history. Only Mary Henke has as many.
  • Omaha had eight blocks against Western Illinois as a team. This was the most blocks this year and most since the team had nine at Southwest Baptist on 2/2/10.
  • The eight blocks were tied for the 4th most in school history.
  • The eight blocks were also the first time Omaha has had at least five since the Texas-Arlington game on November 30th.
  • Thursday was the 15th time in her career that Taijhe Kelly has had three or more blocks. Omaha is 9-6 in those games.
  • Taijhe Kelly entered Thursday’s game in 9th place in single season block totals with 42. She was tied for that spot with Carol Wink who had 42 in 1987-88. During Thursday’s game she passed her own mark of 43 last year and Ashley Nelson’s 44 in 2009-10. Kelly’s 49 blocks this year are now the 6th most all-time for a single season. Next up is Tanya Hammes who had 51 in 2002-03 and the only other four seasons with more belong to M. Henke Anderson who had 63+ in four straight years from 1979-83.
  • Taijhe Kelly’s current average of 2.13 blocks per game would be the 4th highest average for a season in school history. M. Henke Anderson has the top three but Kelly is currently ahead of the 2.08 Anderson averaged over 36 games in 1979-80.

Shooting

  • Paige Frauendorfer’s 10 FTs were tied for the most by a Maverick this season with Carolyn Blair-Mobley who had 10 vs. South Dakota State.
  • Paige Frauendorfer’s 10-11 FT shooting performance was the best by a Maverick who missed at least one FT this season.
  • Omaha has hit exactly five 3FG in three straight games.
  • Omaha went 5-11 (45.5%) from three against Western Illinois. This was the 3rd best percentage of the season. Omaha’s best performance was just last week when they went 5-9 (55.6%) at Fort Wayne.
  • Omaha had 12 FTs against Western Illinois, tied for the 8th most of the season. Omaha’s 80% FT shooting was also tied for 8th best of the season.
  • Paige Frauendorfer is now up to 75.9% for her career FT%. That mark is good for 9th all-time among Mavericks who have hit at least 100 FTs.
  • Taijhe Kelly’s five FGs gave her 53 on the season and qualified her for the single season FG% record. Her 53.5% shooting on the year is the 4th best for a season since 2000-01.
  • Ericka House’s two 3FGs moved her from a tie for 10th in single season 3FG with Jill Dau (1987-88) past Jennifer Mitchell (1999-2000) and into a tie for 8th with Lindsey Peterson who had 49 in 2004-05. Jennifer Mitchell’s 51 in 2000-01 is up next in 7th place.

Miscellaneous

  • Omaha’s 0.93 points per possession on offense and 0.79 points per possession allowed on defense were both the 9th best rates for Omaha this season.
  • Omaha only turned it over on 17.6% of their possessions against Western Illinois. This was their 3rd best rate of the season and best against a D1 team since a rate of 17.2% vs. St. Louis on November 21st.
  • Omaha is 7-0 this year when Paige Frauendorfer has a double-double.
  • Paige Frauendorfer moved pass Kriss Edwards into 4th place all-time with 3,184 career minutes. Edwards had 3,180 in her career from 1977-1981.
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