CU women’s basketball preview: Washington
MATCHUP: Colorado Buffaloes (14-8, 3-8 Pac-12) at Washington Huskies (10-12, 2-9 Pac-12)
GAME TIME: Sunday, 1 p.m., MT, at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle
BROADCAST: TV – Pac-12 Networks. Radio – 630 AM
COACHES: Colorado – JR Payne, 4th season (58-58; 159-171 career). Washington – Jody Wynn, 3rd season (28-56; 165-175 career).
LEADERS: Colorado – Scoring: F Mya Hollingshed, Jr., 13.6 ppg; Rebounding: Hollingshed, 6.7 rpg; Assists – G Jaylyn Sherrod, Fr., 5.3 apg. Washington – Scoring: G Amber Melgoza, Sr., 15.5 ppg; Rebounds: F Haley Van Dyke, So., 5.6 rpg; Assists: Melgoza, 3.0 apg.
NOTABLE: CU is riding a three-game losing streak, including a 69-59 defeat at Washington State on Friday. Hollingshed had 18 points and seven rebounds. … CU is 14-2 against unranked opponents this season. … CU currently sits 10th in the Pac-12, while Washington is 11th. … The Buffs are 10-14 all-time against the Huskies, including 3-7 on the road. Washington swept the two games from the Buffs last season. … Senior Quinessa Caylao-Do needs 21 points to reach 700 for her career and two rebounds to reach 300. … Hollingshed needs seven points to reach 800 for her career. … Since a 2-0 start to conference play, Washington has lost nine in a row, including 74-65 at home to Utah on Friday. Melgoza had 15 points in the loss.