Women's Basketball

TCU to host first round WNIT game on Thursday

Zahna Medley scored 31 points against Brenesha Peters and UT Rio Grande Valley when the teams met earlier this season. They will square off Thursday in an opening round game of the Postseason Women’s NIT.
Zahna Medley scored 31 points against Brenesha Peters and UT Rio Grande Valley when the teams met earlier this season. They will square off Thursday in an opening round game of the Postseason Women’s NIT. Special to the Star-Telegram

The TCU women will host UT Rio Grande Valley in a first round game of the 2016 Postseason Women’s NIT after accepting an invitation late Monday night.

The game will be at 7 p.m. Thursday night at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena.

TCU (16-14 overall, 8-10 Big 12) has already played Rio Grande Valley (19-13, 9-5 WAC) this season, claiming a 71-67 victory on Nov. 28 in Fort Worth behind 31 points from senior guard Zahna Medley.

Medley, TCU’s career leader in points, leads the team in scoring with a 16.2 average.

Rio Grande Valley is led by junior guard Shawnte’ Goff, the WAC player of the Year and a graduate of Copperas Cove High School. She averaged 15.3 points a game.

This is the third straight season that TCU will appear in the WNIT and the 14th postseason showing in the past 16 seasons.

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