West Texas A&M head women's basketball coachhas announced that the Lady Buffs will make a return trip to Tucson, Arizona to take on the Arizona Wildcats in exhibition action at the historic McKale Center on Wednesday, October 25"We are very grateful to Coach Barnes and her staff for having us back again this year.
The University of Arizon is one of the Top 25 programs in the country and consistently put out a tremendous team every year" said Prock "This is a tough test for us every year and will get us ready for the very challenging schedule we have this upcoming season. The ability to go into this environment allows us the opportunity to prepare our team for the tough road games we will have."Prock enters his third season at the helm of the Lady Buff Basketball program.
The Lady Buffs made the program's 28th appearance in the NCAA Division II Postseason during the 2022-23 campaign as they went 21-11 overall including a 14-8 mark in Lone Star Conference action.Since returning to her alma mater as head coach in April of 2016, Adia Barnes has built Arizona Women's Basketball into a fixture on the national stage of college basketball while developing her own legacy as one of the top coaches in the sport.
The program has ascended to dizzying heights in record-breaking fashion in all aspects that include reaching the national championship game, signing elite recruiting classes, cementing its deep connections with the Tucson community.In 2022-23, Barnes led the program to its tenth NCAA Tournament berth and its fifth 20-win season in as many years.
Her squad recorded five top-25 wins and was ranked in the AP Top 25 for the entirety of its season. For the second year in a row Arizona led the Pac-12 in attendance, averaging 7,679 fans. That number checked into the national rankings at ninth.