Tigers to face two Big 10 schools, three 2014 postseason teams and will play two games in Washington, D.C.
Tigers recognized for GPA of 3.0 or higher during 2013-14 season.
Rowser posts third 20-plus point game of her career.
Four Tigers score double-digits, led by 18 from Ariel Hearn.
Tigers to face 10-4 Mustang squad Tuesday night.
As the 2013-14 Memphis athletics season approaches, the women's basketball team is already called in for their team photo day. During the shoot, we talked to Ariel Hearn and Mooriah Rowser about their summer workouts and the upcoming season in the new American Athletic Conference.
Appeared in all 31 games as a freshman with 13 starts ... Averaged 4.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per game ... Her 24 three-point field goals made was second on the team and was one shy of breaking in to the Memphis freshman single season top 10 ... Added 18 steals and three blocks ... Scored double-digit points three times, including a career-best 12 points in the conference opener against Temple ... Was 5-for-8 from the floor in the Tigers' first-ever American Athletic Conference game ... Had a season-best nine rebounds against Jackson State in the fourth game of the season, including seven defensive boards ... Member of the Tiger Academic 30 in the Fall of 2013 for having the highest GPA on the team ... Member of the Tiger 3.0 Club in the fall semester.
Comes to Memphis from Bishop Ward High School in Kansas City, Kansas...Ranked in the Bishop Ward top five in career scoring...Averaged 13.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game while playing for her dad, Carlos Williams...A starter with the varsity team since her eighth grade year...Was a four-time first team all-conference honoree in Kaw Valley...Ranked a three-star recruit by ESPN's Hoopgurlz.com...The No. 39 ranked wing in her class...Played club basketball with the KC Select team with Memphis teammate Brandi Goodman...The duo was coached by Earnest Jones...Sported a 4.53 GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society...Also volunteered at several hospitals in the Kansas City area.
Daughter of Dena and Carlos Williams, Jr....Also considered Davidson, Denver, Oklahoma State, UTEP and Wichita State.