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The Minutewomen continue their season at home with a contest against Bowling Green at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19. With the game part of a basketball doubleheader, the Minutemen will host Ohio University following the completion of the women's game. Tickets for both contests can be purchased through the UMass Ticket Central.
Matt Vautour wrote a season preview for the Daily Hampshire Gazette, noting the wealth of young talent on the squad and an upcoming milestone for senior center Jasmine Watson.
The Daily Collegian's Peter Cappiello previews the year, with a focus on the upperclassmen expected to lead the squad.
Jeff Okerman with the Daily Collegian highlighted how important defense has been to the squad during preseason practice.
Daniel Malone of the Daily Collegian recognized the family atmosphere head coach Sharon Dawley has created in Amherst.
Live statistics and web streaming will be available for today's contest with Kent State, which begins at 2 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased here for the season-opener and every upcoming home game of the year.
"University of Massachusetts women's basketball head coach Sharon Dawley took over last year, promising to build the program for the future. And she's already starting on the 2012-13 season.
Dawley has signed an interesting recruit in 5-11 forward Kiara Bomben from Australia, who is transferring in from Florida Gulf Coast University, a team which boasted a 28-4 record last season."
Read more of Baker's notebook on MassLive.com.