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Former Razorback in WNBA playoffs

Former Razorback in WNBA playoffs

FAYETTEVILLE — Former University of Arkansas women’s basketball star Shameka Christon has guided her WNBA team, the San Antonio Silver Stars, into the playoffs.

Christon is a seven-year veteran of the WNBA and is averagin g7.9 ppg this season.

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This Week’s Games

Silver Stars @ LA Sparks September 27 – 9PM – Galen Center Game 1 – Western Conference Semifinals

San Antonio visits Los Angeles for Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at the USC Galen center. The game will be televised live on ESPN2.

Silver Stars vs. LA Sparks September 29 – 7PM – Freeman Coliseum Game 2 – Western Conference Semifinals

Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals will take place in San Antonio on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Freeman Coliseum. The game will be televised live on NBA TV.

Silver Stars @ LA Sparks October 1 – 9:30PM – STAPLES Center Game 31 – Western Conference Semifinals (if necessary)

If necessary, Game 3 in hte best-of-three series will return to Los Angeles and the STAPLES Center. The game will be televised live on NBA TV.

Silver Stars Notes

Western Conference Semifinals: The Silver Stars make their sixth-consecutive WNBA Playoff appearance in 2012 … The No. 3 seed Silver Stars will face the No. 2 seed Los Angeles Sparks in a best-of-three series. Game 1 will be played at Los Angeles in the USC Galen Center, Game 2 will be played in San Antonio at the Freeman Coliseum and the if necessary Game 3 will return to the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles … San Antonio is 2-3 all-time against Los Angeles in postseason play … The Silver Stars most recently rallied from a one-game deficit to defeat the Sparks and win the Western Conference title in 2008.

Freeman Coliseum: The San Antonio Silver Stars announced on Sunday a change in venue — from the AT&T Center to the Freeman Coliseum — for Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals. Due to the sold-out Red Hot Chili Peppers concert previously scheduled at the AT&T Center on Saturday evening … All previously distributed tickets and parking will be honored … Tickets start at $8 with lower level seats available for $20. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling (210) 444-5090. Kids 12-years old and under will receive free admission with the purchase of any adult ticket at the AT&T Center Southwest Box Office. Fans will also enjoy $1 soft drinks and $1 hot dogs.

Young Signs Contract Extension: Head coach and general manager Dan Hughes announced today that forward Sophia Young has signed a multi-year contract extension … Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed … During her seven seasons, Young has made her mark on the Silver Stars career record books, owning the franchise records in games played (255), started (255), minutes played (8,245), field goals made (1,546), free throws made (919), total rebounds (1626), steals (428) and points (3,630).

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