The McNeese Cowgirls basketball team just kicked off their 2013-2014 campaign and will be in Lake Charles tonight to take on Rice.

Also tonight, McNeese will retire two of the most decorated Women's basketball players jerseys in the schools history.

The Cowgirls (1-1) will look to bounce back from its 74-49 loss at Tulane Monday night when it goes up against an undefeated (2-0) Rice team.  The Cowgirls opened the season with a 88-69 home win over Wiley College.

McNeese will unveil its 2013 women's basketball WBI banner and will retire the jersey's of former Cowgirls Ashlyn and Caitlyn Baggett prior to its 7 p.m. game against Rice Thursday night.