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20070515 Arizona Women?s Basketball Beats Broni, 82-46
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Release: 05/15/2007
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Broni</SPAN></B></st1:City><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Italy</st1:country-region> ? </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Arizona</st1:PlaceName> women&rsquo;s basketball team opened its tour of <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Italy</st1:place></st1:country-region> with an 82-46 win over Cantina Sociale Di Broni on Tuesday night.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The Wildcats overcame a 10 point first quarter deficit to run away with a blowout win.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Individually for Arizona, sophomore Amina Njonkou lead the way with 26 points and 10 rebounds, and junior Ashley Whisonant finished with 23 points, five rebounds and three assists.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Sophomore Malia O&rsquo;Neal added eight points, seven rebounds and six assists, and junior Suzy Bofia tallied 11 points and seven rebounds.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Jet lag seemed to plague the Wildcats in the opening minutes of the game, as Broni took advantage of UA&rsquo;s cold shooting to race out to an early double-figures lead.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> trailed 23-13 at the end of the first quarter.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Arizona</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> woke up in the second quarter, out-scoring Broni 22-6 for a 35-29 halftime lead.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The Wildcats continued their dominant play after the half by using a 27-4 scoring advantage in the third quarter for a 62-33 lead heading in the fourth.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Freshman Rhaya Neabors finished with four points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals, and freshman Marie McGee had 10 points, four rebounds and four assists.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Senior Shannon Hobson pulled down four rebounds for the Wildcats.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Arizona</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> played its first game under international rules.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The Wildcats played four 10 minute quarters with a 24 second shot clock, and eight seconds to advance the ball past half court.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The Wildcats will play their second game in <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Italy</st1:place></st1:country-region> on Wednesday, May 16 in Jesolo.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
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