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Release: 06/22/2004
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    WHAT'S HAPPENING: The University of Arizona women's basketball team (10-2 overall) hits the road again this weekend to tip-off Pac-10 play in the Bay Area. The Wildcats play at California on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 7:30 p.m. PST in Haas Pavilion, then they travel across the Bay to face 21st-ranked Stanford on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 7:30 p.m. PST in Maples Pavilion. The Stanford contest will be broadcast locally in the Bay Area on Bay TV.

    POSSIBLE STARTING LINEUP:

    35  Krista Warren      F/G     6-2     So.	10.0 ppg  5.4 rpg  1.9 apg
    45  Elizabeth Pickney  F       6-4     Jr.	15.9 ppg  6.4 rpg  1.1 bpg
    50  LaKeisha Taylor    C       6-4     Jr.	8.5 ppg   5.7 rpg
    10  Reshea Bristol     G       5-10    Sr.	13.3 ppg  5.7 rpg  6.7 apg
    13  Aimee Grzyb        G       5-7     Fr.	8.9 ppg   2.0 rpg  2.3 apg
    

    OFF THE BENCH: (in numerical order)

    4   Candice Allen      G       5-10    Fr.	5.7 ppg   1.9 rpg  1.1 apg
    14  Jen Chesney        G       6-0     Fr.	1.3 ppg   1.3 rpg
    22  Veranda James      F       6-3     Fr.	16.3 ppg  9.3 rpg  1.3 apg
    33  Tysell Bozeman *   G       5-8     Jr.	10.3 ppg  5.1 rpg  3.4 apg
    51  Michelle Mitchell  C       6-4     Jr.	1.4 ppg   1.6 rpg
    * currently serving a team suspension
    

    ABOUT ARIZONA: On a modest three-game win streak, the Wildcats improved to 10-2 on the year with an 81-73 victory over Kansas during their final regular season non-conference game on Dec. 29. The Cats have won nine of their last 10 games.

    The Wildcats are not currently ranked, but they are receiving multiple votes in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches polls. In the Jan. 1 A.P. poll, the Cats earned 40 votes, their highest vote total of the season so far. They also picked up 31 votes in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll.

    Freshman forward Veranda James still holds the team's top averages in both scoring (16.3 ppg) and rebounding (9.3). Junior forward Elizabeth Pickney is second in both, averaging 15.9 ppg and 6.4 rpg. Senior guard Reshea Bristol follows at 13.3 ppg and has a team-best 6.7 assists per game average.

    Junior guard Tysell Bozeman is registering 10.3 ppg, followed by sophomore wing Krista Warren with 10.0 ppg. Freshman guard Aimee Grzyb (8.9 ppg) and junior center LaKeisha Taylor (8.5 ppg) are both posting more than eight points a game.

    As a team, Arizona is leading the Pac-10 in scoring (83.2 ppg) and scoring margin (+18.0 ppg) and is second in field goal percentage (.453), rebounding (43.4 rpg), rebounding margin (+6.2 rpg), assists (17.00 apg) and turnover margin (+4.67 topg). Reshea Bristol is leading the Pac-10 in assists (6.67 apg) and is second in steals (2.92 spg), while LaKeisha Taylor and Aimee Grzyb are second in field goal percentage and three-point field goals made, respectively. Arizona has four players among the top 20 rebounders in the conference right now.

    CATS WITHOUT TWO PLAYERS THIS WEEKEND: The Wildcats will be missing the services of two players for at least one of this weekend's contests. Junior guard Tysell Bozeman has been suspended for violation of team policies and will not be making the trip to the Bay Area this weekend.

    Freshman forward Veranda James will not play at California on Thursday so that she can remain in Tucson and attend winter session classes for the remainder of the week. She will meet the team in Palo Alto on Friday and will play in Saturday's contest at Stanford. James missed the Cats' trip to Puerto Rico two weeks ago so that she could attend winter session classes at that time as well.

    BRISTOL NAMED PAC-10 PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Wildcat senior guard Reshea Bristol was named the Pac-10 Player of the Week for Dec. 18-31.

    She helped lead Arizona to a 3-1 mark over the past two weeks, including all-tournament acclaim as the Cats earned runner-up honors at the San Juan Shootout. In wins over Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Nebraska and Kansas and a narrow loss to then-No. 9 Auburn, she averaged 16.0 points, 5.5 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game in 123 total minutes of play.

    Bristol notched a season-high 20 points to go with six assists, five rebounds and four steals in the 69-66 loss to Auburn. She recorded 14 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals in just 19 minutes against host Puerto Rico-Mayaguez. In the win over Nebraska, she made 10-of-14 free throws en route to a team-high 19 points and six rebounds.

    Bristol posted her second double-double of the season in the victory over Kansas, registering 11 points, 10 assists and four rebounds. She scored seven of her 11 points late in the second half, leading the Wildcats' come-from-behind win.

    The Player of the Week honor is the second of Bristol's career and the 21st all-time selection for Arizona.

    ARIZONA'S LAST TIME OUT: With huge contributions from its post players, Arizona withstood a second-half rally by Kansas, edging the Jayhawks, 81-73, at home on Dec. 29 to wrap up regular-season non-conference play.

    Elizabeth Pickney led the way for the Wildcats, scoring a game-high 24 points on 9-of-11 shooting, to go with eight rebounds. She was also 6-of-7 from the free throw line, with all six of her made shots coming with under seven minutes to play.

    Kansas led 34-33 at the half, but Arizona took a lead quickly in the second on baskets by Pickney and Veranda James. The Jayhawks then went on a 9-2 run to take a 45-39 lead with 17:02 on the clock.

    The Wildcats slowly chipped away at Kansas, as the lead changed eight times in the next 10 minutes. Arizona took the lead for good with 6:01 remaining on a free throw by Reshea Bristol.

    James returned to action for the first time since Dec. 17, scoring 17 points on 7-of-11 from the floor and grabbing seven rebounds. Bristol notched her second double-double of the season, scoring 11 points to go with 10 assists. Aimee Gryzb added 13 points, including two free throws with 12 seconds left to ice the game.

    ABOUT CALIFORNIA: The Golden Bears, who have lost three of their last five games, improved to 4-6 on the year by edging San Jose State (66-64) on the road Dec. 28.

    Senior guard Courtney Johnson leads Cal in scoring, with 13.6 points per game. Fellow senior Lauren Ashbaugh is second in both scoring (11.1 ppg) and rebounding (7.0 rpg), while senior guard Kenya Corley is posting 10.4 points per game. Junior forward Ami Forney leads both Cal and the Pac-10 in rebounding, at 8.1 per game.

    First-year head coach Caren Horstmeyer (Santa Clara, 1984) has a 4-6 record at Cal and is 225-130 in 13 years as a head coach.

    THE SERIES vs. CALIFORNIA: The series with California is the only Pac-10 series in which Arizona currently has the lead. The Wildcats hold the 19-13 edge in the series with Cal, including a streak of 10 straight victories over the Golden Bears. Arizona is 8-8 all-time in Berkeley.

    LAST MEETING WITH CALIFORNIA: Arizona ended regular season play last year with a 64-58 win at California on Mar. 11, 2000.

    In that game, the Cats leapt out to a quick 7-2 lead over Cal, then the Golden Bears put on a 13-3 run take a five-point (15-10) lead at the 10-minute mark. The UA tied the game up at 15-all just two minutes later, only to see Cal push back out to a seven-point (26-19) lead at 2:23. Arizona scrapped back to within two points, 26-24, at halftime.

    Cal jumped on the Cats quickly in the second, opening the period with a 9-2 spurt that gave it a nine-point (35-26) lead just three minutes into the half. Arizona fought back to take a three-point lead (42-39) at 10:23, then California answered with a 12-4 run that gave it a five-point (51-46) advantage.

    The Golden Bears were able to hold the Cats off until the last two-and-a-half minutes of the game. Then Arizona closed the contest with a 13-2 run to earn the victory.

    ABOUT STANFORD: Ranked 21st in this week's Associated Press poll and 22nd in the Coaches poll, the Cardinal are 6-4 overall. Stanford brought a three-game losing skid to an end with a 72-58 win over Utah at home on Dec. 30. Holding a perfect 6-0 mark in Maples this year, the Cardinal will play host to Arizona State on Thursday before facing the Wildcats on Saturday.

    Three Cardinal players are averaging in double digits in scoring, led by freshman forward Nicole Powell with 12.1 ppg. She is also the team's top rebounder, at 7.0 per game. Junior forward Bethany Donaphin is recording 11.9 ppg and is second on the squad in rebounding (4.8 rpg). Freshman guard Susan King is third in scoring, with 11.3 ppg, although she is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL suffered on Dec. 27.

    Stanford is second in the Pac-10 in scoring (76.5 ppg), behind Arizona, and leads the league in free throw percentage (.706), three-point percentage (.363), blocked shots (5.7 bpg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (0.99).

    Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer (Indiana, 1975) has a 351-95 record in 15 years at the helm of the Cardinal program. She is 503-146 in 22 years as a head coach.

    THE SERIES vs. STANFORD: The Cardinal have a comfortable 30-9 lead in the series with Arizona, although the Cats have won two of the last three meetings with Stanford. Last year, the teams split, each winning on the other's home court. Arizona is 2-17 all-time when playing at Stanford.

    LAST MEETING WITH STANFORD: Arizona ended a 13-game losing streak in Maples Pavilion when it downed Stanford, 79-72, on Mar. 9, 2000.

    The contest was close through the early going, then the Cardinal scored seven straight points to take a nine-point (27-18) edge at the 4:32 mark. The Cats ended the half with their own 7-2 spurt, cutting the lead to four (29-25) at the break.

    Stanford managed to extend the lead to seven points early in the second, then Arizona made a 22-7 push to gain an eight-point (49-41) lead at 10:47.

    The Cardinal came no closer than four points for the remainder of the game as the Wildcats gained their first victory in Maples since 1986.

    THE CATS AND PAC-10 OPENERS: Under Joan Bonvicini, Arizona has a 6-3 mark in Pac-10 openers and has won its first conference contest in six of the last seven years.

    LOOKING AHEAD: The Wildcats return home next weekend to take on Washington State on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. Arizona will face Washington on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. After the games with the Washington schools, the Cats tip off a three-game road swing with a pair of contests in Los Angeles.

    STEPPING UP: Junior center LaKeisha Taylor seems to have come into her own over the last few Wildcat contests. During her first six games, Taylor registered only 6.0 points and 3.8 rebounds per game while shooting 58.3 percent (14-24) from the floor. However, over the last five games, Taylor has averaged to 11.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game while hitting 60.0 percent (24-40) from the field.

    HEAD COACH JOAN BONVICINI: In her 10th year at the helm of the Arizona women's basketball program, head coach Joan Bonvicini has collected an unparalleled list of accomplishments, both for the university and for her career.

    Bonvicini has posted a 169-107 (.612) mark in 10 seasons at Arizona and has more wins at the UA than all six of the previous Wildcat coaches combined. In 22 years as a collegiate head coach, Bonvicini has a 494-178 (.735) career record. She also has a 23-14 mark in NCAA tournament play and has never lost a first-round game in 14 appearances.

    Prior to taking over at the UA, Bonvicini led Long Beach State to 10 consecutive NCAA appearances, including two trips to the Final Four. She registered a 325-71 mark in 12 seasons with the 49ers.

    COUNTDOWN TO 500: Joan Bonvicini is only six wins away from reaching the 500-victory mark for her career.

    THE REST OF THE STAFF: Awarded the title of associate head coach two years ago, Denise Dove Ianello (Northern Illinois, 1991) is in her ninth year at the UA, functioning as both the team's recruiting coordinator and a perimeter coach. Third-year assistant coach Karen Caires (Cal State Northridge, 1990) works with the perimeter players, assists with scouting and recruiting and directs the Joan Bonvicini Hoop Camp. In his second year at the UA, assistant coach Curtis Loyd (Southern Utah, 1994) is involved with scouting and with coaching the post players.

    DID YOU KNOW: Since Joan Bonvicini took over the Arizona program in 1991, the Wildcats have gone 85-77 against Pac-10 teams, although they have a 51-21 league mark over the last four seasons combined.

    A TALE OF TWO HALVES: Arizona seems to be a "second-half team" this season. The Cats are averaging 37.8 ppg during the first halves of this season's contests, out-scoring opponents by an average of only 5.7 ppg in that period. During the second halves of this season's games, though, the Wildcats are averaging 45.4 ppg and are out-scoring opponents by an average of 11.7 ppg for that period.

    BY THE NUMBERS: Seven of Arizona's wins this year have been by a total of 10 points or more... Four of those wins have been by spreads of 30 points or more... The Cats have hit four or more 3-pointers in 10 games... Arizona has had 15 or more assists in eight games... The Cats have had 10 or more steals in six games... Arizona has forced its opponent into 20 or more turnovers in eight contests... The UA has scored 80 points or better in seven games.

    TOUGH EARLY GAMES: It may be only midway through the season, but the Wildcats have already played seven teams which competed in last year's NCAA tournament. Still ahead on the Pac-10 slate are three more NCAA tourney teams -- Stanford, Oregon and UCLA.

    Both of Arizona's losses this year have come at the hands of top-10 teams. The Cats lost to No. 5 Notre Dame (95-65) on Nov. 20, then fell to No. 9 Auburn (69-66) on Dec. 19.

    CRASHING THE BOARDS: The Wildcats are out-rebounding their opponents by an average of 6.2 boards per game this year. The best rebounding margin of the season so far was against UPR-Mayaguez on Dec. 20, when the Cats out-rebounded the Bulldogs by 24.

    Individually, freshman Veranda James grabbed a team season-high 16 boards against Rice on Nov. 28. That's the highest individual single-game rebound total for any player since then-freshman Adia Barnes pulled down 18 against Arizona State on Jan. 7, 1995.

    GETTING TO THE LINE: Arizona is averaging 20.1 points per game from the free throw line so far this season. The Cats have made it to the free throw line 350 times over 12 games, for an average of 29.2 attempts per contest. The Wildcats have connected on 241 of those attempts (68.9 percent).

    THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME: The Wildcats have won 12 of their last 13 home games and are 30-6 on their home court over the last three seasons combined. During Joan Bonvicini's 10 seasons at Arizona, the Wildcats have posted a 99-41 mark in McKale Center. Arizona has a record of 165-149 on its home court since the 1976-77 season.

    STRONG SCHEDULE: Several of Arizona's 2001 opponents were listed in this week's national rankings.

    In this week's Associated Press Top 25, Notre Dame is No. 3, Auburn is No. 20, Stanford is No. 21 and Oregon is No. 24.

    In the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll, Notre Dame is No. 3, Auburn is No. 19, Stanford is No. 22 and Oregon is No. 21. Kansas and USC were among the teams receiving votes for ranking.

    CHECKING THE RECORD BOOK: Senior guard Reshea Bristol is fourth on the Arizona career list in free throws made (270), fourth in steals (199), fourth in free throws attempted (382), fifth in three-pointers attempted (198), sixth in three-pointers made (62) and ninth in assists (309). She is in the No. 16 spot on the UA's all-time scoring list, with 922 career points, and needs three points to move into the No. 15 spot.

    Junior forward Elizabeth Pickney is fourth on the career list in blocked shots (79), fifth in free throws made (251), sixth in scoring average (11.5 ppg) and seventh in free throws attempted (333). She recently joined the UA all-time top-20 scoring list, currently holding down the No. 20 spot with 836 career points. She needs 33 points to move to No. 19.

    WE CAN HANDLE THE CLOSE ONES...: Under head coach Joan Bonvicini, the Cats have gone 26-20 in games settled by five points or less, including a 9-4 mark in games settled by one or two points.

    ...BUT WE REALLY PREFER THE BLOWOUTS: Over the last 10 seasons, Bonvicini's Arizona teams have won 54 games by spreads of 20 points or more.

    80 IS THE MAGIC NUMBER: It seems that the 80-point mark almost always means adding another to the "win" column for the Wildcats. In the 29-year history of UA women's basketball, the Cats have posted a 128-16 record when scoring 80 points or more in a game. Under Bonvicini, the Wildcats have gone 88-9 when topping that 80-point plateau.

    KEYS TO THE WIN: This season, Arizona is... 7-2 when out-rebounding its opponent... 9-0 when shooting better than its opponent from the floor... 9-1 when shooting 40% or better from the field... 9-1 when four or more players reach double digits in scoring... 7-0 when leading at halftime... 7-1 when forcing more turnover than it commits... 10-0 when scoring 70 points or more... 8-1 when opponents score 71 points or less.

    ON LOCATION: Arizona has a 7-0 mark at home this year, is 2-1 on the road and is 1-1 in neutral games. The Wildcats were 12-3 at home last season, 9-4 in road games and 4-0 in neutral contests.

    CAT SCRATCHES: The Arizona women's basketball program has a 328-397 (.452) all-time record, however it is 132-61 (.684) from 1994 to present... Joan Bonvicini has a 175-91 career record against Pac-10 teams.

    WILDCATS ON TELEVISION: The Cats are currently scheduled to make television appearances for at least four more games...

    Sat., Jan. 6    at Stanford     	Bay TV  7:30 p.m. PST
    Sat., Feb. 10   at Washington St.       Fox Sports Net  1 p.m. PST
    Sun., Feb. 18   USC     		Fox Sports Net  2 p.m.
    Thurs., Mar. 1  at Oregon State 	Fox Sports Northwest (taped delay)
    

    The Mar. 3 (at Oregon) and Mar. 10 (California) contests have been selected by Fox Sports Net as potential TV games. The television status of each contest will be determined approximately 12 days before the specified dates.

    NON-CONFERENCE SUCCESS: The Wildcats wrapped up regular season non-conference play this year with an outstanding 10-2 mark. Their only two losses were to No. 5 Notre Dame and No. 9 Auburn. During its 10 non-conference wins, Arizona averaged an astounding 86.8 points per game and out-scored opponents by an average of 24.9 points per game. Arizona has recorded a 60-14 mark against non-conference opponents over the last six years combined.

    WHAT A GAME!: During the Dec. 20 contest against UPR-Mayaguez at the San Juan Shootout, Arizona set a new school record for margin of victory by defeating the Bulldogs, 105-41, a margin of 63 points. That surpassed the previous record if 56 points (99-43) set only 12 days earlier against Bowling Green on Dec. 8.

    Arizona's 105 points in that contest is its highest offensive output since scoring 105 points against Sacramento State at home on Dec. 17, 1994. The 41 points scored by the Bulldogs is the best defensive effort since the Cats allowed Cal Poly-SLO to score only 39 on Jan. 9, 1996, in Tucson. The Cats also out-rebounded the Bulldogs by 24 (46-22), the best rebounding margin since the UA out-rebounded Sacramento State by 31 (59-28) during that Dec. 17, 1994 game.

    OFFENSIVE EXPLOSION: For the first time in the program's history, the Wildcats had four consecutive games of 90 points or more. Arizona defeated UNLV (91-74) on Dec. 6, Bowling Green (99-43) on Dec. 8, Fresno State (92-55) on Dec. 10 and Louisville (90-60) on Dec. 17 to put together the first-ever string of four straight games with offensive outputs of 90+ points.

    PICKNEY NAMED PAC-10 PLAYER OF THE WEEK (Dec. 11): Junior forward Elizabeth Pickney was named Pac-10 Player of the Week for Dec. 4-11. She averaged 20.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game while leading the Wildcats to a 3-0 record for the week. In the three home victories, she shot a combined .489 from the floor (23-for-47), .824 from the line (14-for-17) and hit her first career three-pointer. This is Pickney's second career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and Arizona's 20th Player of the Week honor all-time.

    DISHING IT OUT: Against UNLV on Dec. 6, senior guard Reshea Bristol racked up a career-high 14 assists. That was the highest single-game assists total for any individual since former Wildcat Brenda Pantoja -- who was on UNLV's bench for that Dec. 6 game as an assistant coach -- collected 14 against Washington State at home on Feb. 29, 1996.

    GOOD BEGINNINGS: With Joan Bonvicini at the program's helm, the Wildcats have won six straight season openers and eight in the 10 years she has been at the UA.

    BRASE TO REDSHIRT: Wildcat junior guard Julie Brase will redshirt for the 2000-2001 season after having wrist surgery before the start of the season. Brase played in all 32 games last year, starting 19, and averaged 6.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.

    WHAT THE COACHES THINK: Here is the predicted order of finish for the Pac-10 this season, according to the league's coaches... 1. Stanford, 2. Oregon, 3. USC, 4. ARIZONA, 5. Arizona State, t6. UCLA, t6. Washington, 8. Oregon State, 9. California, 10. Washington State.

    The Pac-10 women's basketball media members picked Arizona to finish fourth, as well.

    BUT WE CAN DO BETTER: In each of the previous three years, Arizona has equalled or bettered the Pac-10 coaches' pick for its finish... 2000 - picked fourth, finished tied for second; 1999 - picked fifth, finished fourth; 1998 - picked second, finished tied for second.

    CATS INK EARLY SIGNEES: The Arizona women's basketball program signed four players on the first day of the early signing period last week. Forwards Danielle Adefeso (Santa Monica, CA/St. Monica HS) and Shawntinice Polk (Hanford, CA/Hanford HS) and guards Robin Roberson (Berkeley, CA/Berkeley HS) and Dee Dee Wheeler (Chicago, IL/Dunbar HS) will all join the Wildcats for the 2001-02 season.

    PAC-10 APPROVES CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS: The Pacific-10 Conference Chief Executive Officers have approved the establishment of men's and women's post-season basketball tournaments.

    The men's tournament will be an eight-team event to be staged at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The women's tournament will be a 10-team event hosted on campus by one of the Pac-10 members. Both tournaments will begin in March 2002. In each case, the winner of the Tournament will earn the Conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.

    The Conference previously conducted a men's tournament following the 1987 through 1990 seasons. It has never sponsored a similar event for women.

    OREGON TO HOST FIRST TOURNAMENT: Oregon has been selected as the first school to host the Pac-10 women's basketball tournament. The historical event will take place in March 2002 on the UO campus.

    1999-2000 IN REVIEW: After returning 10 letterwinners and all five starters from the previous year's squad, the 1999-2000 Wildcats utilized their depth and experience to roll to a 25-7 overall mark, setting a new school record for most wins in a season. The Cats garnered a 13-5 record in Pac-10 play, finishing in a tie for second with Stanford.

    Arizona opened the season with a nine-game win streak and went on to register an 11-1 mark in non-conference action. By winning their first Pac-10 game to improve to 12-1, the Cats tied the school record for the best start in the history of the program.

    Pac-10 play brought about several historical moments as well. With wins at Washington State and Washington during the second weekend of January, the Cats earned their first-ever road sweep of the Washington schools. They repeated the feat during the final weekend of the regular season, recording their first-ever road sweep of Stanford and California.

    The Wildcats earned their fourth consecutive NCAA tournament berth, ending up as the No. 8 seed in the Mideast Region. Arizona travelled to Knoxville, Tenn., where it downed No. 9 seed Kent, 73-61, in the first round of the tournament. The Cats faced No. 1 seed and eventual national runner-up Tennessee in the second round and put up a valiant fight, only to fall, 75-60.

    The UA set or tied 23 school records during the season, including most wins in a season (25), highest winning percentage (.781), most three-point field goals made in a season (162) and most points in a season (2,484). The Wildcats were ranked 21st in the final Associated Press Poll of the year and were 20th in the last USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll.

    Arizona finished the year as the Pac-10 leader in scoring (77.6 ppg), scoring margin (+9.9 ppg) and assists (17.94 apg). The Cats were second in three-point field goal percentage (.379), rebounding margin (+4.3 rpg), steals (10.31 spg), assist-to-turnover ratio (0.89) and 3-point field goals made (5.06 per game).

    ON THE INDIVIDUAL FRONT: With 12.7 points per game, forward Angela Lackey finished as Arizona's leading scorer for the second straight year. She was second in rebounding, at 5.3 per game. Fellow forward Tatum Brown was second in scoring, with 12.4 points per game, and was the team's top rebounder, with 7.7 boards per contest. Forward Elizabeth Pickney was third in both categories, averaging 9.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.

    Guards Lisa Griffith (8.9 ppg), Reshea Bristol (8.6 ppg), Felecity Willis (7.8 ppg) and Julie Brase (6.1 ppg) followed on the scoring chart. Willis was the team's assists leader, at 5.3 per game, while Griffith had the highest steals average, at 2.1 per game.

    Tatum Brown ended the season as the Pac-10 leader in field goal percentage (.590) and was third in rebounding (7.7 rpg). Felecity Willis was third in the league in assists (5.28 apg), and Lisa Griffith was fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.420).

     
     

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