Dec. 17, 2006
With today's victory over Florida State, Washington has won four-straight games heading into Pac-10 play next week. The Huskies completed a perfect homestand, opening with a victory over then-No. 15 Texas A&M, Dec. 6, and finishing with today's win over the 23rd-ranked Seminoles.
After opening the season 0-2, the Huskies have won seven of their last nine games.
Washington has now won 11-straight games against non-conference opponents at home. UW was 5-0 at home versus non-Pac-10 foes last year, and is 6-0 this season.
Washington's win improves its overall home record this season to 6-0. UW has a nine-game home winning streak dating back to last season. The Huskies' last home loss was to Arizona State, Jan. 28, 2006.
Washington's win over No. 23 Florida State is its second versus a Top-25 team this season. The Huskies opened their homestand with an upset of No. 15 Texas A&M, Dec. 6. UW is now 2-2 against ranked opponents this season.
Freshman forward Laura McLellan grabbed a career high 7 rebounds to go along with 2 points and 2 blocks in just 9 minutes.
Junior center Andrea Plouffe scored 12 of her 18 points in the first half and shot 8 of 14 from the floor. Her career-high of 23 points was set against St. Louis on Nov. 25.
Senior guard Cameo Hicks notched her 10th double-figure scoring game this season, and sixth straight. Hicks has scored no less than 16 points per game in the last six contests and is averaging 21 ppg. over that span. She also grabbed a team and season-high 9 rebounds.
Senior guard Cheri Craddock set a season-high with 15 points. Her previous season-high was 12 versus Northern Iowa, Nov. 26, 2006. Her career-high is 16 points set vs. Arizona, Jan. 26, 2006.
Washington improved to 2-0 in the all-time series with Florida State. The first meeting between these programs was last year in Tallahassee (Nov. 20, 2005), a contest won by the Huskies, 71-69.
Washington will open Pac-10 play next week, traveling to face Oregon (Thurs., Dec. 21, 7 p.m.) and Oregon State (Sat., Dec. 23, 4 p.m.). Saturday's game will be televised on FSN Northwest.