March 17, 2010
Portland at Washington, First Round of the Women's Basketball Invitational
Seattle, Wash. (Bank of America Arena)
FINAL SCORE: Washington 75, Portland 44
Team Records and Game Notes
Washington improved to 13-17 overall. Portland concluded their season with an 18-13 record.
The Huskies advance to the second round to play Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, which beat Cal State Bakersfield 97-89 in overtime in Texas on Wednesday night. The game will take place Sunday, March 21, at TAMU-Corpus Christi.
The Huskies improved to 8-5 at Bank of America Arena this season. They are also 9-0 against the Pilots all-time.
Team Game Notes
Line-up: Sami Whitcomb, Mackenzie Argens, Regina Rogers, Sarah Morton and Kristi Kingma.
The Huskies held Portland to just 44 points, the lowest total by any UW opponent all season. The UW bench outscored the Pilots bench 20-2.
The Dawgs outshot the Pilots 47.8 percent to 34.7 percent from the field. They also made 32 of 67 total shot attempts, a new season high for made field goals.
Washington set a season high with 18 steals.
Individual Game Notes
The Huskies had five players in double figures, including four of their starters. That's the highest amount of doube-digit scorers for the Huskies all year. Senior Sami Whitcomb led the team with 15 points, senior Laura McLellan had 14, sophomores Mackenzie Argens and Regina Rogers each had 12, and sophomore Kristi Kingma added 11.
Kingma had one of her best all-around games of the season, tying her career-high with 7 rebounds and 5 steals, and adding 5 assists as well.
Mollie Williams led all players with 8 rebounds.