Women's Hoops Falls to No. 23 Oregon
February 13, 1999
SEATTLE (AP) - Sonja Curtis hit three 3-pointers and Shaquala Williams made two during a late rally that lifted No. 23 Oregon to a 67-57 victory over Washington on Saturday.
Trailing 54-46 with 4:05 remaining, the Ducks closed out the game with a 21-3 run that featured 11 points by Curtis and 10 by Williams.
Williams scored 24 points and Curtis 13 for Oregon (20-5, 11-2 Pac-10).
Amber Hall scored 13 points, Jamie Redd 11 and Malinda Lynch 10 for Washington (11-11, 7-6).
Oregon has won seven straight against Washington.
Washington had a 54-32 rebounding edge, paced by Hall with 13.
The Huskies stayed close early despite poor shooting, connecting on only 19.4 percent of their shots in the first half.
Redd's free throw with 1:57 left in the first half put Washington up 23-22.
Williams made a 3-pointer and a layup as Oregon closed out the half with a 6-0 run to take a 28-23 halftime lead.
Washington took back the lead midway through the second and eventually extended it to an eight-point advantage.
Julia Gray's layup with 4:16 left in the game gave the Huskies their biggest lead at 54-46 before the Ducks closed out the game with their decisive rally.