Huskies Puts Boise St. Away, 75-53
December 30, 1998
Washington's Amber Hall delivered a game-high 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Huskies, as they outscored Boise State 47-25 in the second half, to win 75-53. Washington improves to 4-5 on the season, and awaiting the beginning of the Pac-10 season versus Washington State next Monday. Boise State falls to 6-6.
Both teams played evenly in the first half - tied at 28 at halftime - as well as even on the boards at 25 a piece. However, Washington scored 32 points to the Broncos' 8 in the first 12 minutes of the second half. Freshman Julia Gray sparked the Huskies in the second half, dishing out 4 assists, scoring 4 points, and stealing a pass that led to her own layin.
Seniors Malinda Lynch and Molly Hills also contributed with 10 and 9 points each. Lynch also had two blocks, six rebounds, and two steals. Hills, recovering from a slight concussion, had a season-high in points. She hit both of her 3 point attempts and also had 3 assists. Jamie Redd had a season-low 8 points.
Washington recovered from a season-worst .265 field goal percentage in the first half. Boise State was led by Reyna Fortenberry's 12 points, 10 of which were scored in the first half.