Women's Hoops Slides Past North Carolina State
Nov. 19, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. - Kourtney Shreve scored her only four points in thefinal 41 seconds as No. 24 Oregon beat No. 19 North Carolina State 50-47 onSunday in the final of GlaxoWellcome Invitational.
Oregon (2-0), which defeated a higher ranked team for the second day in arow, missed six shots in a row as N.C. State (1-1) went a 17-6 run for a 46-45lead with just over two minutes left.
Shreve drove along the right baseline for the go-ahead basket with 41seconds left, then hit two free throws with 13.4 seconds left after AlyssaFredrick blocked Carisse Moody's shot at the other end. N.C. State missed two3-point attempts in the final 10 seconds.
N.C. State shot just 27 percent, but out-rebounded Oregon by 12 and forced24 turnovers.
Oregon turned a 24-21 halftime lead into a 10-point margin early in thesecond half. Wolvert had six points in the 9-2 run.
The Ducks led 40-30 after a Jenny Mowe basket with 10:05 to play, but missedeight of 11 shots and had eight turnovers in 16 possessions as N.C. Statepulled within three.
Oregon beat No. 16 Wisconsin 71-57 Saturday in the second round.