No. 21 Arizona Handles Navy
Nov 29, 2003
HONOLULU (AP) - Shawntinice Polk scored 19 points and sparked two key runsto lead No. 21 Arizona to a 67-61 win over Navy at the Rainbow Wahine Classicon Saturday.
After a 17-5 Navy run tied the score at 48 with less than eight minutesleft, Polk scored on two consecutive possessions while Navy failed to score onfour straight trips up the floor. Three minutes later, Arizona (2-2) led byeight.
Dee-Dee Wheeler also scored 19 points for the Wildcats.
Courtney Davidson led Navy (2-2) with 21 points. Adrienne Roseti added 15for Navy, which missed 19 of 24 3-point attempts.
Polk broke a 7-all tie in the first half with three consecutive baskets.That began a 15-5 run that put the Wildcats up by as many as 13 points in thefirst half. Arizona had a 32-22 lead at halftime.
The Wildcats face Hawaii in Sunday's game for fifth place at 1:10 p.m. HST (4:10 p.m. MST).