Streaking Bruins Win Fifth Straight
Jan. 9, 2005
SEATTLE (AP) - Noelle Quinn scored 18 points and No. 22 UCLA defeatedWashington 74-63 on Sunday.
The Bruins led by as many as 13 in the second half, but Washington pulled to63-60 with 4 minutes to play on Emily Florence's hit a 3-pointer. UCLAcountered with consecutive baskets to ensure the win.
The Bruins (11-3, 5-0 Pac 10) extended their winning streak to five games.
Nikki Blue finished with 15 points and nine rebounds and Lindsey Plumieradded 14 points for UCLA. The duo of Quinn and Blue combined for eight theBruins' 14 steals.
Kristen O'Neill scored a career-high 19 points for the Huskies (6-10, 2-4 ).
Washington led by 10 points in the first half before the Bruins rallied witha 23-5 run. They held the Huskies scoreless over a 6-minute span and kept themwithout a field goal for 9 minutes.
UCLA led 39-29 at halftime.