UCLA Upsets No. 18 Ohio St. 71-56
Dec 31, 2003
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lisa Willis scored 17 points and Nikki Blue had 15 pointsand nine assists in UCLA's 71-56 upset Tuesday night of No. 18 Ohio State.
The Bruins snapped a four-game Buckeyes winning streak and beat a rankedopponent for the first time in four tries this season.
UCLA (5-5) led by five points at the break and pulled away in the secondhalf, making 16 of 29 shots for 55.2 percent. The Bruins shot 51.7 percent inthe game, to Ohio State's 50 percent and outrebounded the Buckeyes 28-24.Willis and Whitney Jones led UCLA with six rebounds apiece.
Caity Matter led Ohio State (8-2) with 21 points. Brandie Hoffman added 10.
Noelle Quinn added 14 points for UCLA.