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Connecticut sizzles from field in rout of Providence

Jan 18, 2007 - 3:16 AM PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (Ticker) -- Tina Charles scored 18 points to pace six players in double figures as fifth-ranked Connecticut shot the lights out in a 96-53 rout of Providence in a Big East Conference contest.

Mel Thomas scored 17 points and Ketia Swanier added 14 off the bench for the Huskies (15-2, 5-0 Big East), who shot an amazing 64.5 percent (40-of-62) from the floor.

Charles made 7-of-9 shots and added four rebounds in 18 minutes.

Kalana Greene converted 6-of-9 attempts for 12 points and reserve Kali McLaren was 5-of-6 for 10 points for the Huskies, who made 24-of-35 shots in the first half to race to a 57-30 halftime lead.

Chelsea Marandola scored 19 points on 9-of-16 for Providence (12-6, 2-3), which shot 41 percent (22-of-54) and was outrebounded, 37-21.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    CONNECTICUT (5) 57 39 96
    PROVIDENCE 30 23 53 FINAL

    Jan 17 8:46 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    CONNECTICUT (5) 57
    PROVIDENCE 30 HALFTIME

    Jan 17 7:49 PM