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Gonzaga shuts down Quinn, UCLA

Nov 25, 2006 - 2:25 AM HONOLULU, Hawaii (Ticker) -- Gonzaga shut down Noelle Quinn to spring an upset on UCLA.

Michelle Elliott scored 20 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 62-57 victory over the 19th-ranked Bruins in the Rainbow Wahine Classic.

Quinn, a 6-foot senior and UCLA's leading scorer, was held without a field goal and managed just one point. She was 0-for-8 from the field.

The Bulldogs (5-1) didn't shoot or rebound particularly well but opened up a 12-point halftime lead and held on for the victory.

Heather Bowman scored 11 points and Jami Bjorklund added 10 for Gonzaga, which shot just 33 percent (22-of-66) and was outrebounded, 45-43.

Chinyere Ibekwe scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for UCLA (2-3), which shot 36 percent (22-of-62) and missed all but one of 14 shots from the arc.

Gonzaga plays North Carolina in Saturday's semfinals, while UCLA faces Sacramento State.

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