Events

    December 14, 1996

    USC Defeats Utah 81-59

    IRVINE, Calif. -- Senior forward Tina Thompson had 25 points and 17 rebounds to lead USC over Utaha, 81-59, in the UC Irvine/Newport Marriott Classic at the Bren Events Center Saturday night.

    Thompson had 16 point and 10 boards in the first half as the Women of Troy overcame a six-point deficit midway through the first 20 minutes to lead 35-27 at halftime. USC went on a 25-11 run in the first 9:46 of the first half.

    Kristin Clark added 19 points and Michelle Campbell scored 10 as USC improved to 3-2 overall.

    Junior guard Julie Krommenhoek led Utah (5-2) with 18 points and Lisa Thueson added 13.

    USC shot 56 percent from the field in the second half and hit 24 of 32 free throws in the final 20 minutes. USC was 32 of 44 overall from the foul line for the game, compared to 13 of 19 for Utah.



    UTAH (59)
                          fg    ft    rb
                   min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
    Thueson         27  5-10   2-2   0-1  1  4   13
    King-Noel       33   4-8   4-8   3-5  1  3   12
    Works           25   5-9   0-0   2-3  1  3   10
    Bills           30   1-4   0-0   1-1 11  5    3
    Krommenhoek     36  5-20   4-5  2-11  1  5   18
    Fuertes         14   0-0   0-0   2-4  0  1    0
    Reed            12   0-5   0-0   1-1  0  4    0
    Ross             9   0-1   2-2   0-1  0  2    2
    Thill            2   0-1   0-0   0-1  0  0    0
    Rose             8   0-1   1-2   0-0  0  0    1
    Fowler           4   0-0   0-0   1-1  0  4    0
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    TOTALS         200 20-59  13-19 14-33 15 32   59
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    Percentages: FG-.339, FT-.684. 3-Point Goals:
    6-24, .250 (Krommenhoek 4-16, Thueson 1-2, Bills 1-2, 
    Reed 0-4). Team rebounds: 2. Blocked shots: 1 (Ross). 
    Turnovers: 20 (Krommenhoek 6, Bills 5, Thueson 2, 
    King-Noel 2, Fuertes 2, Reed 2, Thill). Steals: 3 
    (Bills, Krommenhoek, Reed).
    USC (81)
                          fg    ft    rb
                   min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
    Thompson        31   9-9  11-13  8-17 2  4   25
    Williams        22   2-7   2-2   1-6  2  0    6
    Campbell        30   3-5   4-4   1-2  3  1   10
    Kr Clark        35  5-11  7-10   0-2  0  2   19
    Lewis            2   0-0   1-3   0-0  0  0    1
    Jackson         29   2-5   4-4   1-3  2  1    9
    Miller          18   3-7   1-3   0-0  3  1    7
    Washington       9   0-1   0-0   4-7  0  5    0
    Parriott        25   1-4   2-5   2-6  1  2    4
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    TOTALS         200 22-49  32-44 18-46 13 16   81
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    Percentages: FG-.449, FT-.727. 3-Point Goals:
    5-13, .385 (Thompson 2-3, Kr Clark 2-6, Jackson 1-4). 
    Team rebounds: 3. Blocked shots: 2 (Parriot 2). 
    Turnovers: 23 (Jackson 5, Kr Clark 4, Thompson 3, 
    Williams 3, Campbell 3, Washington 3, Miller, 
    Parriot). Steals: 5 (Miller 2, Thompson, Campbell, 
    Washington).
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    Utah               27   32  -   59
    USC                35   46  -   81
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    Technical fouls: Utah (team bench, 2).  
    Officials: Jay Schweitzer, Tom Scott, 
    Henry Eshom.