LaRue Paces Cavaliers In Rout Of Washington, 85-64
Nov. 28, 1999
HONOLULU – Freshman Schuye LaRue had a perfect night from the floorto lead Virginia to a 85-64 win over Washington in the Stan Sheriff Centerat the University of Hawaii. With the win, Virginia (2-2) takes homethird place in the Rainbow Wahine Classic. Texas and Hawaii play for thechampionship later tonight.
LaRue was 9-9 from the field and 2-2 from the free throw linewhich ties the school record for shooting percentage, held by Wendy Palmer(1995) and DeMya Walker (1999). The Cavaliers shot a season-best 52.7percent from the field and had 25 assists on 29 field goals made.Virginia also shot 95.0 from the foul line (19-20).
The Cavaliers opened the game on a 19-5 run with senior Lisa Hosacscoring 10 points and LaRue adding five points in that spurt. TheCavaliers used full court pressure which resulted in four Washingtonturnovers in the first five minutes of the game which Virginia convertedinto eight points. Hosac ended the night a career-high three, three-pointfield goals and 19 points. Junior Erin Stovall had 13 points while seniorRenee Robinson had nine points and eight assists.
Megan Franza led Washington (2-4) with 17 points and teammateKellie ONeill led all players with 10 rebounds. For the game, Washingtonshot 36.9 percent from the field and outrebounded the Cavaliers 36-31.
The Cavaliers return to action on Thursday, Dec. 2 at William andMary (7:00 p.m.) and open the ACC season Dec. 5 at Duke (2:00 p.m.).