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February 21, 2009 at 2:48 PM

Washington’s bench gets into the game

Husky.jpgAfter starting unusual lineups and rotating players in like musical chairs to create offensive and defensive chemistry on the court, it was nice to see Washington coach Tia Jackson get some production from her reserves on Friday. The bench outscored UCLA 30-24 in the 10-point win against the Bruins, helping to snap a 12-game losing streak.
Part of the goal was to get the ball inside more to junior center Laura McLellan, who finished with a game-high 16 points off the bench. But let’s not slight junior guard Sara Mosiman, who added nine points with six rebounds and two steals. Mosiman also had six turnovers. She’s normally a reserve for the Huskies, but has been moved into the starting lineup the past two games.
Then there was freshman Nicole Romeo, who made two timely three-pointers for the Huskies, and center Mackenzie Argens steady play inside. She finished with five points and two boards, committing five fouls.
“I’m just smiling for the girls,” Jackson said after the win. “It’s been a long time coming. I’m just happy that finally we had a really good effort. We’ve had several in the past in some games that the kids couldn’t actually reap the reward of a victory. But [Friday], we gave a valiant effort and [were] able to get a victory over a very good Bruin team. We’re excited. It’s not showing [on my face], but I’m excited.”

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