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(25) ARIZONA 74, MASSACHUSETTS 42

12/7/2003

TUCSON, Arizona (Ticker) -- Shawntinice Polk scored 18 points
and grabbed six rebounds as No. 25 Arizona established a school
record with its 16th straight home victory in a 74-42 triumph
over Massachusetts, winning the Fiesta Bowl Classic.

Polk, who was named the tournament MVP, shot 8-for-9 from the
floor. The sophomore All-American candidate also blocked a pair
of shots for the Wildcats (5-2), who have won four in a row
after suffering back-to-back setbacks November 25-28.

Dee-Dee Wheeler produced 13 points and seven assists and
Danielle Adefeso added 10 points for Arizona, which led by 15 at
halftime and coasted to a 32-point triumph.

Glamora Maeweather notched 13 points and 10 rebounds off the
bench for the Minutewomen (3-5), which turned the ball over 28
times and shot just 27 percent for the game.

Brooke Campbell produced nine points and nine rebounds for
Massachusetts.