12:00 PM ET, March 22, 2009
XFINITY Center, College Park, Maryland
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Sent clear across the country to play in the NCAA tournament, Kalee Whipple and Utah extended their stay with some dominating defense.Whipple contributed 15 points and eight rebounds, all the while guarding Villanova star Laura Kurz, and the Utes overwhelmed the poor-shooting Wildcats 60-30 Sunday in a first-round game of the Raleigh Regional.Villanova shot 11-for-58 (19 percent) for the game, including 4-for-29 on 3-pointers (14 percent). Its point total was the third-lowest in women's tournament history.
Kalee Whipple came up big on both ends Sunday, scoring 15 points and helping hold 8-seed Villanova to the third-lowest point total in tourney history, writes Graham Hays. Story
|FG Made-Attempted||20-40 (.500)||11-58 (.190)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-9 (.444)||4-29 (.138)|
|FT Made-Attempted||16-21 (.762)||4-6 (.667)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||12 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|