Dec. 4, 2004
Utah-Washington Women's Basketball Quotes
Utah Head Coach Elaine Elliott
Elliott on the Victory Over Washington
"Guard play was excellent tonight, especially Shona. We have a really difficult schedule this season and this win was very big for us. This was a gutty game and we have a lot to improve on, but we are happy with the `W.'"
Elliott on Keys to the Win
"They did a great job on the boards tonight, but we hit our free-throws and prevented them from getting to the line. We didn't turn over the ball, which was big down the stretch."
Elliott on Utah's Strong Shooting in the Second Half
"We got a lot of layups tonight and we got a lot of fast breaks. We also did a great job defensively and our girls got very aggressive in the second half."
Utah Point Guard Shona Thorburn
Thorburn on the Victory
"This was a huge game for us. When it came down to it, we really needed a big win and we got it. I think we showed a lot of character. We were able to hit our free throws and that was big for us."
Thorburn on Slowing Washington's Offense Down
"Our defense was key tonight. They hit some big threes, but we really did a good job containing them."