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Release: 05/12/2005
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May 12, 2005

2004-05 Honors:

Kate Benz - All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention, All-Pac-10 Academic First Team, CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII University Division Women's Basketball First Team.

Adriane Ferguson - CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII University Division Women's Basketball Second Team., Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention, All-Tournament Team (Hilton Concord Thanksgiving Classic).

Emma Joneby - Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team.

Cougars End 2004-05 Ninth In Pac-10: For the first time in three years, the Cougars did not finish at the bottom of the conference standings...WSU ended 2004-05 ninth in the Pac-10, a game ahead of Oregon State.

Making Progress: In 2004-05, WSU were involved in nine games decided by six points or fewer, more than the previous two seasons combined (eight). The Cougars also made significant progress closing the scoring gap in games each year culminating in an average scoring margin that was in single digits in 2004-05. Defensively, the team held the opposition to below 70 points 19 times. In 2003 that number was seven and improved to 13 in 2004.

Benz Concludes Regular Season As Pac-10 Rebounding Leader: With a 9.1 rebound per game average, Kate Benz ended the season with a .8 advantage over Oregon's Cathrine Kraayeveld for the Pac-10 lead...Benz became the first Cougar to lead the conference in rebounding...the 9.1 figure gave Benz the fifth best single-season rebounding performance in school history...with 254 rebounds, Benz ended the season fifth on the school's single-season rebounding list...ranked in the conference's top 10 in several categories...third in the conference with eight double-doubles ...trailed Arizona's Shawntinice Polk and Kraayeveld by one in that category...led conference in defensive rebounding (6.57/game), fifth in offensive rebounding (2.50/game), and eighth in minutes played (31.86)...additionally, was 15th in scoring (10.4 ppg)....Benz earned an All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention selection to follow up her all-freshman team honorable mention accolade.

Perry Makes A Mark On Record Books: Jessica Perry eclipsed the 300 career assist total vs. Cal, Jan. 27 to become the eighth player in school history to reach that milestone. Perry completed her career with a total of 335 assists, seventh all-time in WSU history...ended the year fifth in the Pac-10 averaging 3.29 assists a game...also seventh in the conference in assist to turnover ratio (1.14) and ninth in steals (1.64/game)...with 181 career thefts ended career ninth on the school's all-time list in that category.

Attendance Moving Up: WSU completed its home schedule averaging 755 fans a game...attendance has risen in each of Murrell's first three years at WSU. From 2002 -- the year prior to Murrell's arrival at WSU -- to 2005, attendance at WSU home games increased over 86 percent....the attendance figure of 1,460 for the Jan. 22 UW-WSU game was the largest to attend a Cougar home game since 1992...WSU drew 2,256 fans for its game against UW, Feb. 7, 1992...it also marked the third time that WSU drew over 1,000 fans for a home game in 2004-05...marked the first time since the 1992-93 season that WSU has had at least three games that it attracted over 1,000 fans to a home game....that season, WSU had four home games of over 1,000 fans...the Cougars drew 1,020 fans for their game against Arizona State, Dec. 27...a total of 1,149 witnessed the team's 61-48 season-opening win over Boise State, Nov. 19.

Benz, Ferguson Honored: The sophomore duo of Kate Benz and Adriane Ferguson was named to the 2005 CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Academic All-District VIII University Division Women's Basketball Team, Feb. 17. Benz earned a first team accolade while Ferguson garnered a second team selection. The tandem joins Lindsey Egeland (2004), Katie Nyseth (2001), Victoria Harrod (2001), Darla Williamson (1992) and Jeanne Eggart (1982) as Cougars who have earned a selection to the team. Eggart earned national honorable mention honors in 1982.

Benz, Joneby and Ferguson All-Pac-10 Academic: Kate Benz was selected to the 2005 Pacific-10 Conference Women's Basketball All-Academic First Team while Emma Joneby garnered a second team selection and Adriane Ferguson earned an honorable mention nod to the team. Benz's selection marked the sixth consecutive year that a Cougar has had a representative on the first team. Katie Nyseth and Victoria Harrod each earned a spot in 2000 and 2001, Jessica Collins was a selection in 2002 and Lindsey Egeland garnered a spot on the team in 2003 and 2004.

Improved Scoring Margin: The average scoring margin for the Cougars in 2004-05 was -9.2 points...that continued a trend of improvement by the team since head coach Sherri Murrell's arrival to the program...in 2002, a year before Murrell began her tenure, the scoring margin was -22.5...in 2003, Murrell's first, it went down to -20.5 and in 2004 it was -12.5.

Holding The Opposition: WSU held the opposition to below 70 points 19 times...in the 2002-03 season, head coach Sherri Murrell's first, the team had seven games of allowing fewer than 70 points...the next season that number improved to 13...the Cougars are sixth in the Pac-10 in scoring defense allowing 66.8 points a game...the 39 points allowed by WSU against Portland State, Dec. 3 were the fewest since Nov. 22, 1992 when the team defeated Gonzaga 88-37...the 30-point margin of victory was the largest for WSU since it defeated Wyoming 94-49, Nov. 24, 1998...the Cougars held PSU to 27.4 percent shooting from the field...that was the lowest shooting percentage from a Cougar opponent since Vermont (26.9 percent) in 2000.

Overcoming Deficits: The Cougars overcame at least an eight-point deficit to take the lead in nine games with four of those contests resulting in victories...the final occurrence came against Oregon State, Feb. 12 when WSU rallied from an 11-point first-half deficit to capture a 68-63 win...in overcoming the double-digit deficit, the Cougars tied for the 11th greatest comeback in school history...at USC, Feb. 3 when down by 13 in the second half, WSU rallied to take a one-point lead with less than three minutes remaining...against California, Jan. 27 the Cougars trailed the Bears by 10 (38-28) with 3:27 remaining in the first half...the Cougars rallied for the 79-69 win...WSU trailed by nine against Boise State and at Nebraska, 13 at Fresno State, eight at San Diego State, 13 versus Eastern Washington and eight against Valparaiso...the Cougars were able to secure wins against Boise State and San Diego State.

Overcoming Deficits II: In addition, WSU overcame double-digit deficits to get back into contention in other games...at Washington, Feb. 19, WSU was down by 20 in the first half before rallying to pull within one with a minute and a half left in the game...trailed Arizona by 14 in the first half before rallying to come within a point of the Wildcats in the second half, Dec. 29...fell behind by 14 in the first half to California, Jan. 4 before rallying to cut the deficit to as little as four before the halftime break.

Double Joneby: Senior Emma Joneby (Vasteras, Sweden) averaged 6.5 points and 5.0 rebounds a game...rebound figure was 19th in the Pac-10...five double-doubles tied for fourth in the conference......tallied nine double-digit scoring games during the season...entered season with a career total of four double-digit scoring games.

More Moore: Keisha Moore (Riverside, Calif.) averaged 7.6 points and 6.0 rebounds a game...averaged 9.5 points and 7.3 rebounds in last 11 games...rebound figure was seventh in the conference...third in the Pac-10 in blocks (1.20/game)...scored in double figures in three of the last five games.

Jones From The Line: Charmaine Jones finished third on the team in scoring (9.3 ppg) and tallied 12 double-digit scoring games...scored a career-high 26 points at USC, Feb. 3...Jones scored 15 of the Cougars' 23 first-half points...recorded the top free throw shooting performance in the Pac-10 this season...was 11-of-11 from the line on her way to the career-high effort...point total was second 20-point effort this season, both coming against USC...scored 20 points, including seven in overtime, against the Women of Troy, Jan. 9...led team and was 10th in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage making good on 92-of-124 attempts (74.2 percent)...last year Jones was eighth in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage making good on 71-of-91 attempts (78 percent).

Ferguson Posts Career-High At Nebraska: In her first game of the year at Nebraska, Nov. 22, Adriane Ferguson scored a career-high 26 points with 19 coming in the first half...first half point total exceeded previous career-high (15 vs. Arizona State, Feb. 28, 2004)...converted a career-high six 3-pointers against the Huskers tying her for sixth on the school's all-time list in single-game 3-point field goals with seven other players.

All-Tournament Ferguson: Ferguson remained as warm as the California weather at the Hilton Concord Thanksgiving Classic hosted by St. Mary's (Calif.) College...in the first game against host St. Mary's, Nov. 26, scored a game-tying high 18 points and added eight rebounds to lead the Cougars to a 70-58 win over the Gaels...once again, amassed her point total mainly from behind the arc...was 4-of-8 from 3-point territory...scored a team-high 10 points against Tennessee-Chattanooga in the championship game a day later...earned an all-tournament team selection...led Cougars to a second place finish at the tournament.

Ferguson In The Conference: Sophomore Adriane Ferguson (Spokane, Wash.) was 10th in the Pac-10 in 3-point field goals made (1.48/game)...the 19-point effort at UCLA, Feb. 6 was her second best career performance, only eclipsed by a 26-point total at Nebraska, Nov. 22...scored in double-digits in 14 games.

Coug Notes: WSU was involved in nine games decided by six points or fewer...the Cougars ended 2-7 in those games...last year, WSU was 3-1 in games decided by six points or fewer...the Cougars trailed at the half in 24 games going 4-20 in those contests...prior to leading UCLA 35-29 at the half, Feb. 6, the Cougars had trailed at the half in 16 straight games.

Coug Notes II: The 48.3 percent (28-of-58) shooting performance by the Cougars in the win over Cal, Jan, 27 was the best by the team since its win over Arizona State, Feb. 28, 2004...that day the Cougars shot 52.8 percent (28-of-53) en route to a 75-72 win over the Sun Devils...the Cougars `won four games by at least a double-digit margin...the last time the team won as many games by double-digits was in the 2000-01 season (six).

Coug Notes III: A total of 10 players made at least one start for WSU...Benz was the only player to start all 28 games...the Cougars used the same starting line-up of Benz, Ferguson, Jones, Moore and Perry in the last six games.

For Three!: The Cougars converted ten 3-point field goals three times in 2004-05: at UW, Feb. 19, vs. UCLA, Jan. 7 and in the win over St. Mary's, Nov. 26...the St. Mary's win marked the most treys by the Cougars since WSU hit 12 in a 77-76 win at Oregon, Feb. 15, 2001...it also marked the first time WSU hit double-digits in 3-point field goals in a game since the 2001 Oregon win, a span of 94 games.

Free Throw Discrepancy: In the Cougars' 68-63 loss at UCLA, Feb. 6, both teams shot 80 percent from the charity stripe...UCLA was 20-of-25 while WSU was 4-of-5...the last time WSU had at least 20 fewer free throw attempts than its opponent was in a 94-68 loss at Washington, Dec. 21, 2001 (16-37)...the last time the team had fewer than five free throw attempts was when the team went 0-of-4 in an 80-50 loss at Arizona, Feb. 8, 2003...the Cougars made and attempted more free throws than their opposition in their six wins.

Ranked Quintet: When the Cougars played No. 4 Stanford, Jan. 29, it marked the fifth time the team has played a ranked opponent this season...the Jan. 7 UCLA game marked the fourth ranked opponent for the Cougars in the span of 12 days...the Cougars lost to No. 22 (AP)/24 (ESPN/USA Today) UCLA 89-69...WSU fell to No. 21 (AP) Arizona State 67-39, Dec. 27 and No. 25 (ESPN/USA Today) Arizona 54-51, Dec. 29 at Pullman...WSU then lost at No. 5 (AP)/6 (ESPN) Stanford 72-39, Jan. 2...the last ranked opponent the Cougars defeated was No. 22/19 (AP/USA Today) Arizona, 93-86, at Pullman, Feb. 10, 2001.

In Overtime: The overtime loss to USC, Jan. 9 was the first overtime game for the Cougars since Dec. 5, 2001 when WSU lost at Idaho 89-72...it also marked the first home overtime game since Dec. 10, 1998 when WSU lost to Utah 81-70...the Cougars are 6-16 all-time in overtime games.

20/20: Emma Joneby and Charmaine Jones each hit the 20-point plateau against USC, Jan. 9...Joneby scored a career-high 25 points while Jones added a then career-best of her own with 20 against the Women of Troy...the last time WSU had two players score at least 20 points in a game was Feb. 10, 2001 when Yvonne Volkman (22 points) and Katie Nyseth (20 points) led the Cougars to a 93-86 win over Arizona at Pullman.

Scales Hits Top 10: Ariana Scales scored a season-high 22 points at Washington, Feb. 19...Scales was 8-of-16 from the field including 6-of-10 from 3 point territory...the six treys tied Scales for sixth on the school's all-time list in single-game 3-point field goals with eight other players including Adriane Ferguson who reached that figure, Nov. 22 at Nebraska...four of Scales' treys came in the second half as the 5-foot-8 guard tallied 14 points in that half.

Road Success: The win at San Diego State, Dec. 11 marked the third road win of the season for WSU, matching last season's road win total... the three road wins are the most since the team won six in 1997-98...the win at St. Mary's, Nov. 26 marked the Cougars' fourth win in their last 16 road contests dating back to the beginning of the 2003-04 season...that equaled the number of road wins the Cougars achieved from Jan. 28, 1999 to the conclusion of the 2002-03 season, a span of 61 road games.

Longer Road Trip Than Expected: On the return trip from Oregon, Jan. 16 the Cougars were due to fly into Pullman via Seattle at 11 a.m. ...those plans were revised when the 6:50 a.m. flight from Eugene to Seattle was cancelled (mechanical problems)...faced with the prospect of arriving into Pullman at midnight, the team took the bus back to Pullman, a 10-hour ride...along the way, the team witnessed the effects from the ice storm that hit Portland a day earlier...the Cougars arrived safely back to Pullman at 6 p.m.

Big Assist: The 24 assists WSU recorded against Portland State were the most since the team tallied 24 assists in a 76-49 win over Samford, Dec. 29, 2000...the duo of Stephanie Singer and Jessica Perry combined for 15 assists against the Vikings.

Cougars Take Second At St. Mary's Tournament: WSU took home the second place trophy at the Hilton Concord Thanksgiving Classic, hosted by St. Mary's (Calif.) College...the Cougars opened the tournament with a 70-58 win over St. Mary's, Nov. 26...with the game deadlocked at 28 at the half, WSU outscored the Gaels 42-30 in the second half...in the championship game the next day the Cougars fell to Tennessee-Chattanooga 84-36.

Home Opening Wins: With wins over Portland State and Boise State, the Cougars won their first two home games...the last time the team won its first two home games was in November of 2001 when it defeated Portland State, Nov. 26 and Gonzaga, Nov. 29 ...the 61-48 win over Boise State marked the second consecutive season home opening win for WSU...last season, WSU defeated Fresno State 69-51...in the two wins, the Cougars out-rebounded the opposition by over 20 in each game...in the Portland State win, WSU held a 54-31 (+23) advantage on the boards...against Boise State, the Cougars out-rebounded the Broncos 50-29 (+21)...prior to this season the last time Cougars out-rebounded an opponent by over 20 was against Idaho, Feb. 27, 2003...WSU out-rebounded the Vandals 55-33 (+22) en route to an 82-53 win.

New And Familiar Faces: Six newcomers, including three freshmen, joined seven returning letterwinners to make up the 2004-05 Cougars...by class, the team was made up of two seniors, four juniors, four sophomores and three freshmen.

A Look At The Cougs:

No. 1 Jordan McCormick: Saw action in eight games averaging two points and a rebound a contest...played a season-high nine minutes at Arizona, Feb. 24...tallied season-high in points (seven) in the win at San Diego State, Dec. 11...accounted for the Cougars' final five points of the first half, which shaved an eight-point Aztecs' lead to three at the break... made Cougar debut against Portland State, Dec. 3...scored four points in six minutes of action.

No. 3 Jessica Perry: Finished career with 335 assists, seventh all-time in WSU history...also tallied 181 career steals, ninth all-time on the school's list...scored a season-high 13 points against OSU, Feb. 12...tallied six rebounds, six steals, three assists and a block vs. OSU...eclipsed 300 career assist total vs. Cal, Jan. 27 to become the eighth player in school history to reach that milestone...tied a season-high with seven assists against Cal...scored 10 points at UCLA, Feb. 6...Jan. 22 UW game marked 100th career game played as a Cougar...ended season fifth in the Pac-10 averaging 3.29 assists a game...also seventh in the conference in assist to turnover ratio (1.14) and ninth in steals (1.64/game)....tallied a career-high seven steals in the season-opening win over Boise State, Nov. 19...ended career with 181 thefts, ninth all-time in school history...scored a season-high 12 points in the win over St. Mary's, Nov. 26...tallied 11 points at Cal, Jan. 4.

No. 4 Ariana Scales: Saw action in all 28 games, starting eight...averaged 5.6 points and 1.9 rebounds a game...scored a season-high 22 points at UW, Feb. 17...was 8-of-16 from the field including 6-of-10 from 3 point territory...six treys tied for sixth on the school's all-time list in single-game 3-point field goals with eight other players...scored in double figures seven times...scored 18 points at UCLA, Feb. 6...made four treys against the Bruins...tallied 10 points versus Stanford, Jan. 29...scored seven points in just five minutes of action against Cal, Jan. 27...played a season-high 34 minutes vs. USC, Jan. 9...scored 10 points against UCLA, Jan. 7...tallied a season-high 11 points against Arizona, Dec. 29...scored 10 points against Arizona State, Dec. 27...first 10-point effort was against Portland State, Dec. 3.

No. 5 Nikki Stratton: Redshirted 2004-05 season for medical reasons... had an injury to a sesamoid bone under her right big toe, which occurred during the 2003-04 season.

No. 10 Stephanie Singer: Averaged 2.2 points a game...scored a season-high 12 points at Fresno State, Dec. 9...hit consecutive second half treys to give WSU its first lead of the game against the Bulldogs...dished out a career-high nine assists against the Bulldogs...tallied eight assists and six points in win over Portland State, Dec. 3...tallied five points and six rebounds in win over Boise State, Nov. 19.

No. 11 Crystal Blue: Played in 12 games, starting three...missed final 14 games of season with a stress fracture of the third metatarsal bone of the left foot...started her first game as a Cougar against Valparaiso, Dec. 21...played a season-high 19 minutes against the Crusaders...grabbed a season-best four rebounds vs. Valparaiso, Dec. 21...averaged .6 points and .9 rebounds a game...enrolled at WSU in spring 2004 and sat out 2003-04 season because of NCAA transfer rules

No. 12 Brynn Bemis: Walked on to the team in early November...seen action in four games (at ASU, at Arizona, Tennessee-Chattanooga and Portland State)...tallied two points and two rebounds against the Wildcats, Feb. 24...goalkeeper for the Cougar soccer team...played in one match registering two saves...four-year letterwinner in basketball and soccer at Lake City High School in Couer d'Alene, Idaho.

No. 15 Emma Joneby: Averaged 6.5 points and 5.0 rebounds a game...rebound figure 19th in Pac-10...tied for fourth in conference with five double-doubles...nine double-digit scoring games this season...entered season with a career total of four double-digit scoring games...tallied ninth double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds at Washington, Feb. 19...recorded eighth double-digit scoring game of season with 10 points versus Washington, Jan. 22...averaged 18.5 points and 11 rebounds in two games against the Los Angeles schools, Jan 7 & 9...tallied double-doubles against UCLA and USC increasing her season total in that category to four...recorded 12 points and 12 rebounds against UCLA, Jan. 7...12 rebounds tied a career-high...eight free throws also a career-high...against USC, Jan. 9 scored a career-high 25 points in addition to pulling down 10 rebounds...made career-high nine field goals...tallied a then career-high 15 points in the win over Portland State...just missed a double-double against the Vikings with nine rebounds...also just missed a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds against San Diego State...posted a then career-high in rebounds and tallied a double-double in each of the Cougars' first two games...recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Boise State, Nov. 19...scored 10 points and pulled down 11 rebounds at Nebraska, Nov. 22.

No. 22 Dani Montgomery: Saw action in 24 games, starting three...averaged 3.1 points and 1.7 rebounds a game...missed season's final three games with a right high ankle sprain that occurred in the first half of UW game, Feb. 19...scored a season-high 11 points in the win over Cal, Jan. 27...tallied six points and five rebounds playing a season-high 28 minutes against the Ducks...posted a season-high six rebounds at Oregon State, Jan. 13...scored eight points against Portland State, Dec. 3...scored seven points vs. UCLA, Jan. 7...grabbed five rebounds against Tenn-Chattanooga, Nov. 27.

No. 23 Charmaine Jones: Third on the team in scoring (9.2 ppg)...scored 10 points at UW, Feb. 19 for 11th double-figure scoring game of season...tallied 11 points against Oregon State, Feb. 12...scored a career-high 26 points at USC, Feb. 3...tied a career-best with seven field goals...recorded the top free throw shooting performance in the Pac-10 at the Women of Troy...was 11-of-11 from the line...tallied a game-high 12 points against Stanford, Jan. 29...scored 16 points against Cal, Jan. 27...tallied a then career-high 20 points vs. USC, Jan. 9...made a career-best seven field goals vs. USC...leads the team and is 10th in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage making good on 87-of-118 attempts (73.7 percent)...last year was eighth in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage making good on 71-of-91 attempts (78 percent)...scored 16 points at Fresno State, Dec. 9...tallied a career-high six rebounds three times, the latest at USC, Feb. 3...scored 11 points at California, Jan. 4.

No. 24 Adriane Ferguson: Scored in double figures in 14 games...eighth in the Pac-10 in 3-point field goals made (1.56/game)...second on team averaging 9.6 points a game...second-best career point total with 19 points at UCLA, Feb. 6...barely missed double-double against Bruins with nine rebounds...scored 16 points in the win over Cal, Jan. 27...scored a game-high 16 points against UW, Jan. 22...tallied 13 points at Oregon, Jan. 15...scored 11 points at Oregon St., Jan. 13...tallied 11 points against UCLA, Jan. 7...in first game of the year at Nebraska, Nov. 22 scored a career-high 26 points, 19 coming in the first half...first half point total exceeded previous career-high (15 vs. Arizona State, Feb. 28, 2004)...converted a career-high six 3-pointers against the Huskers tying her for sixth on the school's all-time list in single-game 3-point field goals with seven other players...followed Nebraska up with 18 points in the win at St. Mary's, Nov. 26...earned all-tournament team selection at Hilton Concord Thanksgiving Classic...sat out Boise State game with a concussion.

No. 32 Kate Benz: Finished regular season leading Pac-10 in rebounding (9.1 rpg)...15 double-digits scoring games and 11 double-digit rebounding efforts...the 9.1 figure was the fifth best single-season rebounding performance in school history...with 254 rebounds, ended the season fifth on the school's single-season rebounding list...ranked in the conference's top 10 in several categories...third in the conference with eight double-doubles ...trailed Arizona's Shawntinice Polk and Kraayeveld by one in that category...led conference in defensive rebounding (6.57/game), fifth in offensive rebounding (2.50/game), and eighth in minutes played (31.86)...additionally, was 15th in scoring (10.4 ppg)....earned an All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention selection to follow up all-freshman team honorable mention accolade....scored 11 points at ASU, Feb. 26...third-best scoring effort of season came at Arizona, Feb. 24 with 18 points...tallied 12 rebounds at UCLA, Feb. 6...scored 10 points at USC, Feb. 3...in the 79-69 win over California, Jan. 27, tallied 16 points and 14 rebounds...with the Cougars down 42-39 at the half, scored 10 points in the second half to lead the WSU rally...two days later against No. 4 Stanford, tied a season-high with 15 rebounds...in addition, scored 10 points to post eighth double-double of the season and fifth in the last six games...in that six-game stretch averaged 12.0 points and 11.8 rebounds a game...in the week's games, averaged 13.0 points and 14.5 rebounds a contest and shot 11-of-23 (47.8 percent) from the field...recorded fifth and sixth double-doubles of season at the Oregon schools, Jan. 13 & 15...tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds at Oregon, Jan. 15...recorded 16 points and 14 rebounds at Oregon State, Jan. 13...posted fourth double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. USC, Jan. 9...recorded double-digits in rebounds in four consecutive games from Dec. 18-29...averaged 12.5 rebounds over the four-game stretch...had 10 rebounds against Arizona, Dec. 29...tallied her third consecutive double-digit rebounding game with 13 boards against Arizona State, Dec. 27...recorded two consecutive double-doubles prior to ASU...tallied 21 points and 15 rebounds against Valparaiso, Dec. 21...totals were second-best career effort in each category...tallied second double-double of season, with 11 points and 12 rebounds against Eastern Washington, Dec. 18...posted a double-double with a career-high 23 points along with 11 rebounds in the win over Boise State, Nov. 19...achieved her point total on 10-of-14 shooting with 15 of her points coming in the second half...of her 11 rebounds, nine were on the offensive end.

No. 41 Keisha Moore: Fourth in Pac-10 in blocks (1.20/game)...averaged 7.6 points and 6.0 rebounds a game...rebound figure seventh in the conference...tallied 14 points at Arizona, Feb. 24...was a perfect 8-of-8 from the line against the Wildcats...scored a season-high 17 points in the win over Oregon State, Feb. 12...scored 13 of her season-high point total in the second half...contributed 10 points in a 14-1 WSU second half run that gave the Cougars the lead for good...also contributed across the stat sheet recording seven rebounds, five steals and three blocks against the Beavers...nearly had a double-double with nine points and eight rebounds vs. Oregon, Feb. 10...just missed double-double at UCLA with nine points and a season-high 11 boards...tied a season-high with 12 points at USC, Feb. 3...barely missed a double-double against UW with a season-high 12 points and nine boards...also just missed a double-double at Cal, Jan. 4 with nine points and eight rebounds...scored nine points against Arizona, Dec. 29...recorded seven rebounds versus Valparaiso, Dec. 21...in her debut with the Cougars, scored 11 points, including 10 in the second half, against Eastern Washington, Dec. 18...in the second half shot 5-of-8 from the field...during a 15-0 WSU second half run, scored six straight points to bring the Cougars from a 37-30 deficit to within one at 37-36...transferred to WSU from the University of Idaho...because of NCAA Division I transfer rules, was not eligible to play until the day after the conclusion of the 2004 fall semester, which was Saturday, Dec. 18...in two seasons at Idaho averaged 12.4 points and 7.4 rebounds a game.

--wsucougars.com
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