Women's Basketball Upset By Cincinnati In BIG EAST Tournament, 60-54
March 6, 2009
HARTFORD, Conn. - Kahla Roudebush scored 19 points and 16th-seeded Cincinnati upset Marquette 60-54 in overtime Friday in the first round of the Big East tournament.
Angel Morgan added 13 points and Jill Stephens had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Bearcats (14-16).
Angel Robinson had 15 points for Marquette, but hit just one of her nine 3-point attempts.
The Golden Eagles (16-15) were up 49-43 with 4 minutes left, but were outscored 7-1 at the end of regulation.
Two consecutive driving layups by Cincinnati's Shanasa Sanders, sandwiched between a free throw by Tatiyiana McMorris, tied the game at 50.
Sanders missed a short jumper at the regulation buzzer, but Cincinnati's Val Schuster hit the first two buckets in overtime, and the Bearcats never trailed again.
Cincinnati will play No. 8 seed South Florida on Saturday.