Husky women to face UTEP in WNIT Elite 8

Husky women to face UTEP in WNIT Elite 8

Washington Huskies head coach Mike Neighbors Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

The University of Washington women’s basketball team’s journey to the WNIT Final Four continues Monday, March 30 in El Paso, Texas as the Huskies battle the University of Texas-El Paso Miners.

Washington, 20-13, were led by freshman sensation Kelsey Plum’s 21 points and Aminah Williams 17 rebounds and five steals in the Huskies 62-55 win over San Diego in the WNIT Sweet 16.

UTEP, 27-7, is led by Kayla Thorton who averages 19.8 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. The Miners defeated Colorado 68-60 in the WNIT Sweet 16.

The tip-off is set for 6 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center on the campus of UTEP.

The winner will face South Dakota State in the WNIT Final Four.

(KPUG Newsroom – Tysen Allumbaugh)

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