Sunday, December 7, 2003

Xavier 72, Central Michigan 35



The Cincinnati Enquirer

Sophomore Tara Boothe totaled 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Musketeers in the first round of the Provident Bank Xavier Invitational at Cintas Center. Xavier will play High Point in the championship game at 3 p.m. today, and Central Michigan will play East Tennessee State in the consolation game at 1 p.m.

Boothe shot 8-for-11 from the field, making her 17-for-20 over XU's last two games. Saturday's double-double is her first this season and the 11th of her career.

Senior Aida Sarajlija had 12 points and seven rebounds for XU.




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