January 12, 2001 |
Kelly Miller scored a season-high 28 points and No. 4 Georgia scored the game's last 15 points to pull away for a 72-59 Southeastern Conference victory over No. 10 Florida on Thursday night in Athens, Ga. Georgia (14-2, 2-0) trailed by as many as 10 points in the first half and by two, 59-57, after Sherisha Hills hit a three-pointer for Florida (13-2, 2-1) with three minutes to play. But baskets by Christi Thomas and Coco Miller gave Georgia the lead for good.
December 3, 2002 |
Arizona State got 20 points from freshman Jill Noe and beat 14th-ranked Georgia, 74-70, Monday night at Tempe, Ariz. "I don't think we took one quick shot," Sun Devil Coach Charli Turner Thorne said. "We made them play defense." The Sun Devils (5-0) recorded a school-record 13th consecutive home victory. Christi Thomas had 21 points and 15 rebounds for Georgia (2-2). No.
July 29, 2004 |
at Sacramento, 7, ESPN 2 Site -- Arco Arena. Radio -- none. Records -- Sparks 17-7, Monarchs 11-12. Record vs. Monarchs -- 0-2. Update -- The Sparks may have the league's best record, but that won't impress the Monarchs because they have handled the Sparks in both meetings this season. The key reason for Sacramento's success? Rebounding. The Monarchs have a 63-60 edge overall and a more pronounced 28-19 advantage in offensive boards.
April 5, 2007
The No. 1 picks in the WNBA drafts, and the Sparks' top pick (with overall selection): * acquired Nikki Teasley, the No. 5 pick, in a draft-day trade *--* Year No. 1 pick Sparks' first pick Overall 1997 Tina Thompson, Houston Jamila Wideman No. 3 1998 Margo Dydek, Utah Allison Feaster No. 5 1999 Chamique Holdsclaw, Washington DeLisha Milton No. 4 2000 Ann Wauters, Cleveland Nicole Kubik No. 15 2001 Lauren Jackson, Seattle Camille Cooper No. 16 2002 Sue Bird, Seattle Rosalind Ross * No.
August 13, 2007 |
For the Sparks, it was good to be home, finally. LaToya Thomas came off the bench to score 15 of her season-high 23 points in the second half and Christi Thomas scored all 12 of her points in the first half as the Sparks defeated the Minnesota Lynx, 89-80, in front of 9,938 Sunday night at Staples Center. The victory broke an eight-game home losing streak for the Sparks, who had not won at Staples since defeating Sacramento, 74-66, on June 27.
August 15, 2007 |
It was the story of the season, and, unfortunately for the Sparks, the ending didn't change. Christi Thomas celebrated her 25th birthday by scoring a team-high 18 points and pulling down a career-high 13 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the Sparks fell to San Antonio, 84-77, in overtime Tuesday night in front of 6,748 at Staples Center.