Rhea, Redhawks win tournament (Basketball)

December 30, 2011

Talisa Rhea

Seattle University used another late-game rally to pull out a victory, this time over Eastern Michigan in the championship game of the Dental Service Holiday Hoops Tournament at KeyArena.

Juneau’s Talisa Rhea played a role in the 75-72 win, compiling 16 points, 7 assists and 4 rebounds to help land her on the all-tournament team.

The senior guard drilled 4 of 7 threes, including one that tied the game at 68-68.

Seattle U. scored five points at the foul line in the final 50 seconds. The night before the team scored five points in the final 20 seconds to beat Saint Francis.

It was the fourth win in six games for the Redhawks, who feature assistant coach Dorena Bingham of Anchorage.