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Archive for Wednesday, August 1, 2001

Charlotte smacks Miami, 63-45

August 1, 2001

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— Allison Feaster and Andrea Stinson combined for 33 points and hit consecutive three-pointers during a key first-half run as the Charlotte Sting beat the Miami Sol 63-45 Tuesday night.

Feaster had 18 points and Stinson added 15 on 7-of-9 shooting as Charlotte (12-14) won its fifth straight home game. The Sting are 11-4 since starting 1-10.

CHARLOTTE'S ALLISON FEASTER, right, pulls away from Miami's Elena
Baranova on Tuesday. The Sting beat the Sol, 63-45, in Charlotte,
N.C.

CHARLOTTE'S ALLISON FEASTER, right, pulls away from Miami's Elena Baranova on Tuesday. The Sting beat the Sol, 63-45, in Charlotte, N.C.

Marla Brumfield had nine points and Elena Baranova eight for Miami (15-11), which lost for just the second time in 11 games and failed to clinch a playoff berth.

Charlotte shot 56 percent overall and never trailed, scoring the first six points.

Stinson and Feaster made back-to-back 3-pointers in a 13-0 run to put the Sting up 31-11 with 4:45 left in the first half. Charlotte shot 64 percent in the half and led 39-21 at the break.

Miami made just 8 of 29 shots in the first half.

Sting 63, Sol 45

MIAMI (45)

Baranova 4-8 0-0 8, Reid 2-4 0-0 4, Riley 0-3 0-0 0, Sam 2-9 4-4 8, Black 0-8 0-0 0, Ford 0-2 1-2 1, Askamp 2-3 1-1 5, Brumfield 3-7 2-2 9, Rasmussen 2-4 1-2 6, Colleton 2-7 0-0 4. Totals 17-55 9-11 45.

CHARLOTTE (63)

Feaster 6-13 2-2 18, Smith 4-5 3-4 12, Sutton-Brown 4-5 3-4 11, Staley 0-2 0-0 0, Stinson 7-9 0-0 15, Machanguana 0-0 0-0 0, Edwards 1-3 0-0 2, Enis 1-2 3-3 5, Miller 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 23-41 11-13 63.

Miami 21 24 45

Charlotte 39 24 63

3-Point GoalsMiami 2-10 (Rasmussen 1-1, Brumfield 1-3, Baranova 0-2, Black 0-2, Sam 0-2), Charlotte 6-15 (Feaster 4-8, Stinson 1-1, Smith 1-1, Staley 0-1, Edwards 0-1, Enis 0-1, Miller 0-2). ReboundsMiami 31 (Black 5), Charlotte 29 (Smith, Sutton-Brown 4). AssistsMiami 11 (Ford, Sam, Brumfield 2), Charlotte 15 (Staley 5). Total foulsMiami 14, Charlotte 11. A7,064.

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