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Iowa player participates in women's all-star game

Tuesday, April 3, 2001

ST. LOUIS - Tennessee's Semeka Randall scored 17 points as the Jazz squad beat the Blues team 74-66 on Saturday in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Challenge.

Iowa's point guard Cara Consuegra was a member of the losing Blues team, playing 22 minutes and recording four assists, one rebound and one steal. She failed to score, shooting 0-2 from the field.

The game is held annually on the Saturday during the NCAA Women's Final Four. A near-capacity crowd of 2,800 saw the exhibition at the Washington University Field House.

The game features the nation's top college seniors, 17 from Division I and the Player of the Year in Division II, Division III and the NAIA. A total of eight players from the Final Four teams were selected for the game but did not play.

Janell Burse of Tulane had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz, and Georgia's Kelly Miller added 11 points.

Host Washington University's Tasha Rodgers, who was the crowd favorite, scored 10 points, including the first two of the game.

North Carolina's LaQuanda Barksdale had 12 points for the Blues.

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