Nov. 24, 2012
VCU 74, Maine 58
Junior forward Robyn Parks paced four Rams in double figure scoring with a game-high 22 points and 12 rebounds, and VCU never trailed on its way to a 74-58 victory at Maine Saturday afternoon.
Quinnipiac 76, Rhode Island 60
Rhode Island dropped a 76-60 decision to Quinnipiac on Saturday afternoon. Junior Emilie Cloutier led the Rams in scoring as she matched her career best with a game-high 18 points on the afternoon.
Saint Louis 55, Western Illinois 44
Courtney Webb registered 16 points and a career-high eight rebounds to lead Saint Louis to a 55-44 victory over Western Illinois in the Billikens' home opener Saturday afternoon at Chaifetz Arena. Webb tied her career high of four 3-pointers (4-of-6), all in the first half, and established a career best with four offensive rebounds. She added two assists and a steal.
Green Bay 79, Richmond 48
Richmond had its two-game win streak snapped against Wisconsin-Green Bay, 79-48, Saturday at the Cancun Challenge. Richmond fell to 3-4, while Wisconsin-Green Bay (who is receiving votes in the Top-25 poll) improved to 4-1. The Spiders walked away from theCancun Challenge with a 2-1 mark. No team went undefeated.
North Texas 72, St. Bonaventure 71 (2OT)
Kansas State 67, Charlotte 63
The St. Bonaventure women's basketball team (3-3) dropped its third game Saturday night in the consolation game of the New Mexico Thanksgiving Tournament. North Texas (1-4) bested the Bonnies by a score of 72-71 in double-overtime.
The Charlotte 49ers women's basketball team dug itself a first half hole before closing within one possession on numerous occasions in the second half but, unfortunately could not mount the full comeback, in falling 67-63 to Kansas State Saturday evening inside Halton Arena in Charlotte, N.C.
Portland 71, Butler 58
The Butler women's basketball team led by double figures early but Portland State came back to defeat the Bulldogs 71-58 on Saturday at St. Mary's College. Sophomore Taylor Schippers - who scored 27 points against St. Mary's on Friday - led Butler with 16. Sophomores Hannah Douglas and Amanda Raker each scored 12, with Raker's outing a career high for scoring.
North Carolina 85, La Salle 55
La Salle's Shanel Harrison (Washington, D.C./Virginia Tech) poured in a game-high 18 points and recorded her first double-double as an Explorer, pulling down 10 rebounds, as the Explorers fell to #25/rv North Carolina 85-55 in Chapel Hill on Saturday afternoon. Fourteen of Harrison's 18 points came in the first half, where the Explorers took a 32-31 lead over the Tar Heels into halftime. Brittany Wilson (Pawtucket, R.I./Northeastern) added 14 points, 11 of those in the first half. The Explorers fall to 1-4, while the Tar Heels remain unblemished at 5-0.