Nov. 25, 2012
No. 4/4 Duke 82, Xavier 59
The Xavier Musketeers suffered an 82-59 setback to the #4/4 Duke Blue Devils Sunday afternoon at Cintas Center. Ashley Wanninger tied a career-high with 15 points as well as three rebounds and two steals.Xavier is now 3-2 while Duke remains perfect at 4-0. Duke leads the all-time series 3-1 and is currently on a two-game win-streak against the Musketeers.
Dayton 105, Eastern Illinois 42
The University of Dayton women’s basketball team won the Dayton Marriott Classic with a dominant 105-42 victory over the Eastern Illinois Panthers Sunday afternoon at UD Arena. The No. 24/25 ranked Flyers improved their record to 6-0. Eastern Illinois dropped to 2-3.
Saint Joseph's 71, Hofstra 55
Backed by a career-high 19 points from senior guard Ashley Prim, the Saint Joseph's women's basketball team downed Hofstra, 71-55, Sunday afternoon at the Mack Sports Complex. The Hawks took a 17-point lead into halftime and never relented in the second half as they held the Pride to just 35.7 percent shooting (20-of-56) and caused 28 turnovers.
Holy Cross 63, Massachusetts 59
Duquesne 62, Ohio 55
In a contest that came down to the final minute of play, UMass women's basketball dropped a 63-59 decision to visiting-Holy Cross on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore guard Emily Mital had a team-high 14 points, including 12 in the second half. Senior center Jasmine Watson contributed 11 points and seven rebound while redshirt-junior Kiara Bomben added 10 points, six rebounds, three assists and two blocks.
The Duquesne women's basketball held Ohio to just one field goal in the final 9:52 in its 62-55 victory over the Bobcats on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, the Dukes improve to 4-1 while OU falls to 1-3. Belma Nurkic scored a career-high 19 points which included a personal-best five 3-pointers. Wumi Agunbiade recorded a double-double of 14 points on 7-of-11 shooting and 13 rebounds. Jocelyn Floyd, who leads in the NCAA in steals per game, recorded eight take aways.
Virginia Tech 50, George Washington 31
The George Washington women's basketball team struggled to find its offense in a 50-31 loss to Virginia Tech on Sunday afternoon at the Hokies' Cassell Coliseum. GW (3-2) shot just 24.4 percent (11-for-45) from the floor and 27.3 percent (6-for-22) from the foul line as no Colonials' player managed to reach double figures. Sophomore Chakecia Miller led GW with seven points, while senior Megan Nipe tallied six points and a team-high five rebounds.