Thursday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Friday, December 23, 2011
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Joslyn Tinkle had career highs of 20 points and 11 rebounds to go with three blocks and two steals, and No. 4 Stanford routed Cal State Bakersfield 90-48 on Thursday.
Freshman Bonnie Samuelson scored 14 points and Chiney Ogwumike added 10 on 5-for-5 shooting in 15 minutes as the Cardinal followed up a commanding victory against sixth-ranked Tennessee two days earlier by extending their school-record home winning streak to 69 games.
This was one of the few easy games in what has been another daunting, NCAA tournament-like non-conference schedule for 26th-year coach Tara VanDerveer’s young group.
After Nnemkadi Ogwumike led the way in Tuesday night’s 97-80 victory over Tennessee with a career-high 42 points, her little sister helped take charge in this one.
NO. 11 OHIO STATE 79, WASHINGTON STATE 57
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Samantha Prahalis overcame a slow start to spark a second-half run and lead the Buckeyes to victory.
Prahalis came in averaging 17.8 points but had just two in the first 20 minutes as Ohio State (13-0) clung to a 40-35 halftime lead. She had six points in the opening four minutes after the break then hit her second 3-pointer with 11:38 left to spark a 17-1 spurt that gave the Buckeyes a 70-45 lead.
Tayler Hill had 15 of her 21 points in the first half for the Buckeyes, while Prahalis finished with 20 points and 10 assists.
Carly Noyes scored 15 for the Cougars (6-6) and Jazmine Perkins added 10.
NO. 13 GEORGIA 81, APPALACHIAN STATE 37
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Khaalidah Miller had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and freshman Krista Donald added 22 points in the Lady Bulldogs’ win.
Georgia (10-2) was able to let point guard Jasmine James rest her injured right knee. The Lady Bulldogs’ second-leading scorer watched the game from the bench in a warmup.
Meredith Mitchell moved from swingman to point guard, and Erika Ford started in Mitchell’s spot. But Mitchell left the game with blurred vision after getting poked in the eye late in the first half and Miller had to take over at point guard.
Anna Freeman scored 14 points to lead Appalachian State (8-2).
NO. 20 PURDUE 73, IPFW 36
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Courtney Moses scored 14 points to lead the Boilermakers to victory in their final nonconference game.
Sam Ostarello added 13 points and eight rebounds, Brittany Rayburn had 11 points and four assists, and Antionette Howard added 10 points and nine rebounds for Purdue (10-3).
Stephanie Rosado scored nine points to lead IPFW (4-8).
The Mastodons shot 23 percent from the field and made just 5 of 23 3-pointers while committing 22 turnovers.
Purdue shot 46 percent from the field and outrebounded IPFW 40-32.
NO. 21 DEPAUL 93, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 67
CHICAGO (AP) — Anna Martin scored 21 points to lead five players in double figures and the Blue Demons earned their ninth victory in 10 games and 26th straight at McGrath-Phillips Arena.
Jasmine Penny scored 15 points, Brittany Hrynko had 14, Kelsey Reynolds 12, and Katherine Harry added 11 points and 10 rebounds for DePaul (12-2), which leads the series 9-3.
Teri Oliver scored 25 points and Cartaesha Macklin added 18 for Southern Illinois (3-7), which has lost five of six.
NO. 25 VANDERBILT 64, FLORIDA STATE 59
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christina Foggie scored 18 points and Stephanie Holzer had 17 to help the Commodores hold off the Seminoles.
Foggie and Holzer each sank a pair of throws in the last 46 seconds for Vanderbilt (11-1). Holzer also had 13 rebounds and Jasmine Lister added 10 points.
Chelsea Davis had 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead Florida State (6-6), while Chasity Clayton and Alexa Deluzio had 15 points apiece.