Tuesday's Top 25 Women's College Basketball Capsules
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Angel Robinson scored 18 points and Marquette went on an 11-0 midway through the second half just after coach Terri Mitchell was hit in the head to upset No. 6 West Virginia 69-54 on Tuesday night.
The Mountaineers (16-1, 3-1 Big East) watched Marquette snap the nation’s longest winning streak despite getting 15 points from Liz Repella. No. 3 Duke (15-0) and Florida Gulf Coast (12-0) are the last remaining undefeated women’s teams in Division I.
Mitchell was hit in the head by a loose ball early in the second half with Marquette (14-3, 2-2) trailing by two and eventually left the court. When she returned 11 minutes later, Marquette led by double digits to give her second win in 18 tries over a top 10 opponent.
No. 14 DePaul 77, South Florida 61
CHICAGO (AP) — Felicia Chester scored 19 points and Keisha Hampton added 18 to help DePaul beat South Florida for the Blue Demons’ 13th win in 14 games.
Taylor Pikes had 17 points and 10 rebounds while Anna Martin had 14 points for DePaul (16-2, 4-0 Big East).
Andrea Smith scored 16 points for South Florida (9-9, 0-4), which has lost five straight.
The Blue Demons led by just two points with 14:30 to play but pulled away to open a double-digit lead.
No. 17 Iowa State 64, Nebraska 43
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Kelsey Bolte scored 22 points and Iowa State used a huge second-half run to beat Nebraska.
Anna Prins added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Cyclones (13-3, 1-1 Big 12), who fell behind 9-0 and trailed by as many as 11 before regrouping at halftime. Iowa State shot 58.6 percent in the second half and held Nebraska scoreless for 9 minutes while breaking the game open with a 22-0 run.
Iowa State outscored Nebraska 43-17 in the second half.
Lindsey Moore’s 13 points led Nebraska (10-6, 0-2), which has lost five of seven. The Cornhuskers led 26-21 at halftime, then missed 23 of their first 28 shots in the second half.
Rutgers 78, No. 25 Syracuse 67
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Monique Oliver scored a career-high 27 points, Khadijah Rushdan had 15 points and matched her career high with nine assists, and Rutgers beat Syracuse.
The win for Rutgers (10-6, 3-0 Big East) was its third straight and snapped a three-game losing streak to the Orange (13-3, 1-2), who had won their first 12 home games. Syracuse’s other losses were to top-ranked Baylor and last week at then-No. 15 Georgetown.
After falling behind early, the Scarlet Knights quickly rallied behind Oliver. She had 14 points in the first 9:33, outplaying Syracuse center Kayla Alexander as Rutgers built a double-digit lead in the first 11:33 and kept it for most of the rest of the game.
Elashier Hall led the Orange with a career-high 23 points.