Saturday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Sunday, January 1, 2012
CHICAGO (AP) — Anna Martin scored 30 points to lead No. 21 DePaul to a 65-46 victory Saturday against Northern Illinois and give Blue Demons coach Doug Bruno his 500th victory with the school.
The Blue Demons (13-2) trailed the Huskies 25-22 at halftime, but opened the second with a 14-0 run.
Satavia Taylor led the Huskies (6-6) with eight points.
NO. 4 STANFORD 77, UCLA 50
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nnemkadi Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike each posted double-doubles for the second straight game and No. 4 Stanford handed the Bruins their 12th consecutive loss against the perennial Pac-12 women’s powerhouse.
Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 18 points and 10 rebounds, her sister Chiney had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Toni Kokenis added 11 points for the Cardinal (11-1, 2-0), which won their eighth in a row and extended their league winning streak to a record 59 games.
UCLA’s Rebekah Gardner scored 17 points and Markel Walker added 11 for the injury-riddled Bruins (6-7, 1-1). They were without leading scorer and rebounder Atonye Nyingifa, who tore her right ACL in a loss to Tennessee on Dec. 17 and is out for the season. They had already lost Jasmine Dixon, who ruptured her Achilles tendon in September.
NO. 18 GREEN BAY 76, LOYOLA 49
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Julie Wojta scored 15 points in 25 minutes and Adrian Ritchie had nine points and eight rebounds as No. 18 Green Bay rolled to a victory over Loyola of Chicago.
Wojta also had eight rebounds, four assists and four steals for the Phoenix (12-0, 2-0 Horizon League). Ritchie had six assists. Green Bay held the Ramblers (6-7, 1-1) to 37.5 percent shooting and forced 34 turnovers to extend its winning streak to 28 games against conference foes.
Simone Law and Abby Skube scored 10 points apiece for Loyola.