Wednesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Thursday, March 1, 2012
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 19 points and 11 rebounds in her final home game at Stanford as the second-ranked Cardinal beat Seattle 76-52 Wednesday night for their 79th straight home win.
Chiney Ogwumike added 18 points, including 10 in the second half, while freshman point guard Amber Orrange had 10 points and a season-high nine assists for Stanford. The Cardinal (27-1) never trailed but had to overcome a sluggish start when the Redhawks repeatedly beat them to loose balls and were within three points late in the first half.
Talisa Rhea had 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists for Seattle (17-10), which shot just 25 percent in the second half in the first-ever meeting between the two schools.
NO. 8 DELAWARE 79, WILLIAM & MARY 53
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 26 points and 11 rebounds and Delaware became the first team to finish undefeated in the Colonial Athletic Conference since Old Dominion in 2001-02.
Danielle Parker and Lauren Carra each added 14 points for the Blue Hens (27-1, 18-0). Delaware shot 52 percent (33 for 64) from the field. Delle Donne, who came in tops in the nation in scoring at 28.3 points per game and 28th in shooting at 52.4 percent, was 9 for 15.
Janine Aldridge scored 15 points to lead William and Mary (10-19, 3-15), which trailed by 13 at halftime and closed within 10 early in the second half before the Blue Hens had a 10-2 run.