Wednesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played March 6, 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 24 points, Danielle Parker reached 1,000 career rebounds and No. 16 Delaware scored the first 16 points to defeat Georgia State 86-58 on Wednesday.
Parker, playing in her school record 138th game, had 12 rebounds, and Lauren Carra scored 15 points for the Blue Hens (26-3, 17-0 Colonial Athletic Association), who set a school record with their 22nd consecutive victory, surpassing a mark set last season.
The Blue Hens' last loss was 69-53 to Maryland on Dec. 20.
Kendra Long scored 14 points and Cody Paulk had 12 for the Panthers (13-16, 5-13), who have lost three straight and five of six. It was Georgia State's final home game this season and their last in the CAA.
The Blue Hens led 16-0 only 5:21 in. Delaware made 32 field goals to Georgia State's 24 and shot 12-of-22 shooting 3-pointers to the Panthers' 2 of 16.
No. 25 TOLEDO 63, BALL STATE 39
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Naama Shafir and Yolanda Richardson scored 14 points apiece to push Toledo past Ball State in its first game as a ranked team since 2001.
Yolanda Richardson made 7 of 9 from the field and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds to help Toledo (27-2, 15-1), the MAC regular-season champions, win its 15th straight game.
The Rockets hadn't been ranked since Nov. 19, 2001.
After Toledo went ahead 10-0, Brandy Woody's jumper capped a 10-0 run for Ball State to tie it with 12:03 left in the half.
The Rockets closed out the period on 26-4 run to take a 36-14 lead into halftime. Shafir, a MAC Player of Year candidate, sparked the run with a 3-pointer.
Toledo led by as many as 31 points in the second half.
Nathalie Fontaine had 18 points to lead the Cardinals (15-14, 12-4). The loss snapped a four game winning streak for Ball State.