DePaul no match for No. 3 UConn
BY Associated Press
Monday, February 11, 2013
2/11/13 at 5:30 AM
Stefanie Dolson scored 23 points to lead No. 3 Connecticut to a 91-44 romp over late-arriving DePaul, which ran into blizzard-related travel delays and reached the arena only 75 minutes before the opening tip.
About 30 inches of snow fell in the Storrs, Conn., area Friday. The game drew 8,861 fans.
Bria Hartley added 18 points and seven rebounds for UConn (22-1, 9-1 Big East).
It was the first on-court meeting between UConn coach Geno Auriemma and DePaul coach Doug Bruno since they teamed to coach the U.S. women's team to a gold medal last summer.
Megan Rogowski led DePaul (17-7, 6-4) with 12 points.
No. 4 Stanford 69, Arizona State 45: In Stanford, Calif., Chiney Ogwumike had 26 points and 14 rebounds to help Stanford to its eighth consecutive victory.
Bonnie Samuelson scored a career-high 19 points and Joslyn Tinkle added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Cardinal (22-2, 11-1 Pac-12), who have won 11 of 12 overall.
Haley Videckis scored 11 for the Sun Devils (11-13, 3-9), who have lost five straight for the first time since an eight-game skid from Jan. 18 to Feb. 6, 1997.
No. 6 California 91, Arizona 86: In Berkeley, Calif., Talia Caldwell scored a career-high 20 points and had 12 rebounds, Gennifer Brandon also had a double-double and California (21-2, 11-1 Pac-12) extended its winning streak to nine games.
No. 8 Penn State 71, No. 23 Michigan State 56: In State College, Pa., Alex Bentley scored 24 points and Maggie Lucas added 19 to help Penn State (20-3, 10-1 Big Ten) earn its 18th consecutive home win and grab a two-game lead in the conference.
LSU 62, No. 9 Georgia 54: In Baton Rouge, La., Theresa Plaisance had 13 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots, and LSU snapped a two-game slide.
No. 10 Kentucky 75, Vanderbilt 53: In Nashville, Tenn., A'dia Mathies scored a season-high 28 points, and Kentucky collected its second straight road victory.
No. 20 Delaware 71, James Madison 64: In Harrisonburg, Va., Elena Delle Donne had 20 points to become the Colonial Athletic Association's career leading scorer and added 10 rebounds to help Delaware to its 15th straight win.
The Blue Hens (20-3, 11-0) snapped the Dukes' eight-game winning streak.
Connecticut's Breanna Stewart (left) and Stefanie Dolson block a shot attempt by DePaul's Jasmine Penny. JESSICA HILL / Associated Press