Holy Cross
Duke
44 - 81 Final
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Duke crushes overmatched Holy Cross

Mar 19, 2007 - 4:41 AM RALEIGH, North Carolina (Ticker) -- Duke made things look extremely easy in its initial NCAA Tournament game.

Abby Waner scored 26 points, including six 3-pointers, as top-seeded Duke rolled to an 81-44 triumph over No. 16 Holy Cross in the first round of the NCAA Tournament's Greensboro Region.

The Blue Devils (31-1) shot 54 percent (32-of-59) from the floor and posted a 38-22 rebounding advantage to advance to Tuesday's second-round meeting with eight-seeded Temple.

Alison Bales scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Blue Devils extended their non-conference winning streak to 34 straight games. Carrem Gay and Joy Cheek added 10 points apiece.

Bethany Davis scored 19 points and was the lone player for Holy Cross (15-18) in double figures.








  • GREENSBORO REGIONAL
    AT RALEIGH NC
    NCAA WOMENS BB GREENSBORO REGIONAL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    HOLY CROSS (16) 22 22 44
    DUKE (1) 41 40 81 FINAL

    Mar 18 9:11 PM


  • GREENSBORO REGIONAL
    AT RALEIGH NC
    NCAA WOMENS BB (16) HOLY CROSS 22
    (1) DUKE 41 HALFTIME

    Mar 18 8:06 PM