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No. 6 Rutgers holds off Saint Joseph's

Nov 29, 2007 - 3:53 AM PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- Kia Vaughn had 12 points and 11 rebounds as No. 6 Rutgers survived a battle with Saint Joseph's to hold on for a 56-50 victory on Wednesday.

Epiphanny Prince scored 12 points and Matee Ajavon 11 for the Scarlet Knights (4-1).

The Hawks (3-2) rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half and took a 49-46 lead. Rutgers regained the lead, 50-49, when Vaughn made a layup with 1:52 remaining and held on for the victory.

Timisha Gomez scored 14 points and Sarah Acker had 10 for Saint Joseph's. The Scarlet Knights, who led, 10-0, missed 16 of their first 20 shots in the second half.

Rutgers took a 35-28 advantage into halftime over the Hawks, who had more turnovers (12) than baskets (11) in the first half.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    RUTGERS (6) 35 21 56
    SAINT JOSEPHS 28 22 50 FINAL

    Nov 28 8:57 PM
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    Rutgers(5) vs. St. Joseph'sNov 28 8:36 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    (6) RUTGERS 35
    SAINT JOSEPHS 28 HALFTIME

    Nov 28 7:48 PM