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West Virginia turns up defense for ninth straight win

Feb 14, 2008 - 4:49 AM MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (Ticker) -- Olayinka Sanni scored 17 points and Meg Bulger added 14 as No. 11 West Virginia recorded a 56-35 Big East victory over No. 18 Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

Sanni shot 8-of-16 from the field and grabbed seven rebounds for the Mountaineers (20-3, 9-1 Big East), who reeled off their ninth straight win.

LaQuita Owens chipped in nine points and 10 rebounds for West Virginia, which limited Pittsburgh to 13 points in the first half en route to the lopsided win.

Ashleigh Braxton scored 13 points off the bench for the Panthers (18-6, 8-3), who finished 20 percent (12-of-59) from the field, including 3-of-16 on 3-pointers.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    PITTSBURGH (18) 13 22 35
    WEST VIRGINIA (11) 25 31 56 FINAL

    Feb 13 8:54 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    (18) PITTSBURGH 13
    (11) WEST VIRGINIA 25 HALFTIME

    Feb 13 7:54 PM
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    Pittsburgh(18) vs. West Virginia(11)Feb 13 7:06 PM