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Naughton steps up to halt streaking West Virginia

Feb 16, 2008 - 10:36 PM MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (Ticker) -- Deirdre Naughton scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds as DePaul shocked No. 11 West Virginia, 81-80, in the Big East Conference on Saturday.

Naughton went 7-of-14 from the field with five 3-pointers and handed out five assists as the Blue Demons (20-4, 9-2 Big East) snapped the Mountaineers' nine-game winning streak.

China Threatt scored 15 points and Allie Quigley added 12 for DePaul, which overcame 41 percent (26-of-64) from the field by connecting on 14-of-30 3-pointers.

The Blue Demons also went 15-of-18 from the free-throw line, including six made attempts inside the final minute to seal the win.

LaQuita Owens scored 22 points and Olayinka Sanni chipped in 15 for West Virginia (20-4, 9-2), which held a 30-14 advantage in points in the paint.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    DEPAUL 45 36 81
    WEST VIRGINIA (11) 41 39 80 FINAL

    Feb 16 4:00 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    DEPAUL 45
    (11) WEST VIRGINIA 41 HALFTIME

    Feb 16 2:52 PM
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    DePaul vs. West Virginia(11)Feb 16 2:52 PM