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Connecticut starts strong, routs Duke in Paradise Jam

Nov 26, 2007 - 5:03 AM ST THOMAS, Virgin Islands (Ticker) -- Tina Charles scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds as second-ranked Connecticut captured a 74-48 victory over No. 8 Duke in the championship game of the Paradise Jam on Sunday.

Maya Moore had 12 points and Renee Montgomery and Kalana Greene added 10 apiece for the Huskies (5-0), who shot 53.2 percent (25-of-47) from the field.

Connecticut was ready from the start, racing out to a 40-24 advantage at the half after connecting on 14-of-25 (56.0 percent) of their attempts.

Duke (5-1) was held to 35.7 percent (20-of-56) in absorbing its first loss.

Chante Black was the only player in double figures with 16 points for the Blue Devils, who were topped in points in the paint, 34-24, and second-chance points, 17-7.








  • PARADISE JAM ST THOMAS DIVISION
    AT ST THOMAS VIRGIN ISLANDS
    NCAA WOMENS BB PARADISE JAM ST THOMAS DIVISION
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    DUKE (8) 24 24 48
    CONNECTICUT (2) 40 34 74 FINAL

    Nov 25 10:31 PM


  • PARADISE JAM ST THOMAS DIVISION
    AT ST THOMAS VIRGIN ISLANDS
    NCAA WOMENS BB (8) DUKE 24
    (2) CONNECTICUT 40 HALFTIME

    Nov 25 9:28 PM
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    Duke(9) vs. Connecticut(2)Nov 25 9:09 PM