Women's Basketball Sets Program Record With Eighth Straight Victory - 76-38 over Maine
Dec. 20, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Duquesne women's basketball team set a new program record with its eighth straight victory after a 76-38 win over Maine in the first day of the 2011 Gator Holiday Classic on the campus of the University of Florida.
The Dukes, who led from the 17:31 mark of the first half on, took an 11 point lead midway through the half on a Belma Nurkic layup to make the score 21-10. The first half lead would get as high as 19 points - two times - the later on Jocelyn Floyd layup at the 2:30 mark to give DU a 38-19 advantage.
Vendemia, who finished a perfect 5-for-5 from the floor, gave the Dukes a 20 point lead at the 16:25 mark of the second half to make the score 45-25. Back-to-back 3-pointers from Gensler and Nurkic put Duquesne up by 30 points at 66-36 with 6:01 to play.
Ahjah Hall closed out the scoring with 1:20 remaining to give DU its largest lead of the game - 38 points at 76-38.
Duquesne will play the winner of the Florida/Charleston Southern game tomorrow.
Maine vs. Duquesne