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Women's Basketball Falls to Delaware 60-45 in Blue Sky Classic Final

 

 

Dec. 30, 2012

Box Score

HANOVER, N.H. - The Duquesne women's basketball team's program record 10-game winning streak came to an end on Sunday night after a 60-45 loss to Delaware. This was the championship game of the 2012 Blue Sky Classic hosted by Dartmouth College.

The Dukes (11-2) were led by April Robinson with 12 points. Jocelyn Floyd, who was named to the All-Tournament Team, had a team-high seven rebounds. Wumi Agunbiade, who was also selected to the All-Tournament Team, recorded her 1,000th career point at the 16:03 mark of the first half.

The Blue Hens (8-3) were led by Tournament MVP Elena Delle Donne with 23 points and 13 rebounds. Danielle Parker, also an All-Tournament Team selection, scored 12.

The first half was low-scoring and with the score tied at 8-8 midway through the first half, the Dukes only scored one field goal the rest of the half, taking a 22-12 deficit into halftime.

At the under 16 media timeout of the second half, Delaware had doubled-up Duquesne at 32-16. UD's lead grew to 27 points when a pair of foul shots from Laura Carra made the score 56-29 at the 5:20 mark.

DU closed out the contest on a 16-4 run.

Duquesne opens the new year on Jan. 5th when they host Miami University at the Palumbo Center. Tipoff is at 2:00 p.m.

GAME NOTES

  • This was the first time this season Duquesne did not lead at halftime

  • Agunbiade is the 24th player of the 1,000 Point Club - she is the sixth player coached by Suzie McConnell-Serio to score 1,000 points
     

     

  • Duquesne's 45 points, 17 field goals, 32 rebounds, 7 assists, 9 steals and 27.9 FG percentage were all season-lows


    Duquesne vs. Delaware

    Team
    1
    2
    F
    Duquesne (11-2)
    12
    33
    45
    Delaware (8-3)
    22
    38
    60
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