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BC women have sizable edge on HC

Staff and Wire Reports / November 19, 2008
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Carolyn Swords powered her way to game highs of 33 points and 15 rebounds, and Boston College was too strong up front in defeating Holy Cross, 82-69, last night in Worcester.

The 6-foot-6-inch Swords (15 of 17 from the field) and forward Stefanie Murphy (10 points, seven rebounds) nearly outrebounded the entire Crusaders team, and overall the Eagles finished with a 39-25 edge on the boards and a 48-18 advantage on points in the paint.

Mickel Picco added 19 points for BC (2-0).

Briana McFadden led Holy Cross (0-2) with 21 points and six rebounds, and Bethany O'Dell scored 18.

West Virginia 79, Northeastern 42 - Liz Repella (23 points, 14 rebounds) and the Mountaineers (2-1) had it easy at home, limiting the Huskies to 16 first-half points.

Jasmine Crew was the high scorer for NU (0-2) with 13 points.

Hartford 69, Providence 50 - Lisa Etienne tallied 17 points, Diana Delva recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Hawks (2-0) led the host Friars (1-1) by as many as 31 points in the second half.

Rutgers 83, Princeton 35 - Epiphanny Price had 15 points and the third-ranked Scarlet Knights (2-0) built a 30-4 lead and poured it on at home.

Men's basketball
BU 71, Bucknell 68
- John Holland hit a pair of late free throws to force overtime, then scored 7 of BU's 12 points in the extra period to lead the Terriers (1-1) in Lewisburg, Pa.

Holland finished with 12 points, while Corey Lowe led BU with 19. Justin Castleberry's 17 points paced Bucknell (0-2), which blew a 43-31 halftime lead.

Vermont 89, Yale 58 - At Burlington, Vt., Maurice Joseph and Colin McIntosh both had 17 points and Mike Trimboli tacked on 16 for the Catamounts (1-1), who turned 27 turnovers by the Bulldogs (0-2) into 32 points.

Providence 100, Dartmouth 82 - Seven players reached double figures for the host Friars (1-1), led by Marshon Brooks's 18 points. Alex Barnett totaled 28 points for the Big Green (0-2).

N. Carolina 77, Kentucky 58 - Deon Thompson scored a career-high 20 points as the top-ranked Tar Heels (2-0), again playing without the injured Tyler Hansbrough, pounded the Wildcats (0-2) in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Texas 76, Tulane 51 - Damion James was the high man with 16 points, one of five double-figure scorers for the No. 7 Longhorns (2-0) in Austin, Texas.

Gonzaga 80, Idaho 46 - The No. 9 Bulldogs (2-0) opened with a 17-0 run to blast the visiting Vandals (1-2). Micah Downs led Gonzaga with 18 points.

Purdue 78, Loyola of Chicago 46 - The No. 11 Boilermakers (3-0) advanced to the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off, getting 14 points from E'Twaun Moore in West Lafayette, Ind.

Oklahoma 82, Davidson 78 - Behind 25 points and 21 rebounds from Blake Griffin, the 12th-ranked Sooners (3-0) overcame a career-high 44 points by Stephen Curry to beat the No. 21 Wildcats (2-1) in Norman, Okla., and advance to the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals.

Tennessee 91, Tenn.-Martin 64 - Brian Williams scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and the No. 14 Volunteers (2-0) set a school record with their 34th consecutive home victory.

Arizona St. 59, San Diego St. 52 - James Harden had 18 points as the No. 15 Sun Devils (2-0) rallied in San Diego.

Southern Cal 73, New Mexico St. 60 - The No. 19 Trojans (2-0) received 22 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks from Taj Gibson in Los Angeles.

Kansas 85, Florida Gulf Coast 45 - The No. 24 Jayhawks (2-0) raised their 2008 national title banner and coasted behind Sherron Collins's 25 points.

Men's hockey
Brown 3, Harvard 3
- Matt Vokes scored his first of the year 6:29 into the third period, enabling the Bears (0-4-2, 0-2-2 ECAC) to pull even with the No. 18 Crimson (4-2-1, 4-2-1) in Providence.

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