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Lady Lions rally past Aggies


February 19. 2013 5:28PM
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Alex Bentley scored 21 points and Maggie Lucas added 18 to help No. 9 Penn State beat No. 16 Texas A&M 63-58 on Wednesday night.


Trailing 56-51 with 6:24 left, Penn State (2-0) closed the game with a 12-2 spurt.


Junior center Kelsey Bone led the Aggies with 16 points and 15 rebounds, but had two turnovers in the final 58 seconds. Karla Gilbert added 10 points for Texas A&M (0-2).


The Aggies finished with 23 turnovers after having only nine at the half. Penn State had 14 turnovers at the break. The Aggies outrebounded the Lady Lions 49-42.


No. 10 Georgia 66, Presbyterian 38

ATHENS, Ga. — Jasmine Hassell scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 10 Georgia to a decisive win over Presbyterian.


Presbyterian (1-1) was trying to gets its second upset win in its first season as a certified Division I team. The Blue Hose opened the season with a 49-46 win at Clemson Sunday.


Duquesne 51, No. 17 Delaware 47

PITTSBURGH — Wumi Agunbiade finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Orsi Szecsi hit a late 3-point shot to help Duquesne upset Delaware.


Delaware was still missing star Elena Delle Donne, who is sidelined while recovering from symptoms of Lyme Disease


Trailing most of the game, Delaware (1-2) fought back in the second half, and Lauren Carra's jump shot with 11:38 to play tied the game at 33.


Delaware took the lead, 44-43, after Stephanie Leon's jumper with 3:59 remaining, but Duquesne (2-1) answered.


North Carolina 63, No. 25 Georgetown 48

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Brittany Roundtree knocked down six 3-pointers en route to 22 points and Krista Gross grabbed 15 rebounds as North Carolina defeated Georgetown.


Megan Buckland added 13 points for the Tar Heels, who improve to 7-0 in the Preseason WNIT after winning the tournament in 2008.


Despite holding the Hoyas to 20.5 percent (8 of 39) shooting in the first half, UNC (3-0) led just 26-22 at intermission. But the Tar Heels opened the second half with a 10-4 run to go up 36-26, and Georgetown would not get any closer than eight the rest of the way.


MEN'S TOP 25 No. 10 Florida 74, No. 22 Wisconsin 56

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Erik Murphy tied a career high with 24 points just days after dealing with an illness, and No. 10 Florida beat 22nd-ranked Wisconsin.


Murphy made all 10 of his shots, including two from 3-point range, as the short-handed Gators enjoyed a double-digit lead most of the night. He also had seven rebounds.


Mike Rosario added 15 points, four rebounds and four assists for Florida (2-0), and Kenny Boynton had 10 points. Sam Dekker and Jared Berggren had 11 points apiece.


No. 15 Creighton 77, UAB 60

OMAHA, Neb. — Josh Jones scored all 18 of his points in the second half to compensate for Doug McDermott's quiet night in Creighton's comeback victory over UAB.


Jones matched his career high with four 3-pointers. The backup guard made two during a personal 10-0 run that tied it 45 and two more during a 17-0 spurt that helped the Bluejays (2-0) finish off the Blazers (1-1).




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