Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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Jen Nale scored 10 points to lead Colby, which fell behind 33-18 at halftime and then trailed by as many as 26 points in the second half.
AMHERST 79, BATES 52: Marcia Voigt made four 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 19 points as the Jeffs (21-0, 7-0) downed the Bobcats (10-10, 3-5) in a NESCAC game at Amherst, Mass.
Molly Brown scored 10 points to lead Bates, which trailed 45-28 at halftime.
ST. JOSEPH'S: The Monks elevated Jenelle Harris from assistant to head coach.
An assistant for the past six seasons, Harris will replace Michael Bolanz, who stepped down after nine seasons to accept another non-athletic position at the school.
Harris helped the Monks to a 55-27-12 overall record (41-13-10 in Great Northeast Athletic Conference games) during her tenure.
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(4) STANFORD 86, OREGON 62: Chiney Ogwumike had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and Stanford beat host Oregon for its fifth consecutive win.
It was the 400th Pac-12 victory for Tara VanDerveer, who is the only coach in conference history to win that many league games.
Joslyn Tinkle added 16 points for the Cardinal (19-2, 7-1), who led by as many as 29 points in their 12th straight victory on the road this season.
Ariel Thomas had 17 points for the overmatched Ducks (3-8, 1-7). Freshman Jillian Alleyne added 13 points and 13 rebounds.
NORTH CAROLINA: This could be a huge weekend for Coach Sylvia Hatchell.
A victory over rival Duke on Sunday would make it 900 career wins for the Tar Heels' coach.
Hatchell said Friday that "I'd be lying if I said it didn't matter" that the milestone victory could come against the fifth-ranked Blue Devils.