November 14, 2012

College Women: Syracuse pulls away to defeat UMaine

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ORONO – Syracuse strung together a 17-0 run in the second half Tuesday night to put away the University of Maine 68-44 in a nonconference women's basketball game at Alfond Arena.

Maine rallied within 47-40 on a jumper by Courtney Anderson with 8:41 left, but Elashier Hall then made a jumper and a 3-pointer to start the rally that held Maine scoreless for the next 8:30.

Kayla Alexander led the Orange with 19 points. Hall followed with 12.

The Black Bears closed with eight straight points to trail 32-28 at halftime.

Ashleigh Roberts had 10 points to pace the Black Bears. Brittany Wells finished with eight points, and Anderson and Mikaela Gustafsson added seven apiece.


(1) BAYLOR 85, KENTUCKY 51: Brittney Griner scored 27 points with eight rebounds as Baylor (2-0) overwhelmed Kentucky (1-1) at Waco, Texas.

Odyssey Sims added 18 points, and Destiny Williams had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Bears, who have won 42 straight games. They play fourth-ranked Stanford in Hawaii on Friday.


(22) OKLAHOMA STATE 74, MISSOURI STATE 71: Liz Donohoe scored 24 points and Tiffany Bias made four free throws in the final 24 seconds as Oklahoma State (2-0) held off Missouri State (0-1) at Springfield, Mo..

Lindsey Keller had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Cowboys.


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