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Boston College 60, Villanova 40
Posted: Wednesday January 23, 2002 10:28 PM
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VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania (Ticker) -- Brianne Stepherson scored nine of her 13 points during a key second-half run as No. 23 Boston College routed Villanova, 60-40, in Big East Conference action.

The Eagles (15-3, 6-1 Big East) used a 20-5 run to pull away from the Wildcats (10-7, 4-7) and win their fourth straight game.

Stepherson dominated the burst, hitting a pair of layups, two free throws and a 3-pointer. She finished 5-of-11 from the field in 36 minutes.

Kim Mackie added four of her 16 points in the run, capping it with a free throw for a 46-28 cushion with 7:36 remaining. Villanova never got closer than 15 points thereafter.

Nicole Conway added 11 points for Boston College, which shot 45 percent from the field (23-of-51) while holding Villanova to 26 percent (14-of-53).

Katie Davis scored 15 points and Mimi Riley added 11 for Villanova, which has lost two straight games by a combined 53 points.

 


 
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