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February 4, 2013

Duke rolls rival UNC

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. —

The Buffaloes (16-5, 5-5 Pac-12) trailed 31-26 at halftime, but scored the first eight points of the second half to take the lead for good.

Brittany Wilson added 12 points and Lexy Kresl scored 11 for Colorado. The Buffs, bouncing back from a loss Friday at No. 18 UCLA, controlled the boards with a 44-29 rebounding edge and held the Trojans to 28 percent shooting.

USC (8-13, 5-5) was led by Cassie Harberts with 14 points. Ariya Crook added 10 points.

NORTHWESTERN 67, NO. 24 IOWA 65

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Karly Roser hit a layup just before time expired to lift Northwestern to a win over Iowa — dealing the Hawkeyes a second straight loss since entering the national rankings.

The Hawkeyes (16-7, 5-4 Big 12) had tied the game on Melissa Dixon’s basket with 3 seconds to play. Dixon led Iowa with 21 points.

Northwestern (11-11, 3-6) trailed 42-27 with 15:26 to play, but pulled even at 49 with 9:21 to go on Kendall Hackney’s basket.

Hackney led the Wildcats with 18 points. Dannielle Diamant had 15 points and seven rebounds, Maggie Lyon scored 12 and Roser had 11 points and eight rebounds.

NO. 25 DELAWARE 79, HOFSTRA 63

NEWARK, Del. — Elena Delle Donne scored 35 points and to lead Delaware to its 13th straight victory with a win over Hofstra.

Delle Donne scored 21 first-half points as the Blue Hens (18-3, 9-0 Colonial Athletic Association) broke open a tight game in the final 10 minutes of the half. The senior All-American’s contested 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer made it 46-33.

Delaware’s lead grew to 56-35 in the opening 4 minutes of the second half. Hofstra (9-10, 5-3) never got any closer than 13 points after intermission.

Anma Onyeuku and Annie Payton scored 15 points apiece for Hofstra.

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