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Smith's 26 points leads Blue Demons

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Khara Smith scored 26 points to lead
DePaul (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today; No. 21 AP) to a 73-59 victory over Northern Illinois on Wednesday
night.

Jenna Rubino added 16 points and Jenni Dant 10 for De Paul
(7-2). The Blue Demons, who led 35-27 at the half, made 25 of 59
shots in the game.

Kristin Wiener led the Huskies (1-6) with 11 points.