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Final

(14) DePaul 78

(12-1, 0-1 Big East)

Northwestern 58

(4-6, 3-3 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 22, 2005

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    #14DEP 39 3978
    NW 26 3258

    Smith's double-double carries No. 14 DePaul past Northwestern

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Allie Quigley scored 22 points and Khara Smith had 18 points and 17 rebounds to lead DePaul to a 78-58 victory over Northwestern on Thursday night.

    Caprice Smith added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Blue Demons (12-1). Smith scored six straight points to spark a 14-2 run and give DePaul an early 24-9 lead.

    The Blue Demons put the game out of reach with an 11-0 run early in the second half that stretched their lead to 57-32.

    Ifeoma Okonkwo led Northwestern (4-6) with 15 points on 6-for-9 shooting. A.J. Glasauer had 12 points and Sara Stutz added 10 for the Wildcats.

    DePaul outrebounded Northwestern 55-36.

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