Villanova 75

(10-5, 1-3 Big East)

(11) DePaul 84

(16-1, 3-1 Big East)

    2:00 PM ET, January 14, 2006

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    VILL 35 4075
    #11DEP 41 4384

    Smith, Rubino record double-doubles in DePaul win

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Khara Smith scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead No. 10 DePaul over Villanova 84-75 on Saturday.

    DePaul (16-1, 3-1 Big East) also got 20 points and 10 rebounds from Jenna Rubino. Allie Quigley added 17 points for the Blue Demons.

    Liad Suez-Karni led four Villanova players in double figures with 20 points, including four 3-pointers. Jackie Adamshick had 15 points and Jenna Viani added 14.

    The Wildcats (10-5, 1-3) kept the game close in the second half before DePaul went on an 11-5 run to take a 74-69 lead with 1:45 left. Smith had seven points during the spurt.

    Villanova got off to a quick start, scoring eight straight points to take an 8-2 lead, with Suez-Karni scoring five. DePaul stuck around before taking its first lead with a 10-0 run late in the first half. Smith had back-to-back baskets to trigger the run.

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