Scores

Final

Syracuse 57

(9-18, 2-14 Big East)

(15) DePaul 82

(24-5, 11-5 Big East)

    8:00 PM ET, February 28, 2006

    1 2 T
    SYR 23 3457
    #15DEP 39 4382

    Smith, No. 15 DePaul easily dispatch Syracuse

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Khara Smith scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead No. 15 DePaul past Syracuse 82-57 on Tuesday night.

    Allie Quigley chipped in 13 points and three steals for DePaul (24-5, 11-5 Big East), while Caprice Smith added 11 points and five rebounds.

    Vaida Sipaviciute scored 16 points on 9-for-14 shooting for Syracuse (9-18, 2-14). Sara Antolick added 12 points for the Orange, who shot 39.1 percent.

    DePaul got out to an early lead when Quigley hit back-to-back 3's, capping an 11-0 run for a 14-4 advantage. A 9-3 run to end the half put DePaul up 39-23 at intermission.

    DePaul added a 14-2 run in the second half to take a 62-31 lead with 12:13 left. The Blue Demons were on target in the second half, hitting 58.1 percent of their shots after only shooting 33.3 percent in the first.

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