Scores

Final

Yale 60

(0-2, 0-2 away)

(23) DePaul 86

(1-1, 1-0 home)

    8:30 PM ET, November 17, 2006

    1 2 T
    YALE 34 2660
    #23DEP 35 5186

    DePaul opens its tournament with victory over Yale

    CHICAGO (AP) -- China Threatt scored 18 points to lead DePaul (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) over Yale 86-60 Friday night in the semifinals of the Blue Demon Invitational.

    Allie Quigley had 12 points and seven rebounds and Jenna Rubino added 12 points for DePaul (1-1), which will face Illinois State in the final on Saturday.

    Melissa Colborne scored 14 points and Erica Davis added 10 points and nine rebounds for Yale (0-2).

    DePaul used its pressure defense to go on a 26-6 run early in the second half and take a 66-44 lead with 8:34 left.

    Yale was up 31-29 with 2:46 remaining in the first half until Threatt scored six straight points to give the Blue Demons a 35-34 edge at halftime.

    Yale had 27 turnovers, including 20 in the first half.

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