DETROIT (AP) -- Missy Mitidiero scored 13 points in a reserve
role to help DePaul (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today; No. 17 AP) win its eighth straight game, 81-57 over
Detroit on Friday night.
Erin Cattell hit a 3-pointer midway through the first half to
spark a 15-3 run that gave the Blue Demons (8-1) the lead for good.
DePaul led 34-25 at the half and put the game away with a 12-4
spurt to open the second half.Mitidiero had 10 points during the second-half streak. Erin
Carney and Jenna Rubino each finished with 12 points and Caprice
Smith and Samantha Quigley scored 10 apiece.Joyce Massey had 22 points for the Titans (1-8), who have lost
seven straight. Sandi Brown added 12 for Detroit.Rubino became the 20th DePaul player to score 1,000 career
points when she made a pair of free throws late in the game.