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(13) West Virginia 74

(7-1, 4-0 away)

Columbia 41

(2-6, 2-3 home)

    1:00 PM ET, December 2, 2007

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    #13WVU 32 4274
    CLMB 21 2041

    Top Performers

    West Virginia: M. Bulger 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Columbia: B. Carfora 11 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    West Virginia opens game with 11-0 run, cruises

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Meg Bulger scored 15 points, LaQuita Owens and Chakhia Cole each added 13, and West Virginia (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) beat Columbia 74-41 Sunday in the FAU Holiday Classic.

    West Virginia (7-1) jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the first three minutes of the game and never looked back. Bulger had 10 points in the first half for the Mountaineers

    During a a brief stretch midway through the first half, the Lions (2-6) cut the deficit to 26-18 with a 7-0 run that started with a 3-pointer by Michele Gage, but West Virginia ended the half up 32-21.

    Sparkle Davis finished with 10 points and Olayinka Sanni had 11 for the Mountaineers.

    Brittney Carfora hit two straight 3-pointers and added a short jumper for eight of the Lions' final 11 points.

    Carfora scored a team-high 11 points. Lauren Dwyer added eight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WVU
    CLMB
    Points 74 41
    FG Made-Attempted 28-58 (.483) 10-56 (.179)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 4-26 (.154)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 17-30 (.567)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 33 0

    Game Leaders

     
    WVU
    CLMB
    PointsM. Bulger 15B. Carfora 11
    ReboundsO. Sanni 8M. Harker 8
    AssistsA. Powell 7S. Yee 4
    StealsL. Owens 3S. Yee 3

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