Blue Hens advance to Colonial semifinals

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UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Elena Delle Donne had 21 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 15 Delaware defeated UNC Wilmington 51-43 Friday to extend its school-record winning streak to 23 games and advance to the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.

Striving for their second consecutive CAA title, the top-seeded Blue Hens (28-3) will face Hofstra today.

Delaware has won 41 consecutive CAA games, including the postseason.

Kelva Atkins scored 13 for the Seahawks, who used only five players the entire game.

NO. 20 GREEN BAY 71, DETROIT 54

In Green Bay, Wis., Megan Lukan scored 19 points, leading four players in double figures for Green Bay in a Hori­zon League semifinal game.

Adrian Ritchie had 17 points and seven rebounds for the Phoenix (28-2). Lydia Bauer had 13 points, and Sarah Eichler added 12 points.

Green Bay led 27-22 at halftime. Green Bay shot 47.7 percent from the field for the game, while Detroit shot 40.9 percent. Detroit (17-13) had 20 turnovers, which Green Bay converted into 24 points.


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