Princeton falls short

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PRINCETON, N.J. --- Epiphanny Prince scored 18 points and sparked the decisive run to lead No. 6 Rutgers to its third consecutive win, 53-48 over stubborn Princeton on Wednesday night.

Rutgers' Myia McCurdy reaches for a rebound as she lands hard on top of Princeton's Ali Prichard in the Scarlet Knights' five-point win.  Associated Press
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Rutgers' Myia McCurdy reaches for a rebound as she lands hard on top of Princeton's Ali Prichard in the Scarlet Knights' five-point win.

Kia Vaughn added 12 points and seven rebounds for the Scarlet Knights (8-2).

Princeton (3-8), which dropped its 11th in a row to Rutgers, got 20 points from Megan Cowher and 10 from Addie Micir.

NO. 16 DEPAUL 91, CHICAGO STATE 59

In Chicago, guard Allie Quigley scored 23 points to lead DePaul over Chicago State.

Guard Dierdre Naughton added 16 points. Erin Carney scored 12 points and was the only other Blue Demon in double figures. Natasha Williams added nine points and 10 rebounds for DePaul (8-0).

Chicago State (4-4) was led by guard Jasmin Dixon with 20 points and a game-high 12 rebounds.

NO. 17 NOTRE DAME 94, VALPARAISO 56

In South Bend, Ind., Ashley Barlow scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half and Notre Dame forced 27 turnovers en route to its seventh victory in a row.

The Irish (9-1) have won all but one of their six home games this season by at least 30 points.

Aimee Litka led Valparaiso (3-6) with a career-high 17 points. The Crusaders fell to 0-21 against the Irish.


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