No. 24 DePaul tops NIU women in basketball
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Posted Dec 11, 2010 @ 10:55 PM
CHICAGO — Keisha Hampton scored 11 points to eclipse 1,000 for her career and help No. 24 DePaul to a 72-52 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday.
Hampton, a 6-2 junior forward, broke a 9-9 tie early in the game with a 3-pointer that kicked off a decisive 20-4 run. She became the 25th player in school history to reach 1,000 points when she hit a free throw late in the game.
Sam Quigley had 13 points, Deanna Ortiz had 12 on four 3-pointers, and Felicia Chester and Katherine Harry each added 10 for DePaul (11-1), which has won eight straight and improved to 7-0 at McGrath Arena.
Kim Davis scored 18 points for the Huskies (5-4) and Marke Freeman added 11.
Former Hononegah standout Courtney Shelton added two points and two rebounds for NIU.
Wisconsin Lutheran 53, Rockford College 43: The Regents (3-6) squandered a six-point halftime lead. Britney Curry led Rockford with 17 points and three steals.
Rockford College (5-4, 3-1) dropped its first NAC game of the season with a 73-70 loss to Wisconsin Lutheran. The Regents’ Taylor Stintson had a game-high 22 points and Robert Malone added 18.
This story appeared at http://www.rrstar.com/sports/x1921998020/No-24-DePaul-tops-NIU-women-in-basketball on December 11, 2010.