Saturday, February 09, 2002

Women: Xavier 75, St. Joseph's 61

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        Amy Waugh scored 30 points, becoming the first Xavier women's player to reach that mark in consecutive games.

        Waugh, who scored 32 points against Massachusetts Saturday, had eight 3-pointers and finished one shy of the Xavier and Atlantic 10 Conference single-game records. She was 8-of-15 from 3-point range.

        Shavon Bell had 12 points and six rebounds and Aida Sarajlija had 12 points and five rebounds for Xavier (9-14, 4-7 A-10). Reetta Piipari added 10 points and six assists for the Musketeers.

        Bell also had a career-high eight steals.

        Susan Moran had 24 points to lead the Hawks (16-6, 7-4). She has 2,097 career points and passed Dale Hodges, who scored 2,077 from 1988-90, as the Hawks' scoring leader.

        Stephanie Graff had 11 points and eight rebounds, and Amy Snell added 11 points, six rebounds and two blocked shots for St. Joseph's.

        Waugh scored 20 points in the second half as Xavier built on its 31-24 halftime advantage. The Musketeers twice led by 18 points in the second half.

        The Hawks had 28 turnovers, resulting in 36 Musketeers points. Xavier finished with 15 turnovers.

        Xavier plays Temple at 2p.m. Sunday at Cintas Center.


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