Sunday, March 05, 2006

Rutgers women advance to Big East Quarterfinals

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No. 6/6 Rutgers women took their undefeated Big East record and No. 1 seed in the Big East Tournament into the Hartford Civic Center in Connecticut to face the Villanova Wildcats. They came away with a blow-out victory taming the ‘Cats 60-37.

Cappie Pondexter had 24 points in the win. Matee Ajavon added 10 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals. Kia Vaughn had 8 points and 14 rebounds for the Scarlet Knights. As a team, the Knights out rebounded Villanova 49-23.

Betsy McManus led the Wildcats with 11 points.

RU next faces West Virginia on Monday night at 6:00 PM.

(Game Story and stats here.)

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