No. 18/18 DePaul Tops Hawai'i, Takes Second in the Tournament
Nov. 20, 2011
Box Score: DePaul 90, Hawai'i 65
HONOLULU - The No. 18/18 DePaul women's basketball team finished the Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine Classic with a 90-65 win over Hawaii on Sunday at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Blue Demons finished the tournament in second place while Anna Martin and Keisha Hampton were named to the All-Tournament Team.
Martin led the Blue Demons for the second consecutive night in scoring. The Kentucky native led all scorers with 22 points and averaged 23.0 points during the tournament.
Megan Rogowski scored a season-high 17 points, while Kelsey Reynolds (11) and Katherine Harry (10) also finished in double-figures.
Harry tallied her ninth career double-double and first of the season. The junior added a season-high 12 rebounds to her 10 points.
DePaul (4-1) shot .451 from the field and tallied 11 3-pointers. The Blue Demons have now hit 10 or more 3-pointers in three games this season.
Tied at 13 with 11:10 to play in the first, the Blue Demons went on a 15-4 run and took a 28-17 advantage when Martin forced a Hawai'i turnover and made one of two free throws.
DePaul stretched its leads to 14 points twice in the first half. A 3-pointer by Reynolds with 3:01 on the clock gave the Blue Demons a 38-24 advantage. With less than a minute to play in the half, Reynolds sank a 20-foot jumper and Jasmine Penny stole the Rainbow Wahine inbounds pass to put DePaul up 42-28 with 49 seconds left in the half.
The Blue Demons had six first half 3-pointers and went to the locker room up 42-30 behind 14 points from Martin.
Hawai'i got within eight on several occasions in the second half; but with the Blue Demons ahead 54-46, DePaul put together an 18-4 run to put the game away with 7:56 to play.
DePaul's largest lead of the game, 90-63 came on a layup from Karima Gabriel with 19 seconds left in the ballgame.
Hawai'i (1-3) was led by Kamilah Jackson's 19 points and 12 rebounds.
DePaul, Portland and San Diego State all finished the Rainbow Wahine Classic with a 2-1 record, but San Diego State was declared the Champion because they allowed the fewest points during the tournament.
The Blue Demons return to action on Nov. 27 when they play at Northwestern. The 2 p.m. game between the Wildcats and DePaul in Evanston, Ill. can be seen live on the Big Ten Network.
Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine All-Tournament Team
Courtney Clements (San Diego State), MVP
Natalie Day (Portland)
Keisha Hampton (DePaul)
Kamilah Jackson (Hawai'i)
Anna Martin (DePaul)
Kiyana Stamps (San Diego State)
Notes: DePaul took second place in a tournament for 10th time in 48 tournaments… Doug Bruno could won his 530th career coaching victory and 490th at the collegiate level… Keisha Hampton started her 106th consecutive game... with one 3-pointer it would run DePaul’s streak to 64 consecutive games with a 3-pointer… DePaul made 11 3-pointers, third time this season it made 10 or more in a game… Katherine Harry’s double-double was her 9th of her career and first of the season… DePaul is now 1-1 all-time against Hawai’i.