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Hrynko Leads DePaul Past French All-Stars in Paris
Brittany Hrynko scored 20 points, dished out seven assists and added three rebounds in DePaul's 88-59 win over the French All-Stars on Wednesday

Brittany Hrynko scored 20 points, dished out seven assists and added three rebounds in DePaul's 88-59 win over the French All-Stars on Wednesday
Aug. 13, 2014

PARIS, France – DePaul senior All-American Brittany Hrynko led the women’s basketball team to an 88-59 win over the French All-Stars on Wednesday in Paris.  The game was the first of four for the Blue Demons, who are in the midst of an 11-day trip abroad.

Hrynko led a quartet of players in double-figures with 20 points and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.  Jessica January scored 14 points, Brandi Harvey-Carr added 11 and Megan Podkowa finished with 10 points. 

Harvey-Carr patrolled the glass with authority and led all players with 10 rebounds to finished the game with a double-double.  Mart'e Grays, who was playing in her first game in a Blue Demon uniform, grabbed six rebounds and Podkowa finished four.

The French All-Stars jumped out to an early 8-6 lead in the first quarter, but the Blue Demons closed out the final 3:44 of the stanza on a 13-1 run and never looked back.

DePaul led 45-27 at the half and took a 76-43 lead into the final quarter.

The Blue Demons, who shot 33 percent from the field for the game, would go onto win 88-59.

DePaul and French All-Stars return to the court on Thursday.

France Trip Game Schedule/Recaps
Game 1: Aug. 13 -- DePaul 88, French All-Stars 59
Game 2: Aug. 14 (Paris, France)
Game 3: Aug. 16 (Caen, France)
Game 4: Aug. 21 (Nice, France)


 

 

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