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| Friday, Jan. 18, 2002

Candace Futrell scored 16 points to lead host Duquesne (8-8, 3-2) over Massachusetts 60-47 in an Atlantic 10 matchup. Oxana Shetko, Shiri Sharon and Nikolina Pender had 10 points apiece for Duquesne. Jennifer Butler led Massachusetts with 12 points. She also grabbed a Palumbo Center record 21 rebounds. Duquesne jumped to an early 14-9 lead, but Massachusetts managed to tie the score, 30-30 at halftime.

Duquesne used a 15-4 second half. Massachusetts got to within three, 48-45 with 5:10 to play before the Dukes closed out the game with a 12-2 run at the end of the second half. Massachusetts shot 27 percent from the field for the game.

  • Pitt-Johnstown 99, Felician 51 - Lindsay baker scored 15 points, and Erin McGee and Melissa Park each chipped in with 12, as Pitt-Johnstown rolled over visiting Felician. Pitt-Johnstown (8-7) led 53-20 at halftime, and then went on to out-score Felician Felician 46-31 in the second half. Dana Gigimo poured in 23 points in a losing effort for Felician (6-11).

  • Penn State-Behrend 70, Fredonia 56 - Erin Phillips scored 21 points, and Christine Charnock chipped in 13 as Penn State-Behrend (7-9, 3-1) defeated visiting Fredonia last night. Clare Crowley came off the bench and scored 24 points to lead Fredonia (8-6).

  • Hillsdale 73, Mercyhurst 57 - Guard Stephanie Heid was two assists from a triple-double scoring 22 points, 15 rebounds and recording eight assists, as Hillsdale (12-5, 4-4) defeated visiting Mercyhurst. Bridget Donovan led Mercyhurst (4-12, 1-7) with 14 points.

  • Gannon 74, Wayne State 63 - Kristin Roseberry scored 26 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Gannon (15-2, 6-2) to victory. Keneisha Moss led Wayne State with 17 points. Wayne State (10-6, 4-4) shot 32 percent from the field for the game.

  • Juniata College 81, Penn State-Altoona 74 - Jen LaCount came off the bench to score 19 points and Casey Shoup chipped in with 15 as Juniata (7-8) defeated host Penn State Altoona last night.

    Both teams had an off night from the field, as Juniata shot 22 for 80 (28 percent) from the field and Penn State Altoona shot 24 for 66 (36 percent).

    Jillian Klinar scored 19 points in a losing effort for Penn State Altoona (7-4).

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    Josh Morgan scored a game-high 24 points, including 11 of 13 foul shots to lead Gannon (15-1, 7-1) over Wayne State, 84-78, in a GLIAC matchup on Thursday. A. J. Parker scored 22 points as a reserve for Wayne State (11-6, 6-2). Gannon shot 49 percent from the field and made 75 percent from 3-point range.

  • Hillsdale 76, Mercyhurst 72 - Jonathan Dukes scored a game-high 23 points to lead Hillsdale (16-1, 8-1). Dion Brown paced Mercyhurst with 16 points. Mercyhurst led 38-34 at the half.

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