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Nov. 28, 2012
Boston College Loses to Northwestern, 67-63
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Junior forward Katie Zenevitch went a perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line on the way to a career-high 22 points, but Boston College lost to Northwestern, 67-63, in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday night in Conte Forum.
The Eagles outshot the Wildcats from the field 45.8 to 38.2 percent and outscored NU 22-16 in the paint in the loss. BC committed 22 turnovers to NU's 12.
Senior guard Kerri Shields scored 11 points including a 3-of-8 effort on three-point shots, and freshman guard Nicole Boudreau recorded 10 points. Zenevitch grabbed a game-high nine rebounds to go with her second game of the season with 20 or more points.
Lady Tigers Can't Hang On at Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Clemson held an eight-point second half lead, but went cold for an eight-minute stretch of the second half, as Indiana came back to beat the Lady Tigers, 52-49 in Assembly Hall in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Nikki Dixon had 14 points and nine rebounds, and Danaejah Grant added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers.
Clemson fell to 2-4 all-time in the Challenge, and had this one slip away late after leading at the half for the first time this season. The Tigers exercised strong ball control, committing just 13 turnovers in the game while forcing 16, and converting that for 12 points. Clemson did score 22 points in the paint and 12 second chance points, but the offense stalled midway through the second half, sending Indiana on a 10-0 run.
Gray, Williams Lead No. 4 Duke Past Michigan 71-54
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Chelsea Gray and Elizabeth Williams scored 19 points each to lead No. 4 Duke to a 71-54 victory over Michigan on Wednesday night in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge.
Alexis Jones added nine points for the Blue Devils, who did not have at least three double-digit scorers for the first time this season.
Jenny Ryan tied a career high with 18 points and Kate Thompson added 10 for Michigan. Leading scorer Rachel Sheffer was held scoreless for the first 16 minutes and finished with eight points.
The Wolverines used a 15-1 run over the last 6:41 of the first half to pull within three points at the break, but Duke pulled away in the second half.
Florida State Defeats Iowa, 83-69