Rutgers Women Beat Northeastern

Posted: December 09, 2000

Tammy Sutton-Brown's 15 points helped the ninth-ranked Rutgers women overcome a sluggish start and come from behind to defeat Northeastern, 60-49, last night in Boston.

Rutgers (5-1) trailed by as many as eight points in the first half and was down by 26-24 at halftime. But Northeastern (2-3) lost steam in the second half, making only 6 of 23 field-goal attempts while Rutgers sank 16 of 25.

Georgia 78, Georgia Tech 61 - Coco Miller scored 18 points to lead fifth-ranked Georgia in Marietta, Ga. The Bulldogs (6-2) never trailed, building a 45-23 halftime lead and using reserves throughout the second half.

Jaime Kruppa led the Yellow Jackets (3-3) with 22 points.

Auburn 79, Mercer 35 - Tasha Hamilton scored 20 points and Carol Smith grabbed 11 rebounds to lift No. 11 Auburn (8-0) in Auburn, Ala. Tracy Henry led Mercer (1-6) with 14 points and nine rebounds.

Drexel 88, Boston University 69 - Freshman Katrina Martin had 23 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Dragons (4-2, 2-0) to the America East win in Philadelphia. Michelle Maslowski added 20 for Drexel. Freshman Katie Terhune led the Terriers (3-5, 1-1) with 21 points.

Delaware 71, New Hampshire 55 - Cindy Johnson scored 17 points and Christina Rible added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Blue Hens (6-3, 3-0) in the America East game in Durham, N.H. New Hampshire fell to 2-5, 0-1.

Widener 62, Lincoln 49 - Lauren Potchak scored 14 points to lead the Pioneers (4-4) to the nonleague win in Chester. Leshanda Simpson scored 17 to lead Lincoln.

Chestnut Hill 69, St. Elizabeth's 39 - Jen Banks scored 19 points to lead CHA (3-4) past visiting St. Elizabeth's (0-2).

West Chester 70, C.W. Post 52 - Halle Roulin scored 12 points to lead the host Golden Rams (6-0) to their best start in 14 years in the opener of the WCU Alumni Association Classic. West Chester will meet Binghamton in today's final. Binghamton beat Pitt-Johnstown, 79-65.

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