Providence topples Villanova women

Posted: January 24, 2013

SYMONE ROBERTS scored six of her 20 points in overtime as Providence came back to topple visiting Villanova, 65-60, dealing the Wildcats their first Big East loss Wednesday.

Lauren Burford scored 20 points and Laura Sweeney added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (15-3, 4-1), who led by 21 (29-8) late in the first half.

Tori Rule had 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists for PU (6-12, 1-4). Brianna Edwards added 14 points and 16 rebounds (10 offensive).

* Victoria Macaulay had 15 points and nine rebounds as visiting Temple held off Penn, 59-51, in a City Series game at the Palestra.

Tyonna Williams scored 13 points and Sally Kabengano added 10 for the Owls (8-10, 1-1).

Alyssa Baron scored 12 points and Kara Bonenberger added 11 for the Quakers (7-8, 1-3).

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