NCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 2012 – JAN 12 – #18 Delaware defeats UNCW 69-37


The UNCW women’s basketball team wrapped up a two-game road trip Thursday night at Delaware, The Seahawks might have wished they went straight home, The Seahawks of The University of North Carolina Wilmington just couldn’t keep up with the hens of Delaware

No. 18 Delaware held UNCW to a season-low 37 points as it cruised to a 69-37 victory in Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball action Thursday at the Bob Carpenter Center.

Delaware never trailed in the contest, racing out to a quick 9-2 lead before using a 13-0 run to stretch an 11-7 advantage to a 24-7 cushion with 9:17 remaining in the opening frame.

U.S. Basketball Writers Association Women’s National Player of the Week Elena Delle Donne finished with a game-high 23 points to power a Delaware attack that shot 47.7 percent (31-of-65) from the field.

Junior Lauren Carra joined Delle Donne in double figures with 12 points while junior Danielle Parker grabbed nine rebounds.

U.S. Basketball Writers Association Women’s National Player of the Week attempts a shot range shot during a Colonial Athletic Association Conference Basketball Game against The University of North Carolina Wilmington Seahawks Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark Delaware. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

University of North Carolina Wilmington Women's Head Coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke yells out frustration from the sidelines during a Colonial Athletic Association Conference Basketball Game against Delaware Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

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