UT women roll to tourney win; BGSU women in Las Vegas today, Sunday


RENO, Nev. — Andola Dortch scored 15 opints and Yolanda Richards added 13 as the University of Toledo wpmen’s basketball team defeated Santa Clara 73-48 Friday night in the opening game of the John Ascuga’s Nugget Classic.

Riley McCormick tallied 12 poitns and Naama Shafir added 11 for the Rockets (3-1).

Ricki Radanovich led the Broncos (2-3) with 17 points.

UT shot 41 percent (26 of 64) from the floor and hit 11 of 19 free throws.

Santa Clara shot 40 percent (19 of 48), while hitting 5 of 12 free throws.

The Rockets held a 43-31 edge in rebounds with Brianna Jones leading UT with nine.

BGSU at Lady Rebel Round-Up

■ Game 1: BGSU vs. Villanova today, 6:30 p.m.

■ Game 2: BGSU vs. Montana/UNLV Sun., 4 or 6:30

■ Records: BGSU is 2-1; Villanova is 2-1; Montana is 2-1; UNLV is 2-2

■ Radio: 88.1 FM

■ Series: BGSU leads Villanova 1-0; first meeting between BGSU and both Montana and UNLV

■ Notes: Last year Villanova posted a 19-15 overall record and was 6-10 in the Big East to earn a WNIT bid. … For the Wildcats, senior Laura Sweeney leads the team in scoring (16.7) and rebounding (4.7). … Last year Montana went 16-14 overall and 9-7 in the Big Sky Conference, and all five starters return for coach Robin Selvig, who is in his 35th season there. … Kenzie DeBoer and Torry Hill are the leading scorers for the Lady Griz at 11.7 and 11.3, respectively.