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Published: Monday, 2/25/2013

UT women top Central Michigan


MT. PLEASANT, Mich. - The University of Toledo women's basketball team put together a late 16-0 run to punctuate a 76-63 win today at Central Michigan.

Naama Shafir led the Rockets (24-2, 12-1 Mid-American Conference) with 29 points, and Yolanda Richardson added 18 points on 9 of 10 shooting. Inma Zanoguera had 12 points, and Andola Dortch reached 1000 points in her career with 11 points.

It was UT's 12th straight win and gives the Rockets a two-game lead in the MAC over Central Michigan and Ball State.

UT, which trailed by 12 early in the second half, can clinch a share of the MAC title Thursday at Western Michigan (9-17, 5-8).

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