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UW women down Boston College

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Gazette staff
December 1, 2011
— The Wisconsin women’s basketball team defeated Boston College, 58-50, Wednesday night at the Kohl Center in the 2011 Big Ten/ACC Challenge game.

Wisconsin (3-5) picks up its third Big Ten/ACC Challenge win, improving to 3-2 in the series, while the Eagles (2-3) fall to 2-2 in the annual series.


The Badgers’ attack featured three players scoring double figures with Taylor Wurtz scoring a game-high 19 points, including four three-point baskets. Anya Covington added 13 points, and Ashley Thomas chipped in 10 points.


The Badgers were 21-of-48 (43.8 percent) from the field and 7-of-19 (36.8 percent) from three-point range. Boston College finished 19-of-44 (43.2 percent) from the field and 3-of-15 (20.0 percent) on three-point baskets. Both teams made nine free throws, with UW shooting 81.8 percent (9-of-11), but Boston College shot just 64.3 percent (9-of-14).


WISCONSIN 58, BOSTON COLLEGE 50

Boston College (50)—Doherty, 3-1-8; Smith, 1-1-3; Zenevitch, 4-1-9; Shields, 1-2-4; Ruffin, 4-1-9; Fressle, 2-0-4; Brown, 3-3-11; Caracciolo, 1-0-2. Totals: 19-9-50


Wisconsin (58)—Thomas, 4-2-10; Covington, 6-1-13; Davis, 1-1-3; Wurtz, 6-3-19; Supernaw, 0-2-2; Gorman, 3-0-9; Rochel, 1-0-2. Totals: 21-9-58.


Boston College 22 28—50


Wisconsin 30 28—58


Three-point goals—Boston College 3 (Doherty, Brown 2), Wisconsin 7 (Wurtz 4, Gorman 3). Free throws missed—Boston College 5, Wisconsin 2. Rebounds—Boston College 26 (Doherty 7), Wisconsin 27 (Wurtz 6). Total fouls—Boston College 12, Wisconsin 13.




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