No. 12 Illinois 80, Duquesne 54
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Allison Curtin scored 16 points Wednesday night and No. 12 Illinois scored the game’s first 13 points, beating Duquesne 80-54,
Duquesne closed to 24-14 with 5:23 remaining in the first half, but Illinois went on another run and ended the half with a 36-20 lead.
The Dukes closed to 47-31 after a 9-3 run early in the second half, but Illinois pulled away.
Melissa Parker added 11 points for Illinois. LynnDee Howell and Oxana Shetko had nine points each for the Dukes.