University of Washington

Backcourt mates Kingma, Morton carry Huskies

Washington's backcourt duo of Kristi Kingma and Sarah Morton led the visiting Huskies to a 73-55 nonconference women's basketball victory over Cal State Northridge on Wednesday.

Kingma scored a game-high 21 points and Morton added 13 points and five assists for the 4-2 Huskies. The Matadors are winless in 10 games.


At No. 1 Duke 83, Bradley 48: Andre Dawkins scored a career-high 28 points in his first start for the 9-0 Blue Devils as coach Mike Krzyzewski moved into third place on the all-time wins list with 877.

At No. 3 Pittsburgh 70, Delaware State 42: Reserve Dante Taylor scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Panthers (10-0) beat the Hornets (4-4).

At No. 6 Connecticut 78, Fairleigh Dickinson 54: Kemba Walker’s 21 points helped the 8-0 Huskies beat the 3-4 Knights.

No. 12 Villanova 65, at Penn 53: Corey Stokes scored a career-high 34 points as the Wildcats (8-1) recorded their eighth win in a row over the Quakers (4-4).

At No. 15 Missouri 85, Vanderbilt 82 (OT): Marcus Denmon made a clinching three-point play off his steal as the Tigers (7-1) beat the Commodores (7-2).

At No. 16 Illinois 74, Oakland (Mich.) 63: Demetri McCamey scored 29 points as the Illini (9-1) beat the Golden Grizzlies (5-4). The teams used an undersized women’s basketball for the first seven minutes until referees corrected the mistake.

No. 18 BYU 86, at Vermont 58: Hometown hero Jimmer Fredette scored 26 points as the Cougars (9-0) beat the Catamounts (6-2).

No. 22 Minnesota 83, at Saint Joseph’s 73: Devoe Joseph scored 19 points as the Golden Gophers (8-1) beat the Hawks (3-6).

At No. 24 Louisville 61, San Francisco 35: Franklin High graduate Peyton Siva scored 14 points as the 7-0 Cardinals beat the 3-5 Dons, who play at Washington on Dec. 18.


Derrick Williams had 22 points and 10 rebounds as 8-1 Arizona beat 3-6 Cal State-Fullerton, 73-62, in Tucson, Ariz. Duke, Michigan State, Kentucky and Kansas will take turns playing each other over the next three years in the Champions Classic. The tournament will be in New York next season, Atlanta in 2012 and Chicago in 2013. Duke said freshman point guard Kyrie Irving is out indefinitely with a toe injury with no timetable for his return.