Becky Gottstein scored 17 points and had 14 rebounds to lead No. 25 Boston College to a 67-50 victory over visiting St. John's last night.
Alissa Murphy also scored 17, shooting 8 for 8 from the foul line, for Boston College (14-3, 3-0 Big East). Four players scored in double figures for the Eagles, who won a school-record 10th straight.
Jamie Cournoyer added 14 points and 11 rebounds for BC, and Cal Bouchard had 10 points.
Latasha Thompson had 23 points to lead St. John's (5-9, 0-4).
Thompson scored eight points in a 12-2 run that narrowed Boston College's lead to six points with 10 minutes 53 seconds remaining. BC controlled the closing minutes, outscoring St. John's 12-1.
Boston College jumped out to a 17-2 lead in the first half after holding St. John's scoreless for seven minutes. Thompson scored 11 points in a 16-4 run that cut BC's lead to 31-25 at halftime.
U-CONN. 75, W. VIRGINIA 35: The No. 1 Huskies had no letdown after beating No. 2 Tennessee on Saturday, and that was bad news for the visiting Mountaineers.
Asjha Jones scored 14 points and Swin Cash had 12 to lead unbeaten Connecticut.
Cash had eight points in an opening 10-0 run in a contest that pitted the best shooting team in the Big East against the worst. Connecticut (13-0, 3-0) shot 53 percent coming into the game compared with West Virginia's 39 percent. The Mountaineers (5-9, 0-4) shot just 21 percent in the loss and were outrebounded 50-30. Paige Sauer led the Huskies with 13 rebounds.
The Huskies shot 51 percent for the game, outscored West Virginia 54-4 in the lane and had 25 points on 20 Mountaineers turnovers.
Darya Kudrayvtseva led the Mountaineers with eight points.
TEXAS TECH 75, COLORADO 50: Plenette Pierson scored 22 points and had five rebounds to lead the No. 16 Lady Raiders at home. Keitha Dickerson added 15 points and Katrisa O'Neal 14 for Texas Tech (12-2, 1-2 Big 12).
Texas Tech never trailed. The Buffaloes (5-8, 0-2) were down 39-20 at halftime.
Kami Carmann led Colorado with 12 points, and Mandy Nightingale added 10.
The Buffaloes shot 39.7 percent, and the Lady Raiders hit 48.5 percent.