DELAWARE 71, NICHOLLS STATE 56
San Marcos, TX – After entering halftime in a 31-31 tie, Delaware outscored Nicholls State by a 40-25 margin in the second half to win this consolation round matchup in the Preseason WNIT.
The Blue Hens (1-2) had a commanding 50-26 advantage in rebounds; Abby Gonzlaes had 20 points, hitting all four of Delaware’s made 3-pointers, and freshman Jasmine Dickey came through with 15 points and 16 rebounds. Samone Defreese added 12 points and Justina Mascaro scored 10 points.
Delaware forced 22 turnovers, including seven in the fourth quarter. The Blue Hens opened up their first double-digit lead with 7:58 to go on a jumper from Rebecca Lawrence, and that was followed up by a 3-pointer from Gonzales at 7:17.
For Nicholls State (0-4), Cassidy Barrios scored 23 points and added eight rebounds. Adrian Mann scored 14 points.