CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Angie Welle scored 24 points while playing only 22 minutes and Tracy Gahan added 13 points and 12 rebounds as No. 8 Iowa State cruised to an 81-65 victory over DePaul on Saturday.
Iowa State (4-0) shut down DePaul scoring leader Lenae Williams and was never threatened after building a 25-point halftime lead. DePaul (1-3) shot just 25 percent (8-for-32) in the first half and didn't find its touch until the game was out of reach.
Lindsey Wilson had 15 points and seven assists for Iowa State.
No. 9 Louisiana Tech 54, Indiana 53
HOUSTON -- Ayana Walker had 20 points and 16 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech over Indiana in the Houston Hobby/Hilton Classic.
Amber Obaze and Takeisha Lewis each added 12 points for the Lady Techsters (6-1).
Jill Chapman led Indiana (7-1) with 21 points and Tara Jones had 20. Heather Cassady missed a short shot as time expired.
No. 12 Oregon 62, Santa Clara 54
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Angelina Wolvert scored 18 points and Jenny Mowe had all 16 of her points in the second half as Oregon used two key scoring runs to struggle past Santa Clara.
The Ducks (4-0) went on an 11-2 run in the last 3 1/2 minutes of the first half to tie the game, then had a 14-1 burst early in the second half to take control.
No. 14 Auburn 106,
Arkansas-Little Rock 37
TAMPA, Fla. -- Carol Smith scored 18 points and Shera Looney added 16 as Auburn won the University of South Florida Classic.
Looney also had 10 rebounds. She had 14 points at halftime as the Tigers (7-0) built a 58-19 lead over the Trojans (2-3).
No. 21 Xavier 89, Wis.-Green Bay 74
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Nicole Levandusky scored a career-high 30 points and had eight steals, leading Xavier past Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Jennifer Phillips added 16 points for Xavier (5-0), and Taru Tuukkanen and Reetta Piipari had 14 points each.
Northern Iowa 74, No. 24 Illinois 70
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Nadine Brandt made three 3-pointers in the final 2:09, and Katie Sorrell sank two critical free throws as Northern Iowa beat Illinois.
Northern Iowa (5-1) blew an eight-point lead, then rallied from a four-point deficit for its first victory over a ranked team.
Illinois (2-3) couldn't hold on despite Iveta Marcauskaite's strong play down the stretch and lost for the third straight time.
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