Held helps No. 16 DePaul women rally to beat Green Bay 76-65
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Lexi Held had 13 of her 21 points in the fourth quarter to help No. 16 DePaul rally to beat Green Bay 76-65 on Saturday.
Sonya Morris added 17 points, and Kelly Campbell had 10 points and 13 rebounds for DePaul.
The Blue Demons (7-1) used a 26-6 run spanning the third and fourth quarters to erase a 13-point deficit and lead 62-55 on Held’s 3-pointer with 6:14 left in the game. The Phoenix (5-4) cut the deficit back to three with four straight free throws, but DePaul closed the game on a 12-4 run.
DePaul overcome its poor shooting to start the game. The Blue Demons were 5 of 26 (19%) from 3-point range and 10 of 40 (25%) overall from the field in the first half.
Green Bay closed the second quarter with an 18-5 run, turning a four-point deficit into a 34-25 lead at the half.
Frankie Wurtz scored a career-high 25 points for the Phoenix.