No. 23 Michigan women cruise to 105-36 win over Del St
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Katelynn Flaherty hit five 3-pointers and scored 22 points, Hallie Thome had 18 points and No. 23 Michigan coasted to a 105-36 win over Delaware State on Thursday.
The Wolverines (11-2), who have won six straight, had five players in double figures and shot 61 percent. They had nine 3s, including one from just inside halfcourt by Akienreh Johnson at the third-quarter buzzer. Meanwhile, they held the Hornets (1-9), who have lost four straight, to 22 percent shooting with 1 3 on 13 attempts.
Flaherty, who has 2,304 career points, is now three shy of breaking into the Big Ten’s top 10 and with 327 is seven 3s away from the top five.
Delaware State scored the first four points of the game but trailed 25-14 after one quarter. Then the Wolverines had 25-4 and 32-4 quarters and have held opponents to single digits in 10 of the last 28 quarter.
Jillian Dunston grabbed 11 rebounds as Michigan won the boards 57-21. In reaching 100 for the first time this season, Michigan had a season-high 27 assists on 43 baskets, led by Flaherty’s seven.