No. 13 Creighton rallies past No. 25 Villanova
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Molly Mogensen scored 22 points, Morgan Maly added 16 points on 7-for-10 shooting, and No. 13 Creighton beat 25th-ranked Villanova 67-46 on Friday night.
The Wildcats built a 19-9 first-quarter lead and their success ended there. Creighton (7-0, 2-0 Big East) went on to outscore Villanova 17-8 and 17-7 in the second and third quarters, respectively, and led 43-34 at the end of three. Mogensen's 3-pointer with 9:35 left made it 46-34 and Creighton led by double digits the rest of the way.
Emma Ronsiek scored 14 points for Creighton.
Maddie Siegrist scored 25 points for Villanova (6-2, 0-1) and Christina Dalce scored nine points and grabbed nine rebounds. The Wildcats missed 21 of 23 3-point attempts.
The Bluejays lead the overall series with Villanova, 11-8, splitting two contests last season. Creighton's No. 13 ranking is its highest in program history.
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