USD Women's Team Wins WNIT Opener

Toreros Advance Past Northwestern

For the 5th straight year the University of San Diego women’s basketball team earned a victory in the WNIT.

Malina Hood scored 20 points to lead the way in Thursday’s 69-65 opening round victory over Northwestern.

A pair of free throws from USD’s Cori Woodward (15 points) helped seal the victory for USD.

Hood finished 7-for-15 from the field and also hauled in seven rebounds.

Sydney Williams added 15 points and Maya Hood notched a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds.

As a team, USD shot 42.3% from the floor, while the Wildcats shot 39.1%.

USD committed 22 turnovers but overcame those mistakes by hitting enough free throws.

USD improves to 24-7 overall and will travel to play IUPUI on Saturday in a 4 p.m. (PT) game in Indianapolis.

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