VILLANOVA, Pa. – Keisha Hampton scored 20 points to lead No. 14 DePaul to a 64-45 win over Villanova on Sunday.
DePaul (17-2, 5-0 Big East), which has won 14 of its last 15 games, is off to its best start in the conference since joining the league in 2005.
Katherine Harry had 14 points and Felicia Chester added 13 for the Blue Demons, one of three teams undefeated in league play along with No. 2 UConn and Rutgers.
Lindsay Kimmel had 12 points to pace Villanova (8-9, 0-4), which has lost three of its last four.
The Blue Demons hit 9 of their first 12 shots while Villanova started 2-for-12 as DePaul took a 21-5 lead with 10:16 left in the first half. The Wildcats never got closer than 10 points the rest of the way.
(This version CORRECTS No. 14 DePaul 64, Villanova 45. Corrects Hampton's total to 20 in 1st paragraph)