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Xavier Women Down Duquesne

CINCINNATI (AP) - Ta'Shia Phillips and Amber Harris had double-doubles and No. 6 Xavier beat Duquesne 77-51 Sunday to move back into a tie with Temple for first in the Atlantic 10.

Phillips had 26 points and 11 rebounds for her 72nd career double-double and 17th of the season. Harris had her 14th double-double of the season and 54th of her career by halftime and finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Musketeers (23-2, 12-0), who've won 13 consecutive games and 29 straight against A-10 teams. The Musketeers have won 19 consecutive A-10 home games and 22 overall.

Xavier and Temple each have one game to play before they meet Sunday in the regular-season finale. The Musketeers have won the last two regular-season conference championships.

Samantha Pollino scored 11 points for the Dukes (20-7, 7-5), who've lost three straight and four of their last five.


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