MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia used a 37-point first quarter to dominate Niagara 84-32 in a wire-to-wire romp Saturday in women’s basketball.

Katrina Pardee scored a career-high 28 points and the Mountaineers (9-2) closed nonconference play in blowout fashion, starting with a historic first quarter in which it led 37-3.

Freshman Kari Niblack finished with 14 points and a career-best 14 rebounds, while Naomi Davenport had 11 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists as WVU won its fourth consecutive.

Niagara (3-8) shot just 10-of-65 (15.4 percent) and were led by Jai Moore’s eight points.