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Maxwell has 18, Ejim 17, No. 16 Gonzaga women win 22nd straight, 75-41 over Pepperdine

Feb. 24, 2024 19:17 PM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Brynna Maxwell scored 18 points, Yvonne Ejim added 17 with 11 rebounds and No. 16 Gonzaga ran its winning streak to 22 with a 75-41 win over Pepperdine on Saturday. Kayleigh Truong added 15 points and Kaylynne Truong added 13 with six assists for the Bulldogs...

Van Gytenbeek's free throws cap wild finish, No. 24 Baylor women edge No. 22 West Virginia 66-65

Feb. 24, 2024 16:54 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jana Van Gytenbeek came off the bench to make two free throws with 4.3 seconds left and No. 24 Baylor pulled out a wild 66-65 win over No. 22 West Virginia on Saturday. Down one, Baylor threw the ball away on a cross-court pass with 7.9 seconds left. On the...

Hsu has 24, surpasses 2,000 to lift Columbia women past No. 25 Princeton 67-65, ending Tiger streaks

Feb. 24, 2024 16:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Abbey Hsu scored 24 points and reached a rare Ivy League milestone and Columbia ended two long winning streaks for No. 25 Princeton with a 67-65 win on Saturday. In her final home game, Hsu became the fourth women's player in league history to surpass 2,000 career...

Sahara Williams 20 points power No. 23 Oklahoma women past Oklahoma State, 91-56

Feb. 24, 2024 16:51 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Sahara Williams scored 20 points and No. 23 Oklahoma ran away from rival Oklahoma State in the second half to post a 91-56 victory Saturday, the Sooners' 20th win of the season. The victory gives Oklahoma its 14th Big 12 Conference win of the season,...

Grace Beyer sets women's NAIA career-scoring record with 32 points in season finale

Feb. 24, 2024 16:02 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Grace Beyer set the women's NAIA career-scoring record on Saturday, rising to 3,874 points with a 32-point effort in an 80-56 victory for University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy (St. Louis) over Hannibal-LaGrange (Missouri). Needing 14 points to pass the NAIA...

No. 5 Texas' defense overwhelms UCF in 87-56 victory

Feb. 24, 2024 15:16 PM EST

ORLANDO, FL (AP) — Madison Booker had 22 points and five assists to lead No. 5 Texas to an 87-56 victory over UCF on Saturday for its eighth straight win. The Longhorns (26-3, 13-3 Big 12) held the Knights (12-14, 3-13) to four points in the second quarter to take a 21-point lead...

Jensen scores 20, No. 21 Creighton women get hot from long range, beat Villanova 79-69

Feb. 24, 2024 14:43 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lauren Jensen scored 20 points and No. 21 Creighton found its long-distance shooting eye to defeat Villanova 79-69 on Saturday. The Bluejays missed their five 3-pointers in the first quarter and then made 12 of 15 the rest of the game. Jensen had four 3s to lead...

Jada Williams hits go-ahead 3-pointer as Arizona stuns No. 3 Stanford 68-61

Feb. 24, 2024 01:16 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — With the game tied late and a chance for Arizona to win on the road at No. 3 Stanford for the first time since 2001, Jada Williams got the ball off a dribble-handoff, went between the legs with a dribble and let it go. Her shot arched high and banked in to...

JuJu Watkins scores 42 points in No. 7 USC's 7th straight win, 87-81 over 11th-ranked Colorado

Feb. 24, 2024 01:12 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — JuJu Watkins was so busy trying to help No. 7 Southern California extend its winning streak, the freshman sensation didn't realize she had set a couple more records. Watkins scored 42 points in an 87-81 victory over 11th-ranked Colorado on Friday night for the...

No. 9 Oregon State pulls away late, beats Washington State 65-52

Feb. 24, 2024 00:38 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Lily Hansford scored 11 points and Timea Gardner added 10 to lead No. 9 Oregon State to a 65-52 win over Washington State on Friday night. Talia von Oelhoffen hit a 3 to give Oregon State (22-4, 11-4 Pac-12) a double-digit lead and followed with a jumper that...