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No. 18 Oregon holds off late Portland rally, 62-59

Dec. 05, 2021 00:02 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sydney Parrish and Sedona Prince combined to score 48 points as the No. 18 Oregon women held off a late Portland rally to earn a 62-59 victory Saturday night. Haylee Andrews' layup with 7 seconds left pulled the Pilots within three, 62-59, but her...

No. 5 Baylor women hand Missouri its first loss, 70-68

Dec. 04, 2021 23:19 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — NaLyssa Smith had her eighth consecutive double-double with 25 points and 17 rebounds, and fifth-ranked Baylor handed Missouri its first loss of the season, 70-68, in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday night. “That first half for us was probably...

Harding, Gonzales No. 21 BYU women beat Utah 85-80

Dec. 04, 2021 21:52 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Paisley Harding scored a career-high 33 points on 14-of-20 shooting, Shaylee Gonzalez added 22 points and seven assists and No. 21 BYU beat Utah 85-80 on Saturday night. Tegan Graham hit three 3-pointers and finished with nine points, eight...

Bueckers leads No. 2 UConn to 74-49 win over Seton Hall

Dec. 03, 2021 23:31 PM EST

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Paige Bueckers had 23 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and five steals to lead No. 2 UConn past Seton Hall 74-49 in the teams’ Big East opener on Friday night. “She was all over the court. She’s smart. She knows where the ball’s...

Boston leads No. 1 South Carolina to 65-44 win over Wildcats

Dec. 03, 2021 21:57 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley knows about point guards. And the Hall of Famer saw all she needed the past few seasons to tell her 6-foot-4 Laeticia Amihere had the makeup to direct top-ranked South Carolina on the court. Amihere, starting for injured point guard...

Seton Hall suspends Espinoza-Hunter for game vs No 2 UConn

Dec. 03, 2021 15:54 PM EST

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall has suspended second-leading scorer and top rebounder Andra Espinoza-Hunter for Friday night's home game against No. 2 Connecticut. Pirates coach Anthony Bozzella announced the suspension of the graduate student for a violation of...

No. 9 Iowa returns from COVID-19 pause, loses at Duke 79-64

Dec. 03, 2021 07:39 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ninth-ranked Iowa never looked like itself playing a road game in front of a hostile crowd in its return from a COVID-19 pause. “We were out of sorts,” coach Lisa Bluder said. And Duke — playing with a confident aggression...

Morris scores 25, LSU women knock off No. 14 Cyclones 69-60

Dec. 02, 2021 23:20 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Alexis Morris scored a career-high 25 points with five 3-pointers and LSU defeated No. 14 Iowa State 69-60 on Thursday night in the SEC/Big 12 Showdown. It was LSU's first win over a ranked team in the Kim Mulkey era. ...

Reese, Owusu lead No. 8 Maryland women past Miami

Dec. 02, 2021 23:14 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Angel Reese had a career-high 26 points and 15 rebounds, Ashley Owusu scored 22 and No. 8 Maryland defeated Miami 82-74 on Thursday night. Reese recorded her fifth double-double of the season as the Terrapins (7-2) extended the nation’s...

Engstler helps No. 10 Louisville women rout No. 12 Michigan

Dec. 02, 2021 23:07 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emily Engstler and No. 10 Louisville absorbed Michigan's initial charge before quickly answering with a furious pace that earned them their most impressive win this season. Engstler had 18 points and 14 rebounds, Kianna Smith added 17 points and...