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Berger, Gulbe help No. 6 Indiana women top Purdue in OT

Jan. 16, 2022 16:43 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Grace Berger scored 24 points and Aleksa Gulbe added 21 as No. 6 Indiana rallied to beat Purdue 73-68 in overtime Sunday. The Hoosiers (14-2, 6-0 Big Ten) overcame an eight-point deficit in the final 3 1/2 minutes of regulation. Tied at 60, Indiana...

Miami women pull out 46-45 win over No. 15 Georgia Tech

Jan. 16, 2022 16:29 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Kelsey Marshall scored 12 points and Miami's defense clamped down in the fourth quarter for a 46-45 win over No. 15 Georgia Tech on Sunday. Ja'Leah Williams scored the final four points for the Hurricanes, including the game-winner with 1:21 remaining....

No. 2 Stanford rallies to beat Utah 83-73

Jan. 16, 2022 16:19 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cameron Brink scored 24 points and Lexie Hull added 21 to help No. 2 Stanford rally to beat Utah 83-73 on Sunday. Stanford (13-3, 4-0 Pac-12) trailed by seven at the half before outscoring the Utes 53-36 in the final 20 minutes. The Cardinal had 30 of those...

Mabrey scores 24, No. 20 Irish women top No. 21 Tar Heels

Jan. 16, 2022 15:43 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Dara Mabrey hit a season-high six 3-pointers and scored 24 points in her 100th career start and No. 20 Notre Dame held off No. 21 North Carolina 70-65 on Sunday. Mabrey also made a pair of free throws with 39 seconds left to make it a three-possession game...

Pointer sparks No. 12 LSU to 82-64 win over Vanderbilt

Jan. 16, 2022 15:34 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Alexis Morris scored 20 points, Khayla Pointer had 10 of her 17 points in a pivotal third quarter and No. 12 LSU pulled away from Vanderbilt for an 82-64 win on Sunday. Morris had 18 of her points by halftime, but the Tigers only led 43-36. Pointer had two...

Kianna Smith scores 18; No. 3 Louisville beats BC, 63-53

Jan. 16, 2022 15:17 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Louisville's signature is defense. That's all the third-ranked Cardinals needed to get them going on a tough day against Boston College. Kianna Smith scored 18 points, Hailey Van Lith added 16 and No. 3 Louisville grinded out a 63-53 victory over BC on Sunday. ...

Egle gets win at Oberhof, Germany takes luge relay

Jan. 16, 2022 10:28 AM EST

OBERHOF, Germany (AP) — Madeleine Egle of Austria was the winner of a World Cup women’s luge race on Sunday, her series-best fifth victory of the season. Germany got the next four spots, with Julia Taubitz second, Anna Berreiter third, Natalie Geisenberger fourth and Cheyenne...

Italian skier Brignone wins World Cup super-G with gutsy run

Jan. 16, 2022 08:52 AM EST

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) — Federica Brignone saw a gutsy run rewarded with the victory Sunday in the fifth women’s World Cup super-G of the season. Racing in perfect, sunny conditions, the Italian gained about three-tenths of a second on her rivals with an attacking...

No title defense for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia

Jan. 16, 2022 07:50 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Instead of starting the defense of his Australian Open title on Monday, Novak Djokovic was on his way home, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbourne Park. Djokovic has won nine of his 20 Grand Slam trophies at the Australian...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN: No Djokovic; Nadal, Barty in action Monday

Jan. 16, 2022 04:47 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A glance at the Australian Open which begins Monday: SURFACE Hard courts SITE Melbourne Park SCHEDULE There are separate day and night sessions with the featured matches played at...