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Oklahoma State forward Natasha Mack (4) knocks the ball away from Baylor center Queen Egbo (25) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Stillwater, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Ursin has 20 points, No. 9 Baylor beats Oklahoma State 77-58

Jan. 20, 2021 10:33 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Baylor returned to its typical dominance against Oklahoma State. Moon Ursin scored 20 points and the ninth-ranked Lady Bears recovered from a rare loss to beat the Cowgirls 77-58 on Wednesday night. Baylor had won 61 straight at home before falling to Iowa State on Saturday. That...

Oklahoma State's Gundy among 6 in Oklahoma Sports HOF class

Jan. 20, 2021 9:23 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy will be one of six inductees into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021. The Hall of Fame made the announcement Wednesday. Gundy, who took over at Oklahoma State in 2005, has a record of 137-67-0, and his Cowboys have made 15...

Louisville's Dana Evans, right, escapes Virginia Tech's Georgia Amoore after stealing the ball from her in the final moments of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)

Coach: Louisville women ready for challenges of being No. 1

Jan. 20, 2021 6:00 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz and the Cardinals players are embracing the challenges that come with their lofty new status as the team to beat in women’s college basketball. The Cardinals (12-0, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) have been a team-to-beat for a while under Walz. They...

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma talks to his player during a break in the action in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Storrs, Conn. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)

No. 3 UConn women add game at No. 15 Arkansas on Jan. 28

Jan. 20, 2021 5:46 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's 3rd-ranked women's basketball team agreed Wednesday to play at No. 15 Arkansas on Jan. 28. Arkansas had been scheduled to host Vanderbilt, but the Commodores cut short their season because of complications from the COVID-19 pandemic. “When Vanderbilt opted out of the...

FILE - Tennessee coach Kellie Harper is shown during an NCAA college basketball game against Alabama at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. , in this Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, file photo. No. 25 Tennessee (9-2) will host No. 3 UConn (8-0) for the first time in 15 years Thursday night, Jan. 21, 2021, in the second game of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Revival Series. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)

Lady Vols set to host UConn, trying to rebuild hoops program

Jan. 20, 2021 3:49 PM EST

Kellie Harper feels the shadow of Pat Summitt still looms over the Tennessee Lady Vols, as well as the expectations that come with coaching the winningest program in women's college basketball history. The second-year Tennessee head coach also knows the program is a shadow of what it was under Summitt, and that...

UConn forward Olivia Nelson-Ododa (20) shoots against Butler in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Storrs, Conn. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)

UConn routs Butler 103-35, Auriemma passes Summitt in wins

Jan. 19, 2021 11:30 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma says he would rather still be coaching against the late Pat Summitt than moving past her on the all-time wins list. The Huskies routed Butler 103-35 on Tuesday, giving Auriemma his 1,099th win. The victory leaves him just behind Stanford’s Tara...

Iowa-Maryland women's game postponed because of inauguration

Jan. 19, 2021 11:20 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The women's basketball game between No. 7 Maryland and Iowa, scheduled for Thursday night, has been postponed because the Hawkeyes don't want to travel with the inauguration being held one day earlier. Iowa was scheduled to fly into Baltimore-Washington International Airport on...

Joens makes go-ahead shot, No. 24 Iowa St. women top Sooners

Jan. 19, 2021 10:15 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Ashley Joens had 32 points and a season-high 16 rebounds, and her go-ahead layup with 10.2 seconds left helped No. 24 Iowa State get past shorthanded Oklahoma 64-63 on Tuesday night. The Cyclones (10-4, 6-1 Big 12 Conference) have won eight of their last nine, including a 75-71 victory...

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wearing a protective face mask during the warm up before the English Premier League soccer match between Sheffield United and Tottenham Hotspur at the Bramall Lane stadium in Sheffield, England, Sunday, Jan.17, 2021. (Stu Forster/Pool via AP)

The Latest: ACC postpones two women's basketball games

Jan. 19, 2021 6:08 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Atlantic Coast Conference says this week’s women’s basketball games with No. 2 North Carolina State visiting Florida State and Clemson visiting Boston College have been postponed. The league announced the...

File-This Jan. 6, 2019, file photo shows Texas Tech's Chrislyn Carr, right,  trying to steal the ball from Baylor's Honesty Scott-Grayson, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lubbock, Texas. Carr has transferred to Baylor and joined the No. 9 Lady Bears after two-plus seasons at Big 12 rival Texas Tech. Baylor announced Carr's addition on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021,  though the school said the 5-foot-5 sophomore guard's eligibility and availability to play for her new team was still being determined. (Brad Tollefson/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP, File)

Carr transfers to No. 9 Baylor women from Texas Tech

Jan. 19, 2021 6:03 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Chrislyn Carr has transferred to Baylor and joined the No. 9 Lady Bears after two-plus seasons at Big 12 rival Texas Tech. Baylor announced Carr's addition on Tuesday, though the school said the 5-foot-5 sophomore guard's eligibility and availability to play for her new team was still...