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Alabama hands Lady Vols historic 4th straight loss, 86-65

Jan. 17, 2019 11:42 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Cierra Johnson scored eight of her 17 points in a dominating fourth quarter and Alabama sent No. 20 Tennessee to its fourth straight loss Thursday night, 86-65, the first time since 1970 the Lady Vols lost four consecutive games. Alabama (10-8, 2-3 Southeastern Conference), which...

BYU ends No. 13 Gonzaga women's 12-game win streak

Jan. 17, 2019 11:37 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 17 points and Paisley Johnson made two free throws with 1:02 left for what proved to be the winning points in BYU's 70-68 win over No. 13 Gonzaga on Thursday night, ending the Bulldogs' 12-game win streak. The victory left BYU (15-4, 7-0) alone in first atop the...

Balanced effort leads No. 4 Louisville in rout of Virginia

Jan. 17, 2019 10:29 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Midway through the fourth quarter Thursday night Louisville coach Jeff Walz caught an errant pass from one of his players, so he gave in to temptation and put up a shot. The long-range jumper clanged off the rim, one of just a few misses by the No. 4 Cardinals on Thursday night. Asia...

Bell nets 25, No. 23 Minnesota women end 4-game skid 78-50

Jan. 17, 2019 10:24 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Kenisha Bell had 25 points and 10 assists and No. 23 Minnesota ended a four-game losing streak with a wire-to-wire 78-50 win over Wisconsin on Thursday night. Annalese Lamke added 15 points and Taiye Bello 14, with both grabbing nine rebounds, as the Golden Gophers (13-4, 2-4 Big Ten)...

McCowan leads Mississippi State past South Carolina 89-74

Jan. 17, 2019 10:19 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Coach Vic Schaefer has spent the majority of Teaira McCowan's four-year career trying to get the most out of her enormous potential. For 40 glorious minutes on Thursday night, he saw every bit of it. Mississippi State's 6-foot-7 senior forward had one of the best games of her...

Morris returns to lead No. 16 Kentucky to win over LSU

Jan. 17, 2019 10:19 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Maci Morris returned from a one-game absence and scored 20 points and Keke McKinney hit a 3-pointer with under a minute left to lift No. 16 Kentucky to a 64-60 victory over LSU on Thursday night. Morris missed the Wildcats' 55-49 loss to Mississippi on Sunday because of knee pain...

No. 22 Iowa women take charge in 3rd, defeat Michigan 75-61

Jan. 17, 2019 9:55 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson had 21 points and 16 rebounds for her 16th double-double and added six assists to lead No. 22 Iowa to a 75-62 win over Michigan on Thursday night. Eight players scored in the third quarter when the Hawkeyes made 10 of 16 shots, including two 3-pointers, to stretch a...

No. 17 Michigan State knocks off No. 9 Maryland 77-60

Jan. 17, 2019 9:38 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The first season Maryland joined the Big Ten, the Terrapins went unbeaten in conference play — both the regular season and the league tournament. That was only four years ago, but it feels well in the past now. Jenna Allen scored 16 points and Nia Clouden added 15 to lift...

Strautmane helps No. 12 Orange women defeat Pitt 82-50

Jan. 17, 2019 9:37 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Digna Strautmane scored 22 points, nine in the pivotal third quarter, and No. 12 Syracuse won its ninth straight Thursday night, 82-50 over Pittsburgh. Maeva Djaldi-Tabdi added 16 points and Tiana Mangakahia 14, also nine in the third quarter, as the Orange (15-2, 4-0 ACC) outscored the...

Walker leads No. 2 UConn to 75-33 rout of Tulane

Jan. 16, 2019 11:49 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Megan Walker has been playing well this past month. On Wednesday night, she single-handedly outscored Tulane by a point in No. 2 UConn's 75-33 rout. Walker scored a career-best 34 points in the easy victory. "I think since we got back from Christmas, Megan has had a different approach to...