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Ejim's 32 points send No. 22 Gonzaga women past Queens

Dec. 06, 2022 23:03 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Yvonne Ejim scored a career-high 32 points shooting 13 for 17 and No. 22 Gonzaga put away Queens in the second quarter and went on to a 73-49 win on Tuesday night. The Royals led 17-16 after the first quarter before the Bulldogs took control with a 12-0 run to...

No. 25 Villanova women beat American University 83-42

Dec. 06, 2022 21:11 PM EST

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist had 24 points and seven rebounds, Lucy Olsen added 14 points and No. 25 Villanova beat American University 83-42 on Tuesday night. Siegrist scored 15 points in the opening 13 minutes as Villanova led 34-15. The Wildcats extended it to 46-23 by...

No. 6 UConn star Azzi Fudd out 3-6 weeks with knee injury

Dec. 06, 2022 13:40 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Sixth-ranked UConn's top scorer, Azzi Fudd, is expected to be out three to six weeks because of a right knee injury she suffered during her team's weekend loss to No. 5 Notre Dame, a university athletic spokesperson said Tuesday. The sophomore guard was injured...

Collins powers No. 8 NC State to 1st win over Georgia, 65-54

Dec. 05, 2022 22:42 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mimi Collins scored 19 points and No. 8 North Carolina State earned the program’s first win over Georgia in 10 tries, posting a 65-54 victory on Monday night. Collins, a graduate transfer from Maryland, stepped into the starting lineup with senior Jada Boyd...

3 women's basketball teams withdraw from Vegas tournament

Dec. 05, 2022 16:43 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three women's basketball teams have withdrawn from a Las Vegas tournament as part of continuing fallout from a similar event at a Strip resort over Thanksgiving weekend where safety concerns were raised. Dayton, Purdue and Texas A&M are out of the Las Vegas...

Stanford's VanDerveer tops women's AP Top 25 appearances

Dec. 05, 2022 13:20 PM EST

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer stands atop The Associated Press women’s basketball poll with the most appearances all time, breaking a tie with the late Pat Summitt. VanDerveer's Cardinal remained No. 2 behind top-ranked South Carolina on Monday, giving her 619 weeks with one of...

POLL ALERT: Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer makes 619th appearance in women's AP Top 25, sets record for most all time

Dec. 05, 2022 13:02 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer makes 619th appearance in women's AP Top 25, sets record for most all time.

Middle Tennessee beats cold-shooting No. 18 Louisville women

Dec. 04, 2022 20:04 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Savannah Wheeler had 23 points, six rebounds and five assists, Courtney Whitson added 16 points and 10 rebounds and Middle Tennessee beat cold-shooting — and No. 18 — Louisville 67-49 Sunday night. Middle Tennessee (5-2) won its first home game...

No. 11 LSU women beat back Tulane in 85-72 win

Dec. 04, 2022 19:14 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Angel Reese scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds and Jasmine Carson scored 21 and No. 11 LSU beat Tulane 85-72 on Sunday night. The Tigers (9-0) are off to their best since winning their first nine in the 2009-10 season. LSU led 27-20 in a first...

Miles, No. 7 Notre Dame women beat No. 3 UConn; Fudd hurt

Dec. 04, 2022 19:07 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Olivia Miles had 21 points and eight rebounds for No. 7 Notre Dame, and UConn star Azzi Fudd suffered a knee injury in a collision with a teammate, as the Fighting Irish handed the third-ranked Huskies their first loss of the season, 74-60 on Sunday. “I...