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Engstler, Cochran power No. 5 Louisville in win over FSU

Jan. 27, 2022 23:39 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emily Engstler scored 19 points to lead No. 5 Louisville to a 75-62 victory over Florida State on Thursday night. The Cardinals used a 10-0 run midway through the second quarter to break a 19-all tie. While the Seminoles cut the Louisville lead to 40-38...

Gonzales sparks No. 16 BYU women in romp past Santa Clara

Jan. 27, 2022 23:22 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 13 points, dished nine assists and made five steals to spark No. 16 BYU to a 76-44 win over Santa Clara Thursday, the Cougars' seventh straight victory to open the West Coast Conference season. The Cougars trailed 7-6 with more than six...

Coulibaly, Auburn women close strong to stun No. 4 Tennessee

Jan. 27, 2022 22:40 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Aicha Coulibaly had 26 points and Auburn scored 11 straight late in a 71-61 upset of No. 4 Tennessee, ending the Lady Vols' nine-game winning streak Thursday night. The Tigers (9-10, 1-7 Southeastern Conference), the last SEC team to grab a league victory, built...

Arkansas women defeat No. 12 LSU 90-76

Jan. 27, 2022 22:57 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Amber Ramirez scored 25 points, Samara Spencer and Makayla Daniels added 20 each and Arkansas beat No. 12 LSU 90-76 on Thursday night for the Razorbacks' third straight win. Ramirez was 10-of-18 shooting, including 5 of 8 from the arc. Spencer, a freshman...

Hillmon, No. 7 Michigan cruise past No. 22 Ohio State, 77-58

Jan. 27, 2022 22:28 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Naz Hillmon scored 20 points and became Michigan’s career leader in rebounds as the No. 7 Wolverines beat No. 22 Ohio State 77-58 on Thursday night. Hillmon surpassed Trish Andrew’s record of 928 rebounds during the second half. She finished with 12 for...

North Carolina women cruise past No. 21 Duke 78-62

Jan. 27, 2022 21:29 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Alyssa Ustby tossed in 20 points and Kennedy Todd-Williams scored 15 to power North Carolina to a 78-62 romp over No. 21 Duke on Thursday night. Todd-Williams had eight of her 12 first-half points in the second quarter as the Tar Heels (16-3, 6-3 Atlantic Coast...

Bibby has a night, leads No. 17 Maryland women past Rutgers

Jan. 27, 2022 21:27 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Chloe Bibby scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds with her Australian parents in attendance, and on her own bobblehead night, to lead No. 17 Maryland to a 72-55 win over Rutgers Thursday. It was the Scarlet Knights seventh loss in a row and ninth...

Boston leads No. 1 South Carolina to 69-40 win over Ole Miss

Jan. 27, 2022 21:25 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston is not sure she's doing anything special, other than helping No. 1 South Carolina win. She might be the only one who sees it that way. “I think the crowd is double-double watching,” Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley said with a laugh. ...

No. 14 Georgia Tech women stifle Boston College 68-49

Jan. 27, 2022 21:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Eylia Love scored a career-high 20 points, including 10 straight in the second quarter when Georgia Tech established a double-digit lead, and the No. 14 Yellow Jackets defeated Boston College 68-49 on Thursday night. Love was 9-of-14 shooting with eight rebounds for...

No. 20 Notre Dame women close on 21-6 run to beat Syracuse

Jan. 27, 2022 20:04 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Olivia Miles had 17 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, Sonia Citron added 13 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 20 Notre Dame beat Syracuse 83-62 on Thursday night. Notre Dame closed on a 21-6 run to secure its 18th straight home victory in the series....