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Women's basketball teams honor cancer survivors

Feb. 18, 2019 2:15 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Women's basketball teams across the country found many different ways to honor cancer survivors this week as part of the Play4Kay initiative. Texas A&M and Iowa had their players wear names on their jerseys of people who had touched their lives and battled cancer. Aggies coach Gary...

Goth leads K-State women to upset over No. 15 Texas, 69-60

Feb. 17, 2019 7:30 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kayla Goth scored 15 points, Peyton Williams posted a double-double and Kansas State overcame a 14-point second-half deficit to upset No. 15 Texas 69-60 on Sunday. Williams finished with 13 points and 14 rebounds, Jasauen Beard and Rachel Ranke each scored 11 and Kali Jones grabbed 11...

No. 19 ASU women finish with 20-0 run to beat Utah by 2

Feb. 17, 2019 7:04 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Courtney Ekmark's two free throws with under a second remaining capped a 20-0 run and No. 19 Arizona State stunned Utah 60-58 on Sunday. Andrea Torres' 3-pointer with 8:09 left extended a Utes lead to 18 points but those would be the only points scored by Utah in the final period. Robbi...

Hof rallies No. 20 Miami to 79-73 win No. 2 Louisville

Feb. 17, 2019 7:01 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emese Hof and No. 20 Miami think they can play with anyone, and it shows. Hof scored 18 of her 25 points in the second half to help the 20th-ranked Hurricanes rally for a 79-73 victory against No. 2 Louisville on Sunday. Laura Cornelius added 16 points and six assists as Miami (22-5,...

Smith hits layup to lift No. 10 Stanford over USC 69-67

Feb. 17, 2019 6:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alanna Smith lost the nail on her right index finger in the opening minutes Sunday. When it came time for a clutch layup, she went with her left hand instead. The Stanford senior drove the lane and made a layup with three second to lift the No. 10 Cardinal over USC 69-67. Smith finished...

Nebraska women start fast, top No. 24 Michigan State 82-71

Feb. 17, 2019 6:24 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hannah Whitish scored 16 points, including two critical late baskets, and Nebraska turned back No. 24 Michigan State 82-71 on Sunday. The Cornhuskers (12-14, 7-8 Big Ten) used a hot start, built a lead to 22 points in the third quarter and held on when Whitish had back-to-back baskets...

Collier leads No. 4 UConn to rout of UCF

Feb. 17, 2019 5:28 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Despite a physical effort from the opposing team, UConn imposed its will on the game, outworking UCF inside and out. Napheesa Collier was the key, getting 18 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals as No. 4 UConn completed a 78-41 victory Sunday. "Of all the players on our...

Espinoza-Hunter leads No. 5 Mississippi State over A&M 92-64

Feb. 17, 2019 5:23 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After a tough loss in Mississippi State's previous game, coach Vic Schaefer told his team it would be defined by how it responded on Sunday. The Bulldogs took Schaefer's words to heart. Andra Espinoza-Hunter set career highs with seven 3-pointers and 24 points as Mississippi...

No. 16 Syracuse women beat Wake Forest 77-57

Feb. 17, 2019 4:44 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Miranda Drummond scored 17 points with six rebounds, Tiana Mangakahia had 15 points, six rebounds and nine assists and No. 16 Syracuse defeated Wake Forest 77-57 on Sunday. Digna Strautmane and Maeva Djaldi-Tabdi added 10 points each for the Orange (19-6, 8-4 ACC), who beat the Demon...

Gustafson, No. 14 Iowa beat No. 7 Maryland 86-73

Feb. 17, 2019 4:43 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa star Megan Gustafson is used to drawing a lot of attention on the court. So Sunday was just business as usual. Gustafson scored 24 of her 31 points in the second half, and No. 14 Iowa beat No. 7 Maryland 86-73 to move into a tie with the Terrapins atop the Big Ten. "They were...