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Herdman's inspiration try at World Cup, provokes Croatia

Nov. 26, 2022 03:32 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Canada had just lost its first World Cup match in 36 years, outplaying Belgium for much of a 1-0 defeat, and an emotional John Herdman revealed in the on-field interview what he had just told his players during a postgame huddle. “I told them they belong here....

No. 6 Indiana holds off Auburn in Las Vegas Invitational

Nov. 26, 2022 01:26 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes had a perfect shooting night Friday and scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half to lead No. 6 Indiana to a 96-81 victory over Auburn in the Las Vegas Invitational. Holmes, who also had 12 rebounds, made all 10 of her field goal attempts and...

Clark leads No. 9 Iowa in 73-59 win over Oregon State

Nov. 25, 2022 23:13 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Caitlin Clark had 28 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to power No. 9 Iowa to a 73-59 win over Oregon State in the semifinal round of the Phil Knight Legacy tournament on Friday night. Monika Czinano added 17 points and McKenna Warnock contributed 12 to...

No. 3 UConn women rout Duke 78-50

Nov. 25, 2022 22:28 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lou Lopez-Senechal scored 23 points and No. 3 UConn routed Duke 78-50 in the semifinal round of the Phil Knight Legacy tournament on Friday. Aaliyah Edwards added 15 points and 11 rebounds and Azzi Fudd scored 14 points to help the Huskies (4-0) remain...

Horston, Jackson lead No. 23 Tennessee women past Colorado

Nov. 25, 2022 22:02 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Horston scored 23 points, Rickea Jackson added 20, and No. 23 Tennessee defeated Colorado 69-51 on Friday night. Horston added eight rebounds, four assists and four steals for the Lady Vols (3-4). Jackson had six rebounds and four steals. No other...

Gilbert, Connor lead No. 15 Arizona women past Cal Baptist

Nov. 25, 2022 21:56 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Freshman Kailyn Gilbert scored a career-high 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting, Madison Connor hit five 3-pointers and finished with a career-best 22 points and No. 15 Arizona beat Cal Baptist 83-61 Friday night at the San Diego Thanksgiving Tournament. Jade Loville...

Gregory's 35 points lead Kansas State women past NAU 93-80

Nov. 25, 2022 20:45 PM EST

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP) — Gabby Gregory scored a career-high 35 points, 20 of them in the second half, and No. 25 Kansas State defeated stubborn Northern Arizona 93-80 on Friday night at the Paradise Jam. Gregory, who scored 12 points in the fourth quarter, hit a 3-pointer...

Canada takes 2 medals in monobob, Humphries 3rd for US

Nov. 25, 2022 20:17 PM EST

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada took the top two spots in the first women’s monobob World Cup race of the season Friday, while Olympic champion Kaillie Humphries of the U.S. won the bronze. Bianca Ribi finished her two runs in 1 minute, 50.89 seconds for her first win on...

No. 2 Stanford pushes pace in 2nd half for 93-69 win vs FGCU

Nov. 25, 2022 19:40 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Haley Jones had 24 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 2 Stanford pull away from Florida Gulf Coast 93-69 on Friday in the first round of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown. The Cardinal (6-1) got back in the win column five days after losing to top-ranked South Carolina....

No. 20 UCLA women turn back Jackson State 72-60

Nov. 25, 2022 19:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charisma Osborne scored 20 points and freshman Londynn Jones added a season high 16 as No. 20 UCLA held off Jackson State 72-60 on Friday. Coming off a Battle 4 Atlantis championship and ahead of a Tuesday trip to No. 1 South Carolina, the Bruins (7-0) had a hard...