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Slocum nets 24 points, No. 10 Beavers beat Arizona 86-64

Jan. 19, 2019 1:15 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Scott Rueck said his team took a step toward becoming a great team. Rueck said the Beavers played a "clean" game, taking care of the basketball, taking good shots and playing defense without sending one of the premier scorers in the nation to the free throw line....

Ionescu scores 31, No. 5 Ducks top No. 19 Sun Devils 77-71

Jan. 19, 2019 12:53 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves knew his team would find out what Baylor, Louisville and Stanford already learned in close calls against Arizona State. Beating the Sun Devils wouldn't come without a measure of discomfort for the Ducks. Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought...

Smith's 27 points carry No. 6 Stanford women past Washington

Jan. 19, 2019 12:23 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — There are some games when Stanford finds its groove from the opening tip, methodically handles business, and the key thing coach Tara VanDerveer takes from a victory afterward was the opportunity to rest her regulars and find positives from the small strides. Alanna Smith scored 11...

No. 5 Oregon outlasts No. 19 Arizona State 77-71

Jan. 19, 2019 12:10 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought off a late 3-point barrage and outlasted No. 19 Arizona State 77-71 on Friday night. Maite Cazorla added 16 points and Ruthy Hebard had 14 for the Ducks (16-1, 5-0 Pac-12), who won their ninth game in a row. Oregon made its last...

No. 24 DePaul women hold off St. John's 73-64

Jan. 18, 2019 10:17 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chante Stonewall scored 22 points and No. 24 DePaul used an early fourth-quarter burst to hold off St. John's 73-64 on Friday night. Stonewall, who sank four 3-pointers, scored 16 points in the first half as the Blue Demons (13-5, 4-2 Big East Conference) led 19-10 after one quarter and...

Hiedeman leads No. 14 Marquette women past Seton Hall, 96-60

Jan. 18, 2019 5:24 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman scored 28 points to lead No. 14 Marquette past Seton Hall 96-60 on Friday. Amani Wilborn added 20 points for the Golden Eagles (15-3, 6-0 Big East). Erika Davenport had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Danielle King had 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Marquette scored...

Mississippi State's Bibby out for season with knee injury

Jan. 18, 2019 1:32 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State forward Chloe Bibby will miss the rest of the season because of a left knee injury. The school announced the extent of the injury on Friday. The 6-foot-1 Bibby fell awkwardly after pivoting during the opening minute of Thursday night's game against South Carolina,...

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...