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No. 2 Baylor women win 1st true test 58-46 over No. 22 USF

Nov. 19, 2019 11:28 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Defending national champion Baylor finally got tested this season. The No. 2 Lady Bears still won by double figures without their preseason AP All-American. Queen Egbo had 16 points and 10 rebounds, NaLyssa Smith had 12 points and Baylor finally pulled away late in a 58-46 win over No....

No. 4 UConn routs UVa 83-44, extends home winning

Nov. 19, 2019 10:38 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn won its first two games by 11 and 13 points and the players started hearing the talk that they will not be as dominant as Husky teams of the past. They are tuning that out. Megan Walker scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half and No. 4 UConn blew out Virginia 83-44 on...

No. 23 Lady Vols beat Stetson 73-46 to remain unbeaten

Nov. 19, 2019 9:22 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rennia Davis scored 15 points and Rae Burrell had a double-double as the 23rd-ranked Lady Volunteers rolled to a 73-46 victory over Stetson on Tuesday night. Burrell had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Jordan Horston scored 14 points, Jazmine Massengill had 12 and Kasiyahna Kushkituah...

No. 15 Michigan State women overcome slow start, win by 20

Nov. 19, 2019 9:17 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Taryn McCutcheon scored 16 points, Mardrekia Cook added 14 and No. 15 Michigan State defeated Oakland 76-56 on Tuesday night. The Spartans (4-0) trailed the entire first quarter. McCutcheon hit two 3-pointers 45 seconds apart to open the second quarter that began a 9-0 run and...

Cunane has double-double, No. 14 NC State women beat Maine

Nov. 19, 2019 1:47 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane had 12 points and 10 rebounds for her second straight double-double and No. 14 North Carolina State beat Maine 62-34 on Tuesday for its ninth straight 4-0 start to a season. NC State opened the game on a 12-2 run and added a 9-0 run in the second quarter for a 31-10 lead...

No. 10 Mississippi State routs Troy 122-82

Nov. 18, 2019 11:32 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Despite another lopsided win where Mississippi State put up over 120 points, coach Vic Schaefer wasn’t happy. Only four of his players were on time for the afternoon shootaround and his team gave up way too many points in a 122-82 rout of Troy on Monday night. “Our...

Notre Dame’s 12-year run in women’s AP Top 25 is over

Nov. 18, 2019 1:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame’s 12-year run in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll is over. The Fighting Irish fell out of the AP Top 25 on Monday for the first time since the end of the 2006-07 season, stopping a streak of 234 consecutive weeks being ranked. It was the third...

Hull scores 20 points in Stanford's OT win over Gonzaga

Nov. 17, 2019 11:42 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Lexie Hull was unable to play against Gonzaga last year, making a game against her hometown team this season even more special. Hull scored eight points and grabbed a big rebound in the final 3 minutes and No. 3 Stanford beat Gonzaga 76-70 in overtime Sunday night. After shooting...

No. 7 Oregon State wins Preseason WNIT

Nov. 17, 2019 8:19 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Destiny Slocum was a non-factor for No. 7 Oregon State in the first half of the championship game of the Preseason WNIT on Sunday. The second half was a different story. Slocum scored all 17 of her points after the break and ignited a decisive third-quarter run to lead No. 7 Oregon...

Carter scores 29 points, No. 5 Texas A&M beats Rice 62-61

Nov. 17, 2019 6:19 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas A&M got a win and also learned how much it has to improve. Chennedy Carter scored 29 points and Ciera Johnson made a layup with 9 seconds left to give No. 5 Texas A&M a 62-61 victory over Rice on Sunday. “We are going to have to get a lot better than what we played...