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Rice, Stockton lead No. 15 Gonzaga women to 74-61 win

Feb. 21, 2019 11:59 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Zykera Rice scored 15 points and Laura Stockton added 13 while moving into third place on No. 15 Gonzaga's career assist list and the Bulldogs defeated Santa Clara 74-61 on Thursday night. Jenn Wirth added 12 for the Bulldogs (24-3, 13-2 West Coast Conference), who bounced back after...

Georgia coach returns to bench 2 days after giving birth

Feb. 21, 2019 11:38 PM EST

ATHENS, Georgia (AP) — Georgia women's basketball coach Joni Taylor was on the bench Thursday night, just two days after giving birth to her second child and her team gave her a gift. Taylor gave birth to Drew Simone Taylor on Tuesday, the morning after she coached a 78-56 victory over Mississippi. Not one...

No. 6 Mississippi St pulls away for 80-66 win over Ole Miss

Feb. 21, 2019 11:35 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Teaira McCowan didn't have a great second half on Thursday night against the Bulldogs' in-state rival. Anriel Howard did, and it was enough to push No. 6 Mississippi State past Mississippi 80-66. It was a much tighter game than Mississippi State might have anticipated but a dominant...

No. 16 Kentucky women hold off No. 13 Gamecocks 65-57

Feb. 21, 2019 11:23 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kentucky seniors Taylor Murray and Maci Morris were winless against South Carolina in their careers. With a little help from a freshman, they made sure their careers didn't end that way. Murray scored 17 points and Morris had 10 of her 12 in the fourth quarter and No. 16 Kentucky...

Wells has 29, Carter 28 in No. 21 Texas A&M women's win

Feb. 21, 2019 11:18 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kayla Wells scored a career-high 29 points, Chennedy Carter had 28 and No. 21 Texas A&M defeated Tennessee 79-62 Thursday night. Wells was 10-of-15 shooting, including 5 of 8 from the arc. Carter, the Southeastern Conference's leading scoring coming in at 22.1 per game,...

Yeaney helps Hoosiers upset No. 10 Iowa 75-73

Feb. 21, 2019 11:05 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — With the game on the line, Indiana's Bendu Yeaney made huge plays on both ends of the court to lift the Hoosiers to the upset of Indiana. The sophomore guard scored with 3.8 seconds left and blocked a potential game-winning shot in Indiana' 75-73 upset of No. 10 Iowa on Thursday...

Ogunbowale becomes all-time Irish scorer in rout of Duke

Feb. 21, 2019 10:38 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — On a historic Thursday evening for Arike Ogunbowale, Muffet McGraw was just as pleased by the double-doubles she received from frontliners Brianna Turner and Jessica Shepard in No. 5 Notre Dame's 89-61 rout of Duke. "What a momentous day," McGraw said after Ogunbowale scored 25...

Charles scores 29 as No. 8 Maryland beats Minnesota 71-69

Feb. 21, 2019 10:31 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland began the game with a thud, trailed by 16 points in the third quarter and appeared well on its way to falling out of first place in the Big Ten. An unfathomable comeback ensued, and by the end of the night coach Brenda Frese found herself talking about "an incredible...

No. 23 South Dakota women avenge only Summit League loss

Feb. 21, 2019 10:20 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Ciara Duffy scored 16 points and Monica Arens 12, with both sinking four 3-pointers, and No. 23 South Dakota avenged its only Summit League loss this season with a 73-58 victory over Denver on Thursday night. Hannah Sjerven added 11 points and a game-high nine rebounds for the...

No. 9 NC State breezes to 80-47 win over Wake Forest

Feb. 21, 2019 10:10 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After losing four key players to season-ending knee injuries, No. 9 N.C. State met a rare opponent that's similarly banged up Thursday night and emerged with a routine, 80-46 victory over Wake Forest at Reynolds Coliseum behind 14 points and six assists by Aislinn Konig. Kiara Leslie...