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

Feb. 17, 2019 5:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alanna Smith hit a layup with three seconds left to lift No. 10 Stanford over USC 69-67 on Sunday. Despite losing a fingernail in the first quarter, Smith had 23 points and 12 rebounds to help the Cardinal (21-4, 11-3 Pac-12) rally after trailing for most of the game. DiJonai Carrington...

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...

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

Feb. 17, 2019 5:16 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emese Hof scored 25 points to help No. 20 Miami beat No. 2 Louisville 79-73 on Sunday. Laura Cornelius added 16 points and six assists as the Hurricanes (22-5, 10-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) earned their fourth consecutive victory. Mykea Gray had 10 points. Miami trailed by as many...

Canadian women beat US 2-0 to win inaugural Rivalry Series

Feb. 17, 2019 5:04 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The inaugural Rivalry Series was created to give Canada and the United States another opportunity to put the world's best female hockey teams on the ice together. It went so well, there likely will be a sequel. Brianne Jenner and Blayre Turnbull scored, Shannon Szabados made 38 saves, and...

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...

No. 11 South Carolina women roll past Florida 96-77

Feb. 17, 2019 4:42 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Jennings scored a season-high 22 points, Bianca Cuevas-Moore added 19 and Destanni Henderson had 18 in leading No. 11 South Carolina to a 96-77 victory over Florida on Sunday. Tyasha Harris added 11 points and 10 assists for her first double-double this season and help the...

Howard's late buck saves No. 17 Kentucky women 61-59

Feb. 17, 2019 4:36 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard scored 18 points, the last two on a pull-up jumper at the foul line with 1.3 seconds left that gave No. 17 Kentucky a 61-59 win over Arkansas on Sunday. In a game that neither team led by more than eight points, and the biggest lead of the second half was five by Kentucky...

Gillespie, No. 21 Seminole women defeat Pitt 78-46

Feb. 17, 2019 4:22 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie had 18 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and two steals and No. 21 Florida State rolled to a 78-46 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday, spoiling the homecoming of Panthers coach Lance White. Nicki Ekhomu added 15 points, Valencia Myers 13 and Nausia Woolfolk 11 for the...