Latest Women's college basketball News

Jones keeps No. 2 Stanford rolling in 97-74 win over Cal

Jan. 22, 2022 01:08 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford’s Haley Jones sees herself as a high-risk, high-reward player, although she realizes some of that may have to change. “I think I need to lower the risk factor,” Jones said, as her coach Tara VanDerveer sat beside her quietly agreeing. ...

Thomas' season-high 25 points lead No. 10 Arizona pasts Utah

Jan. 22, 2022 00:12 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Sam Thomas scored a season-high 25 points and tied a career best with six three-pointers, and No. 10 Arizona held high-scoring Utah to its fewest points of the season in a 76-64 victory Friday night for its fifth straight win in the series. Utah committed 22...

No. 9 UConn thumps Seton Hall 71-38, avoids rare losing skid

Jan. 21, 2022 22:25 PM EST

STORRS, CONN. (AP) — UConn's 71-38 win over Seton Hall on Friday night kept alive one of the most improbable and impressive streaks in sports. The ninth-ranked Huskies, who lost at Oregon on Monday night, have not dropped consecutive games since March of 1993, long before any of...

Arizona St. women overcome 29 turnovers, top No. 22 Colorado

Jan. 21, 2022 21:49 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Taya Hanson scored 17 points and short-handed Arizona State overcame 29 turnovers to beat No. 22 Colorado 57-52 in overtime on Friday night for its 14th straight victory in the series. Neither team made a field goal in overtime until Colorado guard Frida Formann...

NEC, Horizon still having forfeits because of COVID

Jan. 21, 2022 12:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Cimino hasn't lost a Northeast Conference game on the court this season at St. Francis, N.Y. Yet the Terriers are sitting at 4-2 in the standings after forfeiting two games before the New Year because of COVID-19 issues on the team. They play first-place...

Clark sets triple-double record, No. 25 Iowa routs Gophers

Jan. 21, 2022 11:46 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Iowa's Caitlin Clark posted her second straight 30-point triple-double, setting a Division I basketball record for men or women, and the No. 25 Hawkeyes rolled to a 105-49 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night. Clark had 35 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists,...

La Salle coach raises awareness for daughter with leukemia

Jan. 21, 2022 10:45 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Emily MacGillivray treated her house like an obstacle course. The toddler, a tornado of energy, could be found after a scamper sitting on counter tops. “We never had a kid who constantly was climbing on things,” said Mountain MacGillivray, her father and the...

Johnson rallies No. 4 NC State past No. 3 Louisville 68-59

Jan. 21, 2022 08:52 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Diamond Johnson didn’t lose confidence, so it wasn’t a lost cause for No. 4 North Carolina State. “I just kept shooting it,” Johnson said, drawing a postgame laugh from coach Wes Moore. Johnson scored 11 of her 16 points in a 4 1/2-minute...

No. 8 Michigan rolls past Wisconsin 83-44, moves to 16-2

Jan. 20, 2022 22:27 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 Michigan rolled to an 83-44 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night. Leigha Brown scored 11 points and Cameron Williams added 10 for Michigan (16-2, 7-1 Big Ten), which won its fourth game in a row and is...

Florida beats No. 23 Kentucky women for fourth straight win

Jan. 20, 2022 21:43 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kiki Smith scored 25 points, Alberte Rimdal continued her hot 3-point shooting in adding 15 and Florida won its fourth straight game with a 77-52 victory over short-handed No. 23 Kentucky on Thursday night. Smith was 10-of-18 shooting with six assists....