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Jones, No. 7 Oregon State tower over No. 18 DePaul 98-77

Nov. 15, 2019 1:18 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Taylor Jones anticipated she’d play a major role for No. 7 Oregon State on Thursday night. The 6-foot-4 freshman delivered. Jones had 24 points and nine rebounds, and the Beavers exploited a significant height advantage to beat No. 18 DePaul 98-77 in the semifinals of the...

Lacie Hull scores 19, No. 3 Stanford beats N. Colorado 90-36

Nov. 15, 2019 12:53 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — No. 3 Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer challenged her team to play better defense. Statistically, the Cardinal matched her challenge and raised it. Lacie Hull scored 19 points and No. 3 Stanford coasted to a 90-36 victory over Northern Colorado on Thursday night. DiJonai Carrington...

No. 2 Baylor women top Houston Baptist 112-42 without Cox

Nov. 14, 2019 11:20 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor will be able to get by just fine for now while letting preseason AP All-America post Lauren Cox rest and recover from a foot issue. Te’a Cooper had 23 points and 10 assists, Queen Egbo scored a career-high 21 points starting in place of Cox and the Lady Bears beat...

No. 16 Michigan State women hold off No. 15 Notre Dame 72-69

Nov. 14, 2019 10:52 PM EST

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (AP) — Nia Clouden scored a career-high 28 points and No. 16 Michigan State held off No. 15 Notre Dame’s late rally for a 72-69 victory on Thursday night. Clouden made four 3-pointers and was 9 of 21 from the field. Taryn McCutheon added 12 points for Michigan State (3-0). Sam...

Collier scores 28, leads No. 22 Texas women past UTSA 84-53

Nov. 14, 2019 10:22 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Charli Collier had career highs with 28 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 22 Texas to an 84-53 victory over UTSA on Thursday night. The Longhorns (1-1) are 10-0 against UTSA (2-1) and have won all nine home openers with coach Karen Aston. Collier was 11 of 17 from the floor. Joyner...

Daniels scores 27, No. 23 Arkansas women beat Oral Roberts

Nov. 14, 2019 10:19 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Makayla Daniels scored a career-high 27 points on 8-of-11 shooting Thursday night, and the No. 23 Arkansas women beat Oral Roberts 96-64. Daniels was 6 of 7 from 3-point range and the Razorbacks (3-0) were 17 of 32. The Golden Eagles (3-1) made just 2 of 20 from the arc. Alexis...

Jones, Evans lead No. 9 Louisville past Central Michigan

Nov. 14, 2019 9:48 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — On a night when its shots weren’t falling, Louisville leaned on two veterans. Jazmine Jones scored 25 points and Dana Evans had 24 — both career highs — to lead the ninth-ranked Cardinals past Central Michigan 76-63 on Thursday night. The Cardinals (3-0) shot...

No. 14 NC State women beat Lamar 81-40

Nov. 14, 2019 9:47 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kayla Jones and Grace Hunter scored 15 points each, Elissa Cunane added 14 points and 13 rebounds, and the No. 14 N.C. State women beat Lamar 81-40 on Thursday night. Jada Boyd’s jumper with 4:31 left gave the Wolfpack (3-0) their largest lead of the game at 81-32 and the...

Onyenwere scores 27, No. 11 UCLA beats LBSU 86-51

Nov. 14, 2019 4:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michaela Onyenwere had 27 points and six rebounds to help UCLA beat Long Beach State 86-51 on Thursday. Onyenwere scored 11 of the first 13 points of the game as UCLA opened with a 20-0 run. The Bruins led 52-26 at the break after scoring 26 points in each quarter. Onyenwere paced the...

Ionescu surpasses 2,000 points as No. 1 Oregon routs Utah St

Nov. 14, 2019 12:01 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves had a bit of a scare when star Sabrina Ionescu went down holding the back of her right leg. Fortunately his star senior All-American said it was just a dead leg. Ionescu just missed her 19th career triple-double finishing with 16 points, 12 assists and nine...