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Cunane, No. 4 Wolfpack women beat No. 16 Blue Devils 84-60

Jan. 16, 2022 18:54 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The ball continues to wind its way through North Carolina State’s wealth of options, from Elissa Cunane inside or to any number of outside shooters. Cunane scored 23 points and a dozen players scored to help the fourth-ranked N.C. State beat No. 16 Duke 84-60...

Big-name women's basketball programs returning to prominence

Jan. 14, 2022 17:35 PM EST

Kellie Harper is working to return the Tennessee women’s basketball program back to being a title contender and has the Lady Vols closer to their traditionally elite status. She's got company at other big-name programs, too. The Lady Vols are ranked fifth in...

Boston, No. 1 South Carolina women win at No. 15 Duke 55-46

Dec. 15, 2021 22:35 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — When South Carolina is at its best, the top-ranked Gamecocks use their length and size to overwhelm opponents with withering and relentless efforts on the glass. The formula is working against everybody so far, even the rest of the nation’s top teams. ...

Tennessee women back in top 10 of AP Top 25; SC still No. 1

Dec. 06, 2021 13:47 PM EST

Tennessee is back in the top 10 of The Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll for the first time in nearly three years. The Lady Vols, who moved up two spots to No. 9 on Monday, haven't been in the top 10 since Dec. 31, 2018. For years, Tennessee set the...

No. 9 Iowa returns from COVID-19 pause, loses at Duke 79-64

Dec. 03, 2021 07:39 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ninth-ranked Iowa never looked like itself playing a road game in front of a hostile crowd in its return from a COVID-19 pause. “We were out of sorts,” coach Lisa Bluder said. And Duke — playing with a confident aggression...

No. 5 NC State, No. 6 Louisville again headline ACC race

Oct. 27, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

The Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball race has settled into a familiar pattern the past two seasons: Louisville claims the regular-season crown, North Carolina State wins the ACC Tournament. They're set up for another battle at the top of the league in...