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Gonzales scores 29, No. 17 BYU women beat San Diego 74-63

Jan. 22, 2022 18:33 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored a season-high 29 points and No. 17 BYU pulled away in the third quarter to beat San Diego 74-63 on Saturday. BYU (15-1, 5-0 West Coast Conference) has won seven consecutive games and ended a two-game skid against San Diego (10-9, 2-3). ...

No. 24 Florida Gulf Coast women beat Jacksonville State

Jan. 22, 2022 17:08 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Tishara Morehouse scored 20 points, Kerstie Phills added 17 plus nine rebounds and No. 24 Florida Gulf Coast rolled past Jacksonville State 66-44 on Saturday in a meeting of unbeaten Atlantic Sun Conference division leaders. Emma List added 14 points for...

No. 15 Texas earns sixth road win, rolls past TCU 68-47

Jan. 22, 2022 16:43 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Joanne Allen-Taylor and Audrey Warren combined to score 27 points and distribute nine assists as No. 15 Texas continued its season-long road success by cruising past in-state Big 12 Conference rival TCU 68-47 on Saturday. Coming off a statement win at No. 7...

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...

AP source: Mercury hiring Nygaard as next head coach

Jan. 21, 2022 18:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury have hired former Las Vegas Aces assistant Vanessa Nygaard as their next head coach, a person familiar with the hire told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the hire won't be officially announced...

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,...