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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,...

Providence AD Driscoll to retire in June after 21 years

Jan. 21, 2022 11:41 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence College athletic director Bob Driscoll says he is retiring after 21 years at the school. The retirement is effective in June and ends a two-decade run that included the Friars winning their first national title in a men's sport when the hockey...

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....

No. 13 Georgia women hold off Mississippi State, 66-63

Jan. 20, 2022 21:40 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Que Morrison scored 14 points, Mikayla Coombs added 13 and No. 13 Georgia built a 27-point early lead and then held on to beat Mississippi State 66-63 on Thursday night for its third straight win. Georgia (15-3, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) also ended a...

Hermosa scores 21, No. 18 Georgia Tech women top Orange

Jan. 20, 2022 20:54 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Nerea Hermosa scored a career-high 21 points, Eylia Love had a double-double and No. 18 Georgia Tech turned back Syracuse 65-55 on Thursday night. Lorela Cubaj had 14 points and Lotta-Maj Lahtinen 11 for the Yellow Jackets (14-4, 5-2 Atlantic Coast...

Mikesell scores career-high 33, Ohio St. women beat Maryland

Jan. 20, 2022 20:50 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored a career-high 33 points, Jacy Sheldon added 24 points with 10 assists and Ohio State beat No. 12 Maryland 95-89 on Thursday night. Mikesell topped her previous high of 32, set against Illinois on Jan. 6, with two free throws in the...