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Syracuse women ... No. 24 Michigan

Dec. 5, 2019 11:33 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Kayla Robbins scored 23 points and No. 24 Michigan rallied from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime and beat Syracuse 84-76 in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game on Thursday night. Naz Hillmon added 16 points for the Wolverines (7-1), who closed out the final three...

Gillespie scores 24 points, No. 8 Florida State women win

Dec. 5, 2019 11:29 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie has made clutch shots in late-game situations. She did it again and again Thursday night. Gillespie scored 18 of her season-high 24 points in the second half as No. 8 Florida State remained undefeated by rallying to take a 78-68 victory over No. 19 Michigan State....

Buckeyes knock off No. 2 Louisville in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Dec. 5, 2019 11:23 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State pulled off it's biggest win of the season thus far, shutting down No. 2 Louisville down the stretch and dealing the Cardinals their first loss. Dorka Juhasz scored 15 points and Kierstan Bell added 14 as Ohio State upset Louisville 67-60 in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game on...

Walker, Griffin lead unbeaten UConn women over Seton Hall

Dec. 5, 2019 10:43 PM EST

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Aubrey Griffin took a look around Walsh Gym on the campus of Seton Hall, knowing she would recognize a few names. “I wanted to see where my mom and my dad went to school,” said Griffin, the talented UConn freshman forward who was playing in the gym for the first...

Gillespie scores 24 points, No. 8 Florida State women win

Dec. 5, 2019 10:25 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie scored 18 of her season-high 24 points in the second half and No. 8 Florida State remained undefeated by rallying for a 78-68 victory over No. 19 Michigan State on Thursday night. Valencia Myers scored 10 of her 12 points in the second half as the Seminoles (8-0)...

No. 13 N.C. St. tops No 9 Maryland in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Dec. 5, 2019 10:21 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A dominating performance on the boards and clutch shooting by junior guard Kai Crutchfield helped No. 13 N.C. State overcome 28 turnovers in a 66-59 victory over No. 9 Maryland on Thursday night. Crutchfield made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, and Elissa Cunane grabbed 15...

No. 18 Gonzaga women post 70-55 win at Montana State

Dec. 5, 2019 10:11 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Jill Townsend scored 16 points and No. 18 Gonzaga pulled way from Montana State in the third quarter en route to a 70-55 victory on Thursday for the Bulldogs' fifth straight victory. Townsend was 7-of-11 shooting and tied with teammate Katie Campbell with a game-best six rebounds....

No. 7 Baylor women rebound from 1st loss 72-38 over Georgia

Dec. 4, 2019 11:14 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had another double-double and No. 7 Baylor rebounded from its first loss in nearly a year. The defending national champion Lady Bears now have a long break — from playing games. “You give them some days off and then you come back and you work and just get after...

No. 7 Baylor rebounds from loss, beats Georgia 72-38

Dec. 4, 2019 10:59 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had 20 points and 11 rebounds as No. 7 Baylor rebounded from its first loss in nearly a year with a 72-38 win over Georgia on Wednesday night. The defending national champion Lady Bears (8-1) had won 36 in a row overall before their loss Saturday night to then-No. 5 South...

No. 22 Missouri St women pull away from Wichita St 68-55

Dec. 4, 2019 9:41 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Alexa Willard scored 14 points, Jasmine Franklin had a double-double and No. 21 Missouri State started a 19-2 run late in the third quarter en route to a 68-55 win over Wichita State on Wednesday night. Brice Calip had 12 points for the Bears (8-1), who won their fourth straight,...