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Matharu scores 26, No. 15 Texas women beat No. 17 Texas A&M

Dec. 05, 2021 18:20 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Aliyah Matharu scored 26 points, draining five 3-pointers and leading the 15th-ranked Texas women past No. 17 Texas A&M 76-60 in the all-Lone Star version of the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Sunday. The loss broke Texas A&M's eight-game...

No. 9 Iowa women beat MSU 88-61 for coach Bluder's 800th win

Dec. 05, 2021 18:01 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Caitlin Clark had her second triple-double of the season with 24 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and McKenna Warnock had 21 points as No. 9 Iowa beat Michigan State 88-61 on Sunday for coach Lisa Bluder’s 800th career victory. Monika Czinano...

No. 18 Ohio State dominates in fourth to defeat Purdue 70-53

Dec. 05, 2021 17:12 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell and Braxtin Miller scored 16 points each and No. 18 Ohio State dominated the fourth quarter to defeat Purdue 70-53 on Sunday in a Big Ten opener. The Buckeyes' 16-4 run to open the fourth quarter turned a five-point lead into...

Reese scores 18, No. 8 Maryland women beat Rutgers 74-59

Dec. 05, 2021 17:07 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Angel Reese scored 18 points to lead No. 8 Maryland over Rutgers 74-59 on Sunday. Katie Benzan added 15 points, Chloe Bibby had 14 and Ashley Owusu 12 for Maryland (7-2, 1-0 Big Ten). “We're excited to get our first win in...

Kiser, Hillmon lead No. 12 Michigan rout of Akron, 93-54

Dec. 05, 2021 17:00 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Emily Kiser scored a season-high 19 points and Naz Hillmon added 18 points and five assists as the No. 12 Michigan women steamrolled Akron in the first half and cruised to a 93-54 win Sunday afternoon. The Wolverines (8-1) returned home for the...

Puckett scores 15, leads No. 11 Tennessee's rally

Dec. 05, 2021 16:41 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Sara Puckett scored 15 points off the bench and led a decisive scoring run in the fourth quarter as No. 11 Tennessee defeated Virginia Tech 64-58 on Sunday. Tennessee trailed 55-48 with six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter before going on a...

Boyd, No. 2 NC State women top Elon 78-46 for 8th win in row

Dec. 05, 2021 16:36 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jada Boyd scored 17 points and No. 2 North Carolina State beat Elon 78-46 Sunday for its eighth straight win. The Wolfpack (8-1) lost their season opener to No. 1 South Carolina and haven't been stopped since then. “Our first...

Jones scores 16 to lead No. 25 Florida State women, 83-32

Dec. 05, 2021 16:28 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Morgan Jones scored 16 points with eight rebounds and all 13 players scored as 25th-ranked Florida State defeated Charleston Southern 83-32 on Sunday. Jones has scored in double figures in seven straight games for the Seminoles (6-2), who are...

Bueckers scores 22 but injured in UConn win over Irish

Dec. 05, 2021 16:17 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn won its rivalry game against Notre Dame but may have lost last year's national player of the year to a knee injury in the process. Paige Bueckers scored 22 points before going down with just seconds left in No. 2 UConn's 73-54 victory over No....

Van Lith leads No. 10 Louisville to 80-66 win over Belmont

Dec. 05, 2021 16:02 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hailey Van Lith has had some struggles early this season for Louisville, but she believes she’s hitting her stride now. The sophomore guard considered one of the country’s best players scored 16 points for the No. 10 Cardinals, who beat...