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No. 21 Arizona State women rally to beat Colorado 65-59

Feb. 21, 2020 11:38 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Reili Richardson and Ja'Tavia Tapley scored 16 points apiece, each with seven in the fourth quarter, to help No. 21 Arizona State rally for a 65-59 win over Colorado on Friday night. Tapley scored the first seven points in a 10-0 run that gave the Sun Devils a 55-51 lead on Robbi...

Oregon's Minyon Moore, left, drives the ball past California's Cailyn Crocker (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Ionescu notches 25th career triple-double, Oregon beats Cal

Feb. 21, 2020 11:38 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu has won the hearts of little girls and NBA stars alike with her dynamic play, and during the start of an emotional weekend she shined as Stephen Curry watched and shook his head from courtside. Ionescu recorded her NCAA-best 25th career triple-double with 17 points,...

Thomas scores career-high 31 and No. 11 Arizona women win

Feb. 21, 2020 11:16 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sam Thomas scored a career-high 31 points and No. 11 Arizona, missing its leading scorer, still rolled past Utah 85-69 on Friday night. Aari McDonald, who was ranked eighth in the nation at 20.5 points per game and with a streak of 62 consecutive games scoring in double figures,...

No. 23 Missouri State women beat Evansville 76-62

Feb. 21, 2020 10:39 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Alexa Willard scored 14 points, Abby Hipp added 11 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 23 Missouri State beat Evansville 76-62 on Friday night. Brice Calip had 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Bears (22-3, 12-1 Missouri Valley Conference), who trailed for the only time...

No. 12 DePaul women wrap up outright Big East title

Feb. 21, 2020 9:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sonya Morris scored 22 points, Chante Stonewall had 20 and No. 12 DePaul beat Georgetown 87-69 on Friday night with the Blue Demons wrapping up the outright Big East regular-season title. DePaul (25-3, 15-1) needed either a win against the Hoyas (5-21, 2-13) or a Marquette loss to...

Tennessee coach Kellie Harper exchanges words with an official during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M in Knoxville, Tenn., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (Saul Young/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Late slide puts Lady Vols' NCAA Tournament streak at risk

Feb. 21, 2020 8:44 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s streak of participating in every women's NCAA Tournament could be in jeopardy — again. The Lady Vols (17-9, 7-6 SEC) have lost five straight games as their schedule has toughened considerably over the last few weeks, though they won’t play a team...

No. 25 Princeton women win 16th straight, beat Harvard 66-45

Feb. 21, 2020 8:37 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Bella Alarie scored 18 points, Taylor Baur had 11 points and seven rebounds, and No. 25 Princeton beat Harvard 66-45 on Friday night for its 16th straight victory. Princeton (20-1, 9-0 Ivy League) has won five straight games by 15-plus points, totaling 12 decisions by 20 or more....

Jackson, No. 9 Mississippi State beat Auburn 92-85 in OT

Feb. 21, 2020 12:19 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi State surged from behind after struggling most of the way, and Rickea Jackson took over in overtime. The freshman scored nine of her season-high 34 points in OT and the ninth-ranked Bulldogs rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat Auburn 92-85 on Thursday night. Mississippi...

No. 13 Gonzaga women crush LMU 75-47 to clinch WCC title

Feb. 20, 2020 11:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jill Townsend scored 15 of her 21 points in the second half and No. 13 Gonzaga pulled away for a 75-47 win over Loyola Marymount on Thursday night to clinch the outright West Coast Conference championship. Jenn Wirth and Kaylynne Truong added 11 points apiece for Gonzaga (26-2, 15-1),...

Brown-Turner's jumper lifts NC State past Miami, 50-48

Feb. 20, 2020 11:54 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jakia Brown-Turner will likely remember her first game-winning shot as a collegian, even if she has no idea what play was called. The freshman scored scored a season-high-tying 18 points, including a go-ahead, baseline jumper with 2.9 seconds left, to lead 10th-ranked North...