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Ladine, Daniels lead Washington women past No. 9 Oregon State with Beavers' top scorer sidelined

Feb. 25, 2024 17:28 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Elle Ladine scored 23 points, Dalayah Daniels added 15 and Washington beat No. 9 Oregon State 61-51 on Sunday to damage the Beavers’ hopes of at least sharing the last Pac-12 Conference title. With the Beavers playing without leading scorer and rebounder Raegan...

No. 18 Utah beats JuJu Watkins and No. 7 USC 74-68, snapping Trojans' 7-game winning streak

Feb. 25, 2024 17:22 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alissa Pili had 23 points and nine rebounds against her old team and No. 18 Utah defeated seventh-ranked Southern California 74-68 on Sunday despite 30 points from Trojans star JuJu Watkins. The Utes (20-8, 10-6 Pac-12) ended the Trojans' seven-game winning...

Dyaisha Fair passes Brittney Griner on scoring list, leads No. 17 Syracuse's rally past Pitt women

Feb. 25, 2024 16:42 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Dyaisha Fair scored 23 points to move into fifth place on the career scoring list and her 15 fourth-quarter points led a late rally by No. 17 Syracuse in a 63-53 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday. Fair passed Brittney Griner, who scored 3,283 points for Baylor...

Caitlin Clark's triple-double leads No. 4 Iowa over Illinois, 101-85

Feb. 25, 2024 16:23 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Caitlin Clark scored 24 points on the way to her 16th career triple-double, Hannah Stuelke added 20 and No. 4 Iowa defeated Illinois 101-85 on Sunday. Clark had 15 rebounds and 10 assists for her Division I-leading fifth triple-double of the season as Iowa...

Virginia women upend No. 20 Louisville, become first unranked ACC team to win in Cards' arena

Feb. 25, 2024 15:22 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Camryn Taylor scored 9 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter, Kymora Johnson made three free throws in the last 14.6 seconds and Virginia made history with a 73-68 win over No. 20 Louisville on Sunday. The Cavaliers are the first unranked Atlantic Coast...

NBA-leading Celtics cruise to 8th straight win with 116-102 victory over Knicks

Feb. 25, 2024 00:42 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 30 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 22 and the NBA-leading Boston Celtics easily handled the New York Knicks 116-102 on Saturday night for their eighth consecutive victory. Brown shot 13-for-24 from the field and had eight rebounds for the Celtics,...

Simpson scores 28, Hadley 20 and Colorado blows past Utah 89-65

Feb. 24, 2024 23:25 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — KJ Simpson scored 28 points, J'Vonne Hadley added 20 and Colorado poured it on in the second half to defeat Utah 89-65 on Saturday night. After leading by nine points at halftime, Colorado turned it into a rout with runs of 9-0 and 7-0 midway through the...

Hubbard hits 6 3s, scores career-high 32 points to help Mississippi State cruise past LSU 87-67

Feb. 24, 2024 23:05 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Hubbard made six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 32 points, and Mississippi State rolled to an 87-67 victory over LSU on Saturday night for its fifth straight win. Hubbard was 9-of-17 shooting overall, made half of his 12 3-point attempts and all...

Girard scores 24, Hunter 16 and Clemson tops Florida State 74-63

Feb. 24, 2024 22:42 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Girard scored 24 points, Chase Hunter added 16 and Clemson defeated Florida State 74-63 on Saturday night. Clemson maintained a double-digit lead for the better part of 12 minutes to open the second half, then a layup by Cameron Corhen and a 3-pointer from...

Hunter Dickinson scores 20 to lead Kansas past Texas 86-67

Feb. 24, 2024 20:59 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored 20 points, KJ Adams had 16 and No. 9 Kansas beat Texas 86-67 on Saturday night. All five Kansas starters scored in double figures as Johnny Furphy contributed 16, Dajuan Harris had 14 and Nicolas Timberlake scored 13. ...