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McBride back with Notre Dame in player development role

Nov. 12, 2019 1:57 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kayla McBride was sitting and watching shootaround before Notre Dame's first game of the season against Fordham last week. She admitted she was nervous even though her playing days for Muffet McGraw and the Irish are over. The former Notre Dame great is back on campus this winter as a...

Pivec helps Oregon St beat Pacific 69-57

Nov. 12, 2019 1:19 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State senior guard Mikayla Pivec knows the Beavers will need to play better moving forward after receiving a test from Pacific in the second round of the preseason WNIT. Pivec, an All Pac-12 selection last season, led the seventh-ranked Beavers with 18 points and 17 rebounds...

Jessika Carter leads No. 10 Mississippi State past UT Martin

Nov. 12, 2019 12:12 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jessika Carter knows she has big shoes to fill for Mississippi State with the graduation of All-American Teaira McCowan. Carter's transition for the bigger role was aided by the work she put in behind McCowan a year ago. The sophomore center had a career-high 19 points and eight...

Dungee, Thomas send No. 23 Arkansas past McNeese 101-58

Nov. 11, 2019 10:48 PM EST

FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Chelsea Dungee scored 19 points and Taylah Thomas scored 11 with 11 rebounds and No. 23 Arkansas drubbed McNeese 101-58 on Monday night. Dungee's three-point play with 4:15 left in the first quarter made it 17-6. The Razorbacks went on to a 27-15 lead to end the quarter. Arkansas...

No. 18 DePaul women beat Drexel 81-57 in preseason WNIT

Nov. 11, 2019 10:11 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chante Stonewall scored 19 points, Sonya Morris had 17 and Lexi Held added 15 to help No. 18 DePaul beat Drexel 81-57 on Monday night in the preseason WNIT. Morris scored 11 points in the first quarter and had 15 at the break as DePaul (2-0) led by 10 points. The Blue Demons, the defending...

Davis' 33 points, 10 boards lead Lady Vols past No. 15 Irish

Nov. 11, 2019 9:46 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Rennia Davis had a career-high 33 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee past No. 15 Notre Dame 74-63 on Monday night. Davis became the first Lady Vol since Candace Parker with 30 points and 10 rebounds against a ranked opponent. Davis was 12 of 20 from the field, with five...

Lady Vols lose Zaay Green to torn ACL in her right knee

Nov. 11, 2019 9:05 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Tennessee guard Zaay Green has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, leaving the Lady Vols without one of their top returning players. Lady Vols coach Kellie Harper announced before her team's 74-63 victory at No. 15 Notre Dame on Monday night that Green had hurt...

No. 1 Oregon easily downs Northeastern 89-47 in opener

Nov. 11, 2019 8:47 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Coach Kelly Graves found a lot for No. 1 Oregon to work on after the season opener. Two days after shocking the best team in the world in an exhibition game, the Ducks easily downed Northeastern 89-47 on Monday. Ruthy Hebard led the way with 21 points and 12 rebounds. All-America guard...

Oregon stays atop AP women's college basketball poll

Nov. 11, 2019 1:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon had the most impressive win of the week in a game that didn't even count. The Ducks remained a solid No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll Monday, receiving 28 of 30 first-place votes from a national media panel. Oregon stunned the U.S. women's national team...

Oregon stuns US team; C. Vivian Stringer reaches milestone

Nov. 11, 2019 3:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It didn't count in the standings, but the most shocking game of the opening week of women's basketball was No. 1 Oregon stunning the U.S. women's national team. The Americans played a four-game college tour that had them face Stanford, Oregon State, Texas A&M and the Ducks over a...