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Egle gets win at Oberhof, Germany takes luge relay

Jan. 16, 2022 10:28 AM EST

OBERHOF, Germany (AP) — Madeleine Egle of Austria was the winner of a World Cup women’s luge race on Sunday, her series-best fifth victory of the season. Germany got the next four spots, with Julia Taubitz second, Anna Berreiter third, Natalie Geisenberger fourth and Cheyenne...

Italian skier Brignone wins World Cup super-G with gutsy run

Jan. 16, 2022 08:52 AM EST

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) — Federica Brignone saw a gutsy run rewarded with the victory Sunday in the fifth women’s World Cup super-G of the season. Racing in perfect, sunny conditions, the Italian gained about three-tenths of a second on her rivals with an attacking...

No title defense for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia

Jan. 16, 2022 07:50 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Instead of starting the defense of his Australian Open title on Monday, Novak Djokovic was on his way home, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbourne Park. Djokovic has won nine of his 20 Grand Slam trophies at the Australian...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN: No Djokovic; Nadal, Barty in action Monday

Jan. 16, 2022 04:47 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A glance at the Australian Open which begins Monday: SURFACE Hard courts SITE Melbourne Park SCHEDULE There are separate day and night sessions with the featured matches played at...

Matharu leads No. 13 Texas women past West Virginia 73-57

Jan. 15, 2022 22:36 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Aliyah Matharu scored 26 points to lead four in double figures and No. 13 Texas cruised to a 73-57 victory over West Virginia on Saturday night. Matharu was 8 of 16 from the floor and was a point shy of matching a career best. Audrey Warren added a season-high...

Oregon beats No. 7 Arizona with last-second jumper in OT

Jan. 15, 2022 20:48 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Endyia Rogers made a jump shot with 0.4 seconds left to lift Oregon to a 68-66 overtime win over No. 7 Arizona on Saturday. The Ducks (9-5, 2-1 Pac-12) rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit with help from Te-Hina Paopao, who scored 24, as well as Nyara...

Gonzales, No. 18 BYU women roll past LMU 77-37

Jan. 15, 2022 18:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 19 points with five rebounds, five assists and five steals and No. 18 BYU coasted to a 77-37 victory over Loyola Marymount on Saturday for its fifth straight win. Lauren Gustin and Paisley Harding added 14 points apiece for the Cougars...

Gray, Gerlich lead Texas Tech women by No. 25 K-State 64-45

Jan. 15, 2022 17:31 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Vivian Gray scored 23 points, Bryn Gerlich added a career-high 16 and Texas Tech raced to a 64-45 win over No. 25 Kansas State on Saturday. Gerlich and Gray combined for 17 points in the first quarter — Gerlich hit three 3-pointers — and the Red Raiders...

Donarski scores 23, No. 9 Iowa St tops Oklahoma St 74-60

Jan. 15, 2022 17:11 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Lexi Donarski scored 23 points and No. 9 Iowa State rolled past Oklahoma State 74-60 on Saturday. Morgan Kane had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Emily Ryan scored 13 points, and Ashley Joens added 12 points for Iowa State (16-1, 5-0 Big 12), which won its ninth...

Williams, No. 23 Sooner women, roll past TCU 100-71

Jan. 15, 2022 17:01 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Madi Williams scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 23 Oklahoma rolled to a 100-71 win over TCU on Saturday. The Sooners (15-2, 4-1 Big 12 Conference) made 11 of 25 3-pointers and shot 54% overall for their best start in league play...