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No. 1 South Carolina wins 28th straight 87-69 over 'Cats

Feb. 02, 2023 22:14 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley's pleased South Carolina had made its once-lopsided series with UConn more competitive the past few years. She hopes her top-ranked team can accomplish another milestone when the teams meet for a top-five showdown on Sunday. “It...

Miles, Citron lead No. 9 Irish past Boston College 72-59

Feb. 02, 2023 21:56 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Olivia Miles and Sonia Citron had already scored 10 straight points to put away Boston College when they turned their attention to other things. “I told Sonia I needed two more assists for the double-double. And she was like, ‘All right, I’ve got you,’”...

Michigan earns 2nd road win, tops Northwestern 68-51

Feb. 02, 2023 21:46 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored 19 points and Michigan pulled away in the second half to earn a 68-51 win on the road, completing a season sweep of Northwestern on Thursday night. The victory is just the second win away from home for the Wolverines this season and...

Brown leads No. 18 Michigan women to 74-57 win over Illinois

Feb. 02, 2023 21:05 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Leigha Brown scored 27 points to propel No. 18 Michigan to a 74-57 victory over Illinois on Thursday night. Brown sank 10 of 13 shots from the floor and all seven of her free throws for the Wolverines (18-5, 8-4 Big Ten Conference). She added five assists...

Day-Wilson, Taylor each score 13, No. 16 Duke women top Pitt

Feb. 02, 2023 20:18 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Shayeann Day-Wilson and Celeste Taylor each scored 13 points and No. 16 Duke beat Pittsburgh 53-44 on Thursday night. Taylor scored nine of her points in the fourth quarter to help Duke pull away. Pittsburgh was within 35-32 with 1:47 left in the third quarter....

No. 11 North Carolina women turn back Virginia 73-62

Feb. 02, 2023 20:18 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Kayla McPherson came off the bench to score 14 points and No. 11 North Carolina cruised to a 73-62 victory over Virginia on Thursday night. McPherson has played just two games in the last 800 days. She had a knee injury that sidelined her for her...

No. 23 Florida State women ease by Wake Forest 72-44

Feb. 02, 2023 20:16 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Ta’Niya Latson scored 19 points, Makayla Timpson added 16 points and No. 23 Florida State eased by Wake Forest 72-44 on Thursday night. Florida State pulled away in the second quarter by outscoring Wake Forest 21-4. The Demon Deacons were 1-of-17 shooting...

Big battle takes center stage in No. 1 Purdue-No. 21 Indiana

Feb. 02, 2023 13:34 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Zach Edey arrived on Purdue's campus three years ago as an intriguing, inexperienced prospect. Today, college basketball's biggest player also is its most immovable force. At 7-foot-4, 305 pounds and armed with a standing reach of 9 feet, 9 inches,...

Boone, Cisse lead Oklahoma State past Oklahoma 71-61

Feb. 01, 2023 23:52 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kalib Boone scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half, Moussa Cisse had 12 of his career-high tying 18 in the second half and Oklahoma State beat Oklahoma 71-61 on Wednesday night for a season sweep of the Bedlam series. Avery Anderson III added 12 points...

Holmes' 28 points leads No. 4 Indiana past Minnesota 77-54

Feb. 01, 2023 23:11 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes scored 28 points with four blocks and Sydney Parrish added 23 points, eight rebounds and five steals to help No. 4 Indiana beat Minnesota 77-54 on Wednesday night. Sara Scalia had a happy homecoming against her former team with 10 points and four...