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Big-name women's basketball programs returning to prominence

Jan. 14, 2022 17:35 PM EST

Kellie Harper is working to return the Tennessee women’s basketball program back to being a title contender and has the Lady Vols closer to their traditionally elite status. She's got company at other big-name programs, too. The Lady Vols are ranked fifth in...

Boston leads No. 1 South Carolina to 65-45 win over Aggies

Jan. 13, 2022 21:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley saw the raw skill and youthful energy when scouting Aliyah Boston in high school. Now, South Carolina's coach is watching a player who's transformed herself into one of the best in the game. Boston, the 6-foot-5 All-America, had 19 points and 15...

Boston leads No. 1 South Carolina past No. 13 LSU, 66-60

Jan. 06, 2022 23:54 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 19 points and 18 rebounds, and top-ranked South Carolina beat No. 13 LSU 66-60 on Thursday night, ending the Tigers' 13-game winning streak. “We’re super-happy we have Aliyah. Nobody else in the country has her,” South Carolina coach...

Staley: Top-ranked Gamecocks will be missing players vs LSU

Jan. 05, 2022 15:02 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley acknowledged Wednesday that her top-ranked team will be missing some players when the Gamecock face No. 13 LSU, though that was about she said about the situation. “We've got a few people out, how about that?” Staley said...

South Carolina stays No. 1 in women's AP Top 25 despite loss

Jan. 03, 2022 13:58 PM EST

South Carolina remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll on Monday despite experiencing its first loss of the season last week. The Gamecocks (13-1, 1-1 SEC) fell to Missouri 70-69 in overtime Thursday on a last-second shot. South Carolina, which...

No. 1 South Carolina rebounds, beats Mississippi State 80-68

Jan. 02, 2022 20:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zia Cooke was anxious to get back to action after No. 1 South Carolina's first loss of the season and made sure the Gamecocks would once more find their winning ways. Cooke had 18 points, Aliyah Boston had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Gamecocks bounced...

Lee scores 32, leads Kansas State over No. 10 Baylor 68-59

Jan. 02, 2022 17:58 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Ayoka Lee continued to show why she is one of the best post players in the country scoring 32 points with 10 rebounds and Kansas State upset No. 10 Baylor 68-59 on Sunday. It’s the first time the Wildcats have beaten the Lady Bears in 36 tries dating back...

No. 21 LSU women win 10th straight, top Texas Tech 74-60

Dec. 21, 2021 17:43 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Khayla Pointer had 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists and No. 21 LSU beat short-handed Texas Tech 74-60 for its 10th straight victory on Tuesday in the West Palm Beach Invitational. LSU scored 12 of the first 14 points of the game, led 39-26 at...

No. 21 LSU women win 9th straight game, 70-56 over Clemson

Dec. 20, 2021 20:55 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Khayla Pointer had 20 points and eight assists, Faustine Aifuwa had 13 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 21 LSU beat Clemson 70-56 on Monday night in the West Palm Beach Invitational. LSU (10-1) has won nine straight games to surpass last season's win...

No. 25 LSU women defeat Texas Southern 96-55

Dec. 12, 2021 16:38 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Faustine Aifuwa scored 14 points, Khayla Painter added 13 and No. 24 LSU coasted to a 96-55 win over Texas Southern on Sunday. It marked the first win for LSU (7-1), which won its sixth straight, as a ranked team in the Kim Mulkey era and followed the...