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Johnson ignites rally, No. 3 NC State tops No. 3 Louisville

Jan. 20, 2022 22:50 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Diamond Johnson didn’t lose confidence, so it wasn’t a lost cause for No. 4 North Carolina State. “I just kept shooting it,” Johnson said, drawing a postgame laugh from coach Wes Moore. Johnson scored 11 of her 16 points in a 4 1/2-minute...

No. 8 Michigan rolls past Wisconsin 83-44, moves to 16-2

Jan. 20, 2022 22:27 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 Michigan rolled to an 83-44 victory over Wisconsin on Thursday night. Leigha Brown scored 11 points and Cameron Williams added 10 for Michigan (16-2, 7-1 Big Ten), which won its fourth game in a row and is...

Clark sets Big Ten record, No. 25 Iowa women rout Gophers

Jan. 20, 2022 22:18 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark recorded her second straight triple-double, setting a Big Ten record with her fourth of the season, and was responsible for more points than Minnesota scored as No. 25 Iowa rolled to a 105-49 victory over the Golden Gophers on Thursday night. Clark...

Florida beats No. 23 Kentucky women for fourth straight win

Jan. 20, 2022 21:43 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kiki Smith scored 25 points, Alberte Rimdal continued her hot 3-point shooting in adding 15 and Florida won its fourth straight game with a 77-52 victory over short-handed No. 23 Kentucky on Thursday night. Smith was 10-of-18 shooting with six assists....

No. 13 Georgia women hold off Mississippi State, 66-63

Jan. 20, 2022 21:40 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Que Morrison scored 14 points, Mikayla Coombs added 13 and No. 13 Georgia built a 27-point early lead and then held on to beat Mississippi State 66-63 on Thursday night for its third straight win. Georgia (15-3, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) also ended a...

Hermosa scores 21, No. 18 Georgia Tech women top Orange

Jan. 20, 2022 20:54 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Nerea Hermosa scored a career-high 21 points, Eylia Love had a double-double and No. 18 Georgia Tech turned back Syracuse 65-55 on Thursday night. Lorela Cubaj had 14 points and Lotta-Maj Lahtinen 11 for the Yellow Jackets (14-4, 5-2 Atlantic Coast...

Mikesell scores career-high 33, Ohio St. women beat Maryland

Jan. 20, 2022 20:50 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored a career-high 33 points, Jacy Sheldon added 24 points with 10 assists and Ohio State beat No. 12 Maryland 95-89 on Thursday night. Mikesell topped her previous high of 32, set against Illinois on Jan. 6, with two free throws in the...

Boston College women rally to edge No. 19 Notre Dame 73-71

Jan. 20, 2022 20:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Cameron Swartz scored 28 points, Makayla Dickens added 20 and Boston College erased a 14-point deficit to defeat No. 19 Notre Dame 73-71 on Thursday night. The Fighting Irish, who led by 14 with less than three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, missed their...

No. 20 North Carolina women beat Virginia 61-52

Jan. 20, 2022 20:32 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 18 points, Kennedy Todd-Williams added 15 and No. 20 North Carolina held Virginia to four points in the second quarter en route to a 61-52 victory on Thursday night. The Tar Heels have won the last four games in the series and 24 of the...

Briggs transferring from Florida to Maryland

Jan. 20, 2022 11:03 AM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Florida guard Lavender Briggs is transferring to Maryland. The Terrapins announced the move Wednesday night. The 6-foot-1 Briggs averaged 12.5 points this season at Florida in 14 games. She is currently out for the rest of the season because of a stress...