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Matharu scores 26, No. 15 Texas women beat No. 17 Texas A&M

Dec. 05, 2021 18:20 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Aliyah Matharu scored 26 points, draining five 3-pointers and leading the 15th-ranked Texas women past No. 17 Texas A&M 76-60 in the all-Lone Star version of the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Sunday. The loss broke Texas A&M's eight-game...

No. 9 Iowa women beat MSU 88-61 for coach Bluder's 800th win

Dec. 05, 2021 18:01 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Caitlin Clark had her second triple-double of the season with 24 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and McKenna Warnock had 21 points as No. 9 Iowa beat Michigan State 88-61 on Sunday for coach Lisa Bluder’s 800th career victory. Monika Czinano...

Davis scores 23, North Carolina pulls away from Georgia Tech

Dec. 05, 2021 17:51 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — RJ Davis scored 13 of his game-high 23 points in the second half Sunday afternoon as North Carolina pulled away in the second half to defeat Georgia Tech 79-62 in the ACC opener for both teams. The game was tied 31-all at halftime, after UNC (6-2)...

No. 18 Ohio State dominates in fourth to defeat Purdue 70-53

Dec. 05, 2021 17:12 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell and Braxtin Miller scored 16 points each and No. 18 Ohio State dominated the fourth quarter to defeat Purdue 70-53 on Sunday in a Big Ten opener. The Buckeyes' 16-4 run to open the fourth quarter turned a five-point lead into...

Reese scores 18, No. 8 Maryland women beat Rutgers 74-59

Dec. 05, 2021 17:07 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Angel Reese scored 18 points to lead No. 8 Maryland over Rutgers 74-59 on Sunday. Katie Benzan added 15 points, Chloe Bibby had 14 and Ashley Owusu 12 for Maryland (7-2, 1-0 Big Ten). “We're excited to get our first win in...

Kiser, Hillmon lead No. 12 Michigan rout of Akron, 93-54

Dec. 05, 2021 17:00 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Emily Kiser scored a season-high 19 points and Naz Hillmon added 18 points and five assists as the No. 12 Michigan women steamrolled Akron in the first half and cruised to a 93-54 win Sunday afternoon. The Wolverines (8-1) returned home for the...

Medvedev-led Russia wins Davis Cup after 15-year wait

Dec. 05, 2021 16:41 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Russia's 15-year wait for a Davis Cup title ended Sunday after another clutch performance from Daniil Medvedev. Medvedev capped his amazing year with a 7-6 (7), 6-2 win over Marin Cilic in the second singles match to give Russia an insurmountable 2-0 lead...

Puckett scores 15, leads No. 11 Tennessee's rally

Dec. 05, 2021 16:41 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Sara Puckett scored 15 points off the bench and led a decisive scoring run in the fourth quarter as No. 11 Tennessee defeated Virginia Tech 64-58 on Sunday. Tennessee trailed 55-48 with six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter before going on a...

Boyd, No. 2 NC State women top Elon 78-46 for 8th win in row

Dec. 05, 2021 16:36 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jada Boyd scored 17 points and No. 2 North Carolina State beat Elon 78-46 Sunday for its eighth straight win. The Wolfpack (8-1) lost their season opener to No. 1 South Carolina and haven't been stopped since then. “Our first...

Jones scores 16 to lead No. 25 Florida State women, 83-32

Dec. 05, 2021 16:28 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Morgan Jones scored 16 points with eight rebounds and all 13 players scored as 25th-ranked Florida State defeated Charleston Southern 83-32 on Sunday. Jones has scored in double figures in seven straight games for the Seminoles (6-2), who are...