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  • No. 1 South Carolina women beat Mississippi 77-59

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says freshman Bianca Cuevas is like a lot of first-year point guards, learning when to push the pace on offense and when to back off and…

  • No. 18 Mississippi State falls 79-67 to No. 6 Lady Vols

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The defense that carried No. 18 Mississippi State to the Top 25 was missing Sunday. Cierra Burdick scored a career-high 24 points and had eight rebounds and six assists to help…

  • No. 6 Lady Vols beat No. 18 Mississippi State 79-67

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Cierra Burdick has a simple explanation for her recent surge. Burdick scored a career-high 24 points and had eight rebounds and six assists to help the sixth-ranked Lady Vols beat…

  • Women’s Top 25 Capsules

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Bianca Cuevas scored a career-high 21 points and No. 1 South Carolina beat Mississippi 77-59 on Sunday. South Carolina (21-0, 9-0 Southeastern Conference) got off to a slow start, trailing by…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    1. South Carolina (21-0) beat No. 12 Texas A&M 79-61; beat Alabama 85-54; beat Mississippi 77-59 2. UConn (20-1) beat East Carolina 87-32; beat Temple 83-49. 3. Baylor (20-1) beat TCU 89-67; beat Kansas 66-58.…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. South Carolina (21-0) beat Mississippi 77-59. Next: at No. 21 Georgia, Thursday. 2. UConn (20-1) beat Temple 83-49. Next: vs. Cincinnati, Tuesday. 3. Baylor (20-1) beat Kansas 66-58. Next: at Oklahoma State, Wednesday.…

  • Singer 3 gives California 90-88 win over Washington

    SEATTLE (AP) — Sam Singer was originally looking to drive, but a jab step created space and the sophomore let the ball fly from the top of the key. He knew right away the ball…

  • Houston edges Connecticut 70-68

    HOUSTON (AP) — Jherrod Stiggers scored 18 points, including two free throws with four seconds left that finally put it out of reach, and Houston beat Connecticut 70-68 on Sunday. Connecticut’s Ryan Boatright had 26…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. South Carolina (20-0) at Mississippi. Next: at No. 21 Georgia, Thursday. 2. UConn (20-1) beat Temple 83-49. Next: vs. Cincinnati, Tuesday. 3. Baylor (20-1) beat Kansas 66-58. Next: at Oklahoma State, Wednesday. 4.…

  • No. 3 Baylor women win 19th in row, 66-58 over Kansas

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Nina Davis and Niya Johnson were right in the middle of the decisive run for No. 3 Baylor. The undersized post player and dynamic point guard are two big reasons the…

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    All Times EST AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Albany (NY) 9 0 1.000 14 7 .667 Vermont 7 2 .778 12 10 .545 Stony Brook 6 3 .667…

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    America East Conference Conference AllGames W L Pct. W L Pct. Albany (NY) 9 0 1.000 14 7 .667 Vermont 7 2 .778 12 10 .545 Stony Brook 6 3 .667 15 9 .625 New…

  • Poeltl scores 14 points, No. 11 Utah crushes USC 67-39

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak publicly called out his team’s lack of effort after a surprising loss to UCLA earlier in the week. His Utes apparently took the message to heart. Jakob…

  • North Dakota State escapes Western Illinois 64-62

    MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Kory Brown scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds as North Dakota State escaped with a 64-62 victory over Western Illinois on Sunday. Brown made a basket with 2:17 left for…

  • Michigan St shuts out Michigan in OT, beats Wolverines 76-66

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Denzel Valentine’s shooting touch returned just in time to help Michigan State avoid an upset against its biggest rival. Valentine had 25 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the…