Reese scores career-high 32, No. 11 LSU women beat Lamar

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Angel Reese scored 21 of her career-high 32 points in the first half and had 15 rebounds to lead No. 11 LSU to an 88-42 victory over Lamar on Wednesday night.

The Tigers outscored Lamar 26-6 to stretch a two-point lead to a 43-21 halftime advantage. Reese, a sophomore transfer from Maryland, finished 13 of 15 shooting with four assists and four steals.

Flau’jae Johnson had 21 points and eight rebounds for LSU (10-0). Jasmine Carson added 12 points.

Sabria Dean scored 15 points and Portia Adams added 14 to lead Lamar (4-5).

NO. 13 UTAH 85, COLORADO 58

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Alissa Pili scored 25 points, Gianna Kneepkens had 17 points, six rebounds and five assists, and Utah beat Colorado in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.

Pili scored 20-plus for the fourth straight game. She was 10 of 14 from the field and Utah shot 57%.

Jenna Johnson added 14 points and seven rebounds for Utah (9-0).

Aaronette Vonleh scored 10 points for Colorado (8-3).

NO. 20 ARIZONA 89, TEXAS SOUTHERN 55

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Cate Reese had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Esmery Martinez added 16 points and 12 rebounds as Arizona beat Texas Southern in a Pac-12/SWAC Legacy Series game.

Maya Nnaji scored 11 points and Jade Loville 10 for Arizona (8-1).

Andriana Avent made 6 of 10 3-pointers and led Texas Southern (0-9) with 21 points.

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