Ducharme leads No. 6 UConn women’s late rally past Creighton

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Caroline Ducharme scored all 10 of her points in the fourth quarter, including the winning free throws with 4.8 seconds left, and No. 6 UConn rallied to beat Creighton 62-60 on Wednesday night.

Ducharme, playing for the first time after missing 13 games with a concussion, was 0 for 6 from the floor before her late scoring surge helped UConn (23-4, 15-1 Big East) overcome an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit.

Lou Lopez Senechal scored 17 points to lead the Huskies, and Aaliyah Edwards added 12.

Morgan Maly had 15 points for Creighton (18-7, 12-5). Rachael Saunders and Lauren Jensen each had 13. The Bluejays led 50-39 early in the fourth quarter before the Huskies rallied.


IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Caitlin Clark scored 24 points and Monika Czinano had 19 as Iowa beat Wisconsin for the 27th consecutive time.

McKenna Warnock added 16 points for the Hawkeyes (21-5, 13-2 Big Ten). Iowa won for the 10th time in 11 games and moved within one game of conference leader Indiana.

The Hawkeyes, who lead the nation in scoring at 88.5 points per game, shot 64.3% from the field.

Julie Pospisilova led Wisconsin (8-19, 3-12) with 16 points. Maty Wilke had 10.


NEW YORK (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 39 points, including 19 in the third quarter, and Villanova beat St. John’s for its 14th win in 15 games.

Siegrist, the national scoring leader at 29.1 points per game who was coming off a 50-point performance in a win over Seton Hall last Saturday, made 15 of 26 shots, 3 of 7 3-pointers and 6 of 8 free throws. She also had 11 rebounds.

Lucy Olsen had 14 points and seven assists for Villanova (23-4, 14-2 Big East).

Mimi Reid led St. John’s (19-6, 10-6) with a career-high 23 points.


NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Aubrey Joens had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Oklahoma beat Texas Tech.

Liz Scott scored 13 points and made all six shot attempts, Madi Williams scored 12 and Nevaeh Tot had 11 for Oklahoma (21-4, 11-3 Big 12), which never trailed.

Bailey Maupin scored 15 points off the bench for the Lady Raiders (16-10, 4-9). Breamber Scott added 12 points and Bryn Gerlich had 10.


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