Women's basketball

January 17, 2019 - 9:07 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Teaira McCowan had one of the best nights of her career, finishing with 26 points and 24 rebounds to lead No. 7 Mississippi State past No. 15 South Carolina 89-74 on Thursday night. Mississippi State (17-1, 5-0) beat the Gamecocks for just the second time in 14 tries dating...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore (23) shoots against the Washington Mystics during a WNBA basketball game, in Minneapolis. According to a person familiar with the deal, Moore has been given the franchise tag by the Lynx for the 2019 season. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, File)
January 17, 2019 - 5:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore's availability for the upcoming season is uncertain. Lynx head coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve said Thursday that the organization has been "in close contact" with the five-time first team All-WNBA honoree. The Lynx and Moore "together are...
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January 13, 2019 - 4:03 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Erika Cassell had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 North Carolina State remained the only unbeaten Division I women's team with a 66-38 victory at Virginia on Sunday. Kiara Leslie added 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolfpack (17-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference...
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Wake Forest's Ivana Raca (11) moves by Notre Dame's Marina Mabrey (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 13, 2019 - 3:07 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 18 points and No. 1 Notre Dame dominated from start to finish in a 78-48 victory over Wake Forest on Sunday. Jessica Shepard had 16 points while Brianna Turner had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Fighting Irish (16-1, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference),...
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Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (32) has the ball knocked away from behind by Louisville's Bionca Dunham during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 10, 2019 - 11:07 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — As far as Arike Ogunbowale and coach Muffet McGraw were concerned, No. 1 Notre Dame's 82-68 victory over No. 2 Louisville on Thursday night was just another Atlantic Coast Conference game in January. "Any game in the ACC is a big win; there's a lot of great teams and a lot...
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January 10, 2019 - 11:05 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Chloe Bibby scored a career-high 24 points, Teaira McCowan added 18 points and 21 rebounds and No. 7 Mississippi State survived an upset scare with an 80-71 win over Georgia on Thursday night. Mississippi State (15-1, 3-0) Southeastern Conference) needed a rally in the...
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January 10, 2019 - 9:34 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Bianca Cuevas-Moore hit four 3-pointers, two as South Carolina opened the game with a 19-0 run, and scored 16 points to lead the No. 21 Gamecocks to their seventh-straight win, 71-40 over Florida on Thursday night. The Gamecocks (11-4, 3-0 Southeastern Conference), missed...
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January 10, 2019 - 8:56 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kiara Leslie had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 8 North Carolina State beat Pittsburgh 63-34 on Thursday night to improve to 16-0. Leslie has been more assertive since leading scorer Grace Hunter's season ended with a knee injury against Duke last week. In the first game...
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Clemson's Travis Etienne celebrates after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Alabama, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 08, 2019 - 10:39 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff national championship (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Clemson is back home in South Carolina after winning the national championship. Thousands of fans met the team on campus late Tuesday night, and coach Dabo Swinney promised them...
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Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw works the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tech, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
January 07, 2019 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame has returned to No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. The Fighting Irish, who started the season as the top team, moved up one spot after UConn lost to then-No. 8 Baylor on Thursday night. The Huskies handed the Irish their only loss of the season in...
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