Women's college basketball

January 06, 2019 - 2:28 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mikiah Herbert Harrigan had 18 points, nine rebounds and five blocks and No. 23 South Carolina forced turnovers on Alabama's last three possessions to give the Gamecocks a 62-59 win on Sunday. The Crimson Tide missed its first 10 shots and fell behind 9-0 but a pullup jumper...
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Baylor forward Lauren Cox (15) and center Kalani Brown (21) stand during the playing of the school fight song following the team's 68-57 victory over No. 1 Connecticut in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)
January 04, 2019 - 9:47 am
WACO, Texas (AP) — Geno Auriemma knew that top-ranked UConn couldn't keep winning every regular-season game it played, even though the Huskies had won 126 in a row. That winning streak of more than four years ended with a 68-57 loss Thursday night at No. 8 Baylor, which won against a No. 1 team for...
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January 03, 2019 - 9:24 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Miranda Drummond and Gabrielle Cooper combined for 45 points and 12 3-pointers to lead No. 14 Syracuse to an 84-75 win over Clemson in an Atlantic Coast Conference opener on Thursday night. Drummond had 23 points on 6-of-9 shooting, five of the makes from behind the arc. Cooper...
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January 03, 2019 - 9:00 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Grace Hunter scored 14 points and No. 9 North Carolina State beat Duke 63-51 on Thursday night to match the best start in program history. Aislinn Konig also had 14 points with four 3-pointers, and Erika Cassell and Elissa Cunane finished with 11 points apiece, with Cunane...
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Rutgers players Stasha Carey, left, and Caitlin Jenkins celebrate their 73-65 win over Maryland in a NCAA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
December 31, 2018 - 3:35 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland coach Brenda Frese knows the Big Ten is a much-improved league from a few seasons ago. On Monday, her team found out the hard way. Stasha Carey scored 18 points, Ciani Cryor had 12 points and 11 assists, and Rutgers gave a dominant rebounding performance in a 73-65...
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Connecticut guard/forward Katie Lou Samuelson, center, loses possession after colliding with California guard Asha Thomas (1) and forward Alaysia Styles, right, in the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
December 22, 2018 - 5:39 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Geno Auriemma expects this UConn team to be regularly tested this season, and the top-ranked Huskies certainly had to earn their two road victories in a four-day span. "This is how the majority of the world lives," UConn's coach said of playing tough games out of town. "It's...
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December 21, 2018 - 10:59 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Freshman Elissa Cunane scored 19 points and No. 10 North Carolina State started fast and cruised to a 78-58 victory over Tennessee-Chattanooga on Friday night. Cunane was 7 for 9 from the field to help the Wolfpack improve to 12-0. N.C. State led 9-0 before the Mocs (4-9)...
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Connecticut guard/forward Katie Lou Samuelson (33) looks to pass the ball as Oklahoma guard Shaina Pellington (14) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
December 19, 2018 - 11:59 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Connecticut fell behind Oklahoma by 12 points in the second half, and Huskies coach Geno Auriemma couldn't have been happier. The challenge, he believes, snapped his players back into reality. Napheesa Collier had 23 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, and the top-ranked...
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Oregon forward Ruthy Hebard is fouled by Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan as Oregon forward Satou Sabally helps out on the play in the second quarter of a women's college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. No. 7 Oregon defeated No. 4 Mississippi State 82-74. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP)
December 19, 2018 - 1:43 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves chided guard Sabrina Ionescu following No. 7 Oregon's win over No. 4 Mississippi State as she rested her head in her hand while addressing the media. "I'm tired!" Ionescu protested with a smile. She'd certainly earned a breather. Ionescu scored 29...
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Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey, center, yells toward her players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
December 17, 2018 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly a year after losing at Stanford. The Lady Bears dropped from third to sixth in The Associated Press women's basketball poll on Monday after losing 68-63 on Saturday to the then-No. 11 Cardinal. Stanford moved up to eighth...
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