Women's college basketball

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019, file photo, Rice coach Tina Langley talks to players during an NCAA college basketball game against Western Kentucky, in Bowling Green, Ky. Buoyed by the second-longest winning streak in the country, Rice has entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the first time in school history. The Owls have won 15 straight games and are ranked 25th in Monday’s poll. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP, File)/
February 18, 2019 - 2:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Langley had a vision when she took over Rice's women's basketball program four years ago. The Owls have been steadily improving every season and now can add an appearance in the AP Top 25 to their achievements. Rice entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the...
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Miami forward Emese Hof (21) pulls down a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. Miami won 79-73. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 17, 2019 - 7:00 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emese Hof and No. 20 Miami think they can play with anyone, and it shows. Hof scored 18 of her 25 points in the second half to help the 20th-ranked Hurricanes rally for a 79-73 victory against No. 2 Louisville on Sunday. Laura Cornelius added 16 points and six assists as...
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February 17, 2019 - 4:43 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Miranda Drummond scored 17 points with six rebounds, Tiana Mangakahia had 15 points, six rebounds and nine assists and No. 16 Syracuse defeated Wake Forest 77-57 on Sunday. Digna Strautmane and Maeva Djaldi-Tabdi added 10 points each for the Orange (19-6, 8-4 ACC), who beat...
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February 17, 2019 - 4:41 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Jennings scored a season-high 22 points, Bianca Cuevas-Moore added 19 and Destanni Henderson had 18 in leading No. 11 South Carolina to a 96-77 victory over Florida on Sunday. Tyasha Harris added 11 points and 10 assists for her first double-double this season and...
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February 14, 2019 - 9:29 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Destanni Henderson scored 14 points and No. 11 South Carolina pulled away from Georgia late to take a 65-57 victory on Thursday night. Doniyah Cliney scored 10 of 12 points in the second half and Alexis Jennings finished with 11 for the Gamecocks (18-6, 10-1), who were coming...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma embraces Connecticut's Napheesa Collier after Collier comes out of the game during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
February 11, 2019 - 11:30 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier had 31 points, 16 rebounds and six assists to help No. 4 UConn beat 11th-ranked South Carolina 97-79 on Monday night. Katie Lou Samuelson added 29 points for the Huskies (22-2), who blew open a close game with a huge third quarter in which they outscored the...
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Baylor center Kalani Brown, right, scores over TCU center Jordan Moore, left, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Waco, Texas. Baylor won 89-71. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)
February 11, 2019 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — South Dakota is ranked in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history. The 25th-ranked Coyotes (22-3) have won nine straight games and are off to the school's best start since moving up to Division I in 2008. Baylor is still No. 1 on Monday,...
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Miami's India Banks, aura Cornelius and Kelsey Marshall, from left, celebrate the team's win over Notre Dame in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 07, 2019 - 10:07 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — University of Miami students stormed the court when the final buzzer sounded, and above the resulting swarm stretched the long arms of Hurricanes players as they traded high-fives. The reason for the excitement Thursday: a 72-65 victory over No. 4 Notre Dame. Miami has...
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February 03, 2019 - 4:22 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie scored 12 of her 22 points in the first half when Florida State took control and the No. 24 Seminoles rolled to an 85-61 win over Wake Forest on Sunday. Nicki Ekhomu added 17 points and Nausia Woolfolk had 14 as the Seminoles (19-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast...
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February 03, 2019 - 3:55 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Stephanie Watts scored 20 points to help North Carolina upset No. 7 North Carolina State 64-51 on Sunday, handing the first loss to the nation's last unbeaten team. Janelle Bailey added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Tar Heels (14-9, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who...
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