Women's college basketball

Mississippi State forward Anriel Howard (5) attempts to shoot against South Carolina forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 03, 2019 - 4:43 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Teaira McCowan had 18 points and 17 rebounds as No. 5 Mississippi State survived a wild finish to defeat No. 14 South Carolina 68-64 and win the Southeastern Conference title on Sunday. The Bulldogs (27-2, 15-1 SEC) were up 11 points with under seven minutes left before the...
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Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) celebrates after hitting a 3-point shot during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina State in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 28, 2019 - 9:03 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr scored 47 points to match her career high, the first 22 during No. 3 Louisville's 36-point opening quarter in a 92-62 victory over No. 10 North Carolina State on Thursday night. Durr made a career-best 11 3-pointers on an Atlantic Coast Conference-record 17 attempts...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, Georgia Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph yells to her bench during an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph says the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns about gender equity matters. Joseph's lawyer, Lisa Banks, said in a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, that Georgia Tech "failed to provide any explanation" for the suspension. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
February 28, 2019 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph said Thursday the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns about gender equity matters. Joseph's lawyer, Lisa Banks, said in a statement to The Associated Press...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer reacts in the final minutes of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in Baltimore. Rutgers won, 73-65. Coach Stringer, who earlier this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, by the Big Ten Conference school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
February 26, 2019 - 2:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rutgers women's basketball team overcame some turmoil off the court over the past few days to beat Wisconsin. The school announced on Sunday that Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer would step away from the program to rest on the advice of doctors. That news was sandwiched...
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February 24, 2019 - 2:14 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Kiara Leslie scored 21 points and made the go-ahead jumper with 37.7 seconds remaining to help No. 9 North Carolina State beat North Carolina 74-69 on Sunday. Leslie's shot from the right elbow snapped a 68-68 tie as the Wolfpack (24-3, 11-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) held...
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February 23, 2019 - 11:41 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Cori Close emerged from the UCLA locker room with her shoes in her hand and a big smile on her face. It seems the Bruins coaxed a victory dance from their reticent coach after all. Kennedy Burke had a career-high 29 points and UCLA came back from a 22-point deficit to knock off...
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February 21, 2019 - 11:38 pm
ATHENS, Georgia (AP) — Georgia women's basketball coach Joni Taylor was on the bench Thursday night, just two days after giving birth to her second child and her team gave her a gift. Taylor gave birth to Drew Simone Taylor on Tuesday, the morning after she coached a 78-56 victory over Mississippi...
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February 21, 2019 - 9:52 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Rhyne Howard and senior Taylor Murray scored 17 points apiece and No. 16 Kentucky ended a nine-game losing streak against No. 13 South Carolina on Thursday night, beating the Gamecocks 65-57 for their first win in Columbia since 2012. Marci Morris, another senior,...
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February 21, 2019 - 8:55 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Aislinn Konig scored 14 points and handed out six assists to help No. 9 North Carolina State breeze to an easy 80-46 win over Wake Forest on Thursday night. Kiara Leslie and Kayla Jones added 14 points apiece and Kai Crutchfield contributed 12 as the Wolfpack held Wake Forest...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale (24) grabs a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
February 21, 2019 - 8:44 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 25 points to become Notre Dame's all-time leading scorer as the fifth-ranked Fighting Irish routed Duke 89-61 on Thursday night. Ogunbowale hit 11 of 19 shots as she passed South Bend native Skyler Diggins-Smith's 2,357 points scored from 2009-13 for...
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