Women's college basketball

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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Louisville coach Jeff Walz argues a call with game official Maj Forsberg during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 01, 2019 - 2:03 am
Jeff Walz has had some really good teams at Louisville since taking over the Cardinals program in 2007. They've made three trips to the Final Four and appeared in the title game twice. Yet in his 12 years at the school, Walz and his Cardinals never could find a way to beat UConn. That changed...
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Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) shoots over Connecticut guard Christyn Williams (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Louisville won 78-69. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 01, 2019 - 12:43 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr's first basket was just a matter of time and the right look. When it came from long range, two more soon followed to spark No. 3 Louisville past No. 2 UConn. Most important for the Cardinals, they didn't let up on the Huskies. That resulted in a long-sought victory...
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January 31, 2019 - 9:38 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kiara Leslie scored 23 points, and No. 7 North Carolina State remained unbeaten with a 59-50 victory over Wake Forest on Thursday night. Leslie scored 17 of her points in the second half for the Wolfpack (21-0, 8-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who never trailed after...
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January 31, 2019 - 8:54 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Alexa Jennings scored 18 points with 12 rebounds, Te'a Cooper added 17 points and No. 16 South Carolina held off No. 19 Kentucky on Thursday night. Cooper had back-to-back baskets early in the fourth quarter to put the Gamecocks up 17 and Jennings had two baskets down the...
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Baylor players huddle together before an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/June Frantz Hunt)
January 28, 2019 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor is No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll for the first time nearly six years. The Lady Bears (17-1) ascended to the top spot after then-No. 1 Notre Dame lost to unranked North Carolina on Sunday. Baylor, which received 24 of 28 first-place votes Monday...
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North Carolina's Stephanie Watts (5) reaches for the ball against Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (32) looks on. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 27, 2019 - 5:21 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Paris Kea and North Carolina gave coach Sylvia Hatchell the "wow moment" she asked for: an upset of top-ranked Notre Dame. Kea had season highs of 30 points and 10 assists to help the Tar Heels stun the Fighting Irish 78-73 on Sunday, earning the program's first win against...
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