Women's college basketball

January 27, 2019 - 3:28 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Kiara Lewis came off the bench to score 20 points, setting a career high for a second straight game, and No. 13 Syracuse defeated Duke 64-55 on Sunday. Lewis, who had 16 points in a loss to Miami last time out, sank 7 of 14 shots, including 5 of 9 from 3-point range for the...
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Duke women's basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie, right, and former Tennessee player Chamique Holdsclaw speak to Duke players during the team's NCAA college basketball practice in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. Coach McCallie and Duke hope to erase the stigma of mental health issues with their inaugural "Mental Wealth Day." (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 26, 2019 - 3:31 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie was attending the funeral of an ex-teammate's daughter who died by suicide when she knew she had to do something. McCallie and the Blue Devils are hosting what they say is women's college basketball's first "Mental Wealth Day" before and during...
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January 24, 2019 - 9:53 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kiara Leslie scored 13 points, Elissa Cunane added 11 and Erika Cassell 10 as No. 8 N.C. State remained undefeated with a 54-51 win over Clemson on Thursday night. Leslie scored seven points in the third quarter as N.C. State (19-0, 6-0 ACC) turned a one-point deficit into a 48...
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Tennessee guard Zaay Green (14) drives around Notre Dame guard Marina Mabrey (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
January 24, 2019 - 9:07 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jackie Young had a triple-double and Arike Ogunbowale scored 28 points as No. 1 Notre Dame rallied in the second half to beat Tennessee 77-62 on Thursday night and continue the Lady Vols' longest losing streak in nearly half a century. Young had 16 points, 12 rebounds, 10...
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January 21, 2019 - 9:52 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tyasha Harris and Mikiah Herbert Harrigan scored 16 points apiece on Monday night and No. 19 South Carolina defeated No. 25 Missouri 79-65 in a game that started with both teams gathering at midcourt to defuse any lingering tension from a testy game last season. A minor...
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Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw yells at her players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boston College, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 21, 2019 - 7:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Utah coach Lynne Roberts isn't worried that being ranked for the first time in more than a decade will faze her young team. The 21st-ranked Utes entered The AP women's basketball poll Monday for the first time since the final poll of the 2008 season. "I think it will just put money...
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Notre Dame's Jessica Shepard (32) drives in for a layup in front of Boston College's Makayla Dickens (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 20, 2019 - 4:28 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Final Four MVP Arike Ogunbowale knows No. 1 Notre Dame needs to clean up its act if it hopes to defend its NCAA championship. "We weren't focused taking care of the ball today," Ogunbowale said after scoring 24 points to lead all five starters in double figures as the...
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Louisville's Jazmine Jones (23) watches ball along with Arica Carter (11) as they chase it down against Wake Forest's Ona Udoh (44) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)
January 20, 2019 - 4:25 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Arica Carter scored 12 points, Bionca Dunham had 10 and No. 4 Louisville used 3-point shooting and trapping defense beat Wake Forest 73-49 on Sunday. The Cardinals (17-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) broke it open with a 10-0 run in the second quarter, held off a brief...
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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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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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