Women's college basketball

Baylor's Queen Egbo (25) picks up coach Kim Mulkey after the team's NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. Mulkey won her 600th career game in Baylor's 77-62 victory over Texas Tech. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
February 18, 2020 - 11:30 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kim Mulkey gathered her Baylor players for a quick chat before Queen Egbo grabbed the coach around the waist and hoisted her in the air. Call it a “Lady Bear” hug for the fastest coach to 600 wins in Division I history — men or women. Mulkey reached the milestone four games...
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February 18, 2020 - 12:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clinging to a three-point lead in overtime, Michaela Onyenware hit a pair of free throws and then stole the ball. She fed freshman Charisma Osborne, who sank a 3-pointer and No. 8 UCLA never looked back. Osborne finished with a career-high 22 points, including seven in overtime,...
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Vanderbilt forward Mariella Fasoula (34) is fouled attempting a shot against South Carolina forward Laeticia Amihere, right, and Mikiah Herbert Harrigan, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
February 17, 2020 - 9:06 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Aliyah Boston had 12 points and 14 rebounds and No. 1 South Carolina used its relentless defense for a big run in the first quarter en route to its 19th straight win, 95-44 over Vanderbilt on Monday night. LeLe Grissett had 14 points to lead the Gamecocks (25-1, 12-0...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Florida, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
February 17, 2020 - 1:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn's record streak of top five appearances in The Associated Press women's basketball poll is over. The Huskies fell to sixth on Monday, ending a run of 253 consecutive weeks as one of the first five teams in the Top 25. That historic stretch dated back to Feb. 5, 2007...
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February 17, 2020 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: UConn's record run of consecutive top five appearances in AP women's basketball poll ends.
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February 16, 2020 - 9:21 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A heavily-bandaged left hand hasn't stopped Kentucky forward Rhyne Howard from putting up big numbers. Howard scored 26 points and led a third-quarter surge that sent the No. 18 Wildcats over No. 6 Mississippi State 73-62 victory Sunday. Howard had 11 points to help the...
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Southern California forward Alissa Pili, center, shoots as Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu, left, and forward Ruthy Hebard defend during the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 16, 2020 - 6:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Third-ranked Oregon completed a weekend sweep in Los Angeles, getting comfortable wins over seventh-ranked UCLA and Southern California to extend its 12-game winning streak. The Ducks (24-2, 13-1 Pac-12) are atop the league standings by a game over No. 8 Stanford. “We want to win...
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February 16, 2020 - 6:52 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz said he was willing to deal with a minor bump in the road to avoid a possible wipeout, and now it appears the No. 9 Cardinals are back firing on all gears. Dana Evans scored 18 points to lead No. 9 Louisville to an 82-49 victory over Notre Dame on...
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Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa, left, drives against South Florida's Kristyna Brabencova during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
February 16, 2020 - 6:03 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — South Florida’s Jose Fernandez is puzzled by the chatter about the struggles of the UConn women’s basketball team this season. They've lost three games," Fernandez said Sunday after falling to the fifth-ranked Huskies 67-47 before a crowd of 6,044. “How many teams around the...
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February 16, 2020 - 5:46 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Francesca Pan delivered a brilliant performance at an opportune time. The Georgia Tech guard scored 13 of her 30 points in the first six minutes of the third quarter and the Yellow Jackets boosted their NCAA Tournament hopes by holding on for a 65-61 win over No. 4 N.C. State...
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