CINCINNATI (AP) - Bria Hartley and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each scored 17 points to help No. 1 Connecticut rout Cincinnati 86-29 on Saturday.
Hartley added a career-high six steals for the Huskies (23-0, 10 American Athletic Conference), who jumped out to a 41-11 halftime lead and never looked back.
Cincinnati, missing leading scorer Dayeesha Hollins for the remainder of the season due to a knee injury, took a 5-3 lead two minutes into the game before Connecticut took over for good. The Bearcats pulled within three before the Huskies went on a 22-0 run to break the game open.
UConn held Cincinnati (9-12, 2-8) scoreless for 11 minutes and 22 seconds in which the Bearcats missed 11 shots and turned the ball over nine times.
The win was the Huskies’ 10th straight over Cincinnati and extended their current win streak to 29 games. Cincinnati has now lost two straight.
No. 9 BAYLOR 87, TEXAS 73
Sims had another rough shooting night but made up for it with seven rebounds and seven assists to help the Lady Bears (18-3, 8-1 Big 12) hold on after she put them ahead for good on the first basket of the second half.
Baylor, which has had the nation’s longest home and conference winning streak snapped this season, extended its conference home winning streak to 32 games. The last loss was to the Longhorns on March 7, 2010.
Nneka Enemkpali had 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead Texas (14-7, 5-4). Four of the Longhorns’ losses have been to ranked teams.
Sims, the nation’s second-leading scorer who had 33 percent over the previous three games, was 12 of 34 from the field in her fourth 40-point game of the season.
OKLAHOMA 81, No. 11 OKLAHOMA STATE 74
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Sharane Campbell scored a career-high 28 points as Oklahoma pounded 11th-ranked Oklahoma State in front of a raucous home crowd at the annual Bedlam Series game.
Nicole Griffin added 14 points with 10 rebounds and six blocked shots as the Sooners (14-8, 5-4 Big 12) handed Oklahoma State (18-3, 7-3) its first road loss in conference this season. The Cowgirls, harried into 17 turnovers with eight Sooner steals and 7 blocked shots, haven’t won at Norman since Feb. 7, 1998.
Tiffany Bias led the Cowgirls with 18 points. Liz Donohoe (11 points) was scoreless after halftime.