- Associated Press - Sunday, January 26, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Breanna Stewart tied a career high with 29 points and Bria Hartley added 26 as top-ranked Connecticut beat South Florida 81-53 on Sunday.

Stewart made five 3-pointers and the Huskies (21-0, 8-0 American Athletic Conference) were 14 of 25 from behind the arc.

Hartley hit six of her seven shots from 3-point range in putting up 20 or more points for the third consecutive game.

Courtney Williams had 23 points and eight rebounds to lead South Florida (10-9, 5-3), which had won five of its last six games.

The win was the 27th in a row for the Huskies, dating back to last season’s NCAA tournament run to the program’s eighth national championship.

The Huskies had just seven scholarship players available due to injuries and used just six of them during the game.

No. 3 DUKE 111, PITTSBURGH 67

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Tricia Liston scored 23 points and became Duke’s all-time leader in career 3-pointers as the Blue Devils beat Pittsburgh.

Elizabeth Williams added 20 points for the Blue Devils (20-1, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who shot a season-best 60 percent from the floor and never trailed.

Haley Peters had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Duke. Amber Henson added a career-high 13 points, Oderah Chidom had 12 and Alexis Jones had 11 for the Blue Devils.

Brianna Kiesel scored 19 points to lead the Panthers (9-11, 1-5), who shot 30 percent.

Liston made her record-breaking 223rd 3-pointer on a jumper from the left wing with 13:24 left in the first half. The shot gave the Blue Devils a 20-12 lead and started a 15-2 run that helped them take control of the game.

No. 5 LOUISVILLE 88, MEMPHIS 61

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Shoni Schimmel scored 29 points, hitting a school-record nine 3-pointers, to lift Louisville over Memphis.

Schimmel was 9 of 12 from the three-point line and 10 of 16 overall passing her own record of eight 3s set against South Florida on Jan. 30, 2013.

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