- Associated Press - Saturday, January 14, 2017

DALLAS (AP) - Top-ranked UConn broke its own NCAA record with its 91st consecutive victory, scoring the first 21 points and romping past SMU 88-48 on Saturday.

Coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies (16-0, 4-0 American Athletic Conference) broke the record of 90 that his team first accomplished more than six years ago. They matched that mark with a 65-point rout of No. 20 South Florida last Tuesday.

The four-time defending national champion Huskies haven’t lost a game since falling in overtime at sixth-ranked Stanford on Nov. 17, 2014.

Their first 90-game winning streak broke the Division I record of 88 straight wins by the UCLA men’s basketball team and famed coach John Wooden. That UConn streak also started after a loss to Stanford, in the 2008 national semifinal game, and ended with another loss at Stanford on Dec. 30, 2010.

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 28 points, Naphessa Collier added 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds for UConn, and Gabby Williams had 19 points, 10 rebounds and six assists.

Alicia Froling led SMU (10-7, 1-3) with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

NO. 3 MARYLAND 98, IOWA 82

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Brionna Jones had 25 points and 10 rebounds for Maryland.

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 20 of her 22 points in the second half for the Terrapins (17-1, 5-0 Big Ten). They pushed their conference lead over Ohio State to 1 1/2 games.

Tania Davis scored a career-high 25 points for Iowa (11-7, 2-3).

NO. 16 TEXAS 73, NO. 18 WEST VIRGINIA 63

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Joyner Holmes and Ariel Atkins each scored 15 points for Texas.

The Longhorns (12-4) have won 10 straight and are 6-0 in the Big 12 for the first time.

Teana Muldrow had 22 points for West Virginia (14-4, 2-4).

NO. 20 SOUTH FLORIDA 79, EAST CAROLINA 48

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Ariadna Pujol scored 23 points, Kitija Laksa and Maria Jespersen added 20 apiece and South Florida routed East Carolina.

The Bulls (14-2, 3-1 American Athletic Conference) were coming off a 65-point loss to No. 1 UConn on Tuesday night. Kristen Gaffney had 13 points for the Pirates (10-8, 1-4).

NO. 22 OKLAHOMA 66, TEXAS TECH 45

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Peyton Little scored 18 points, Vionise Pierre-Louis added 10 points and 11 rebounds for Oklahoma.

Gabbi Ortiz also had 10 points for the Sooners (14-4, 5-1 Big 12). Larryn Brooks scored 12 points for Texas Tech (11-6, 3-3).

NO. 25 KANSAS STATE 63, OKLAHOMA STATE 43

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Breanna Lewis scored 15 points to help Kansas State beat Oklahoma State.

Eternati Willock added 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (14-4, 4-2 Big 12). Kaylee Jensen had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Cowgirls (12-5, 2-4).

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